Tagged With Venezuela
Opec's Venezuelan supply problem
8 December 2017
It's hard to see how the Opec-non-Opec agreement would survive a steep decline in Venezuelan oil output in 2018
Latin America's continental contraction
5 December 2017
The region has seen a decade of surging crude consumption come to a crashing halt. Refining woes mean imports are still on the rise
Petropolitics hang over Latin America's producers
5 December 2017
Elections next year in Venezuela, Mexico and Brazil have pivoted politics to the region’s fore again. Can it break the self-destructive resource-nationalist cycle?
Military moves in on Venezuela's oil industry
28 November 2017
A major general is replacing the oilmen that ran the industry which will worry investors and plunge the sector further into crisis
Venezuelan crunch time
17 November 2017
Venezuela faces steep bond payments before the end of the year. It is looking to Russia to help keep it from default
Venezuela's debt crisis deepens
15 November 2017
It's crunch time in Caracas after the country defaulted on two bond payments and oil output continued its freefall
US sound and fury
2 November 2017
Trump's deregulations will only touch the margins of production, but he will generate plenty of geopolitical risk
The paradox of energy security
2 November 2017
Efforts to secure the flow of energy often do the opposite, reinforcing injustice and historical resentments, argues a new book
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