Tagged With Brazil
Brazil's OGX files for bankruptcy after assets disappoint
31 October 2013
A series of unfortunate events has spelled the end for one of Brazil's most high profile companies, writes Justin Jacobs
Brazil's Libra pre-salt oilfield to be developed
28 October 2013
The country's prolific pre-salt fairway enters a new era as western majors team up with Petrobras and two of China's state-owned players to tap Libra's bounty
Latin America struggles with energy integration
15 October 2013
Though the continent has plenty of energy resources, integrating them into a trans-continental energy network remains an elusive goal for the region’s governments
Brazil’s bid rounds: different opportunities, different investors
24 September 2013
Many were quick to judge, but the country's rounds brought new opportunities to the table
Refiners struggle to keep up in Latin America
16 September 2013
Imports are on the rise across the region as refiners struggle to keep up with demand
Petrobras hopes for strong output growth
23 August 2013
Having over-promised and under-delivered in recent years, Brazil's state firm thinks its pre-salt is at last primed for strong output growth
OGX warns of trouble ahead as oilfield may shut
1 July 2013
Problems are mounting for OGX in Brazil as the company warns offshore oilfield may be shutdown
Western Africa LNG hopes tempered by uncertain market
18 June 2013
LNG developers in western Africa must fight in a crowded marketplace for sales to South America, Europe and Asia
Shale takes a backseat in Brazil despite resources
20 May 2013
Despite the country having significant deposits of unconventional gas, there are no plans to tap into it
Investors flock to Brazil in licensing round
20 May 2013
A successful licensing round has given Brazil’s oil industry a much-needed boost of confidence and sets the stage for a new oil rush
BG streamlines operations as part of growth plan
20 May 2013
By 2015, BG hopes to prioritise value over volume by developing upstream assets
Latin America’s emerging LNG market growing stronger
1 May 2013
Brazil and Argentina are leading a surge in South American LNG imports
Stormy waters ahead for Brazil's OGX amid low production
15 April 2013
Disappointing production levels have cut the company's credit grade, leaving questions about the company's future
Latin American car ownership rising steadily
27 February 2013
Subsidies and economic growth mean fuel consumption and car ownership will rise steadily
Expansion of Brazil's ports key to oil industry growth
18 February 2013
At the mouth of Rio de Janeiro's iconic Guanabara Bay, a queue of ships waiting to berth at the city's main port shows the strain rapid economic growth in recent years has putting on Brazil's infrastructure
Deep-water spending set to double by 2017
14 February 2013
Spending on deep-water oil and gas projects will more than double in the next five years as drilling and field development activity offshore Brazil and Africa ramps up, a new report claims
BG eyes production ramp-ups as profits slump
8 February 2013
The UK company's operating profit was down 12% year-on-year in the fourth quarter of 2012
Petrobras fuel price increase doesn’t go far enough
4 February 2013
The state owned company announced an increase in fuel prices, however analysts say it isn't enough
Brazil's shale-gas development amid threats of energy shortages
24 January 2013
The country's first shale-gas licensing round will happen later this year
Subsea technology takes centre stage in Brazil
3 January 2013
State-owned Petrobras has long committed to research and development, a strategy that will harvest benefits from subsea development
Brazil takes step closer to new licensing rounds
12 November 2012
Reforms have finally passed allowing changes to the energy sector
Brazil lacks skills to explore and produce oil wealth
24 October 2012
Brazil has plenty of oil, but it lacks the skills and equipment needed to explore and produce it
Transocean gets Frade reprieve as court lifts injunction
3 October 2012
If not lifted, the injunction would have forced the company to shut its operations
Rousseff gives nod for new Brazilian bid rounds
21 September 2012
Amid increasing pressure from the industry, Brazil’s president Dilma Rousseff has given the go-ahead for the country’s first licensing round since 2008
Local content rules send costs higher in Brazil
16 August 2012
Requirements are contributing to cost inflation in the country's oil and gas sector
Brazil's targets need to be realistic and practical
6 July 2012
Petrobras’ new chief executive, Maria das Graças Foster, has already made her mark at the Brazilian company. The former chemical engineer has said Brazil can become a leading oil producer, but must temper its expectations, saying targets need to be ‘realistic and practical’