Tagged With Venezuela
Harvey's aftermath
12 October 2017
The Gulf Coast is now a force on global oil and gas markets, making the hurricanes that regularly ravage the region a greater threat to supply
Latin America's hobbled oil giants
6 October 2017
Plagued by debt, low oil prices and political turmoil, times have been troubled for Latin America's state-run energy firms
Venezuela's combustible crisis
30 August 2017
President Nicolás Maduro's power grab has plunged the nation deeper into despair. What's the end game?
PdV’s cash concerns
15 August 2017
The Venezuelan company's plunging revenues show it is still struggling with lower prices and falling output
US sanctions on Venezuela are largely symbolic
2 August 2017
The oil market was waiting for an embargo. But a full blockade would have hurt American firms too
Venezuela living on the edge
2 August 2017
Venezuela's national oil company is under pressure from low prices, plummeting output and several self-inflicted wounds
US oil sanctions on Venezuela would escalate crisis
21 July 2017
As Donald Trump threatens to introduce measures against the South American nation's exports, the outcome could be ruinous for all concerned
New nationalisation threat in Venezuela?
7 July 2017
The spectre of a state grab of oil assets looms as the nation moves to rewrite its constitution
Opec, cornered
23 May 2017
The group has no real option but to roll over its deal on 25 May. Prices should rise in the second half of the year—and then the policy debate will start again
Venezuela courting disaster
17 May 2017
A Supreme Court ruling has given the president broad authority to strike oil deals. Will there be any takers?
China's oil loans run into trouble
5 April 2017
China extended much credit to secure oil supplies. Now it needs borrowers to start repaying
South America's desperados
13 February 2017
Latin America's two Opec members needed the deal to cut and Venezuela will probably shed even more output than it agreed
Reshuffle in Caracas
13 February 2017
New appointments show Maduro plans to hold his course
Venezuela on the precipice
13 February 2017
The Opec deal is not enough to rescue Venezuela and its indebted state company PdV
The bear necessities
8 December 2016
Opec has tried to put a floor in the price. But further strength in 2017 will depend on the reaction of other suppliers and aversion of many risks
The usual suspects
7 December 2016
Familiar geopolitical risks will linger into the coming year, but won’t much affect a well-supplied oil market till the end of 2017
Deals and prayers in Venezuela
7 December 2016
A bond swap has staved off the immediate threat of default, but the downward spiral continues
South America - the after-party continent
3 December 2016
Oil's price bust forced yet more change in Latin America's energy sector. Venezuela was worst hit
Limited options for Venezuela
30 November 2016
Venezuela's oil output is falling and fundamental change is needed to rescue it in 2017
Desperate Venezuela
30 November 2016
Oil output is falling and the state company is struggling to pull itself out of a dangerous tailspin
PdV’s downward spiral
12 September 2016
Venezuela’s oil industry is cracking under the pressure of a domestic crisis and low oil prices
How much worse can it get for Venezuela?
3 May 2016
The country's oil industry would suffer badly in a default scenario
Debts threaten Latin America’s state oil companies
3 February 2016
Petrobras, PdV and Pemex facing mounting financial pressures. Expect deep spending cuts
Political changes in Latin America signal new investments
15 January 2016
Economic troubles across the continent have opened the door to a new crop of leaders who could be much friendlier to foreign investors
Opec suffers internal division as the market slumps
9 December 2015
Venezuela calls to cut supply and hike prices, but Saudi Arabia is sticking with its plan
Opposition win sets stage for Venezuelan power struggle
8 December 2015
Change is coming to Caracas after the National Assembly elections, but it will be a messy and difficult process