Tagged With Hugo Chavez
Slow-mo in the Orinoco
28 January 2014
New development of Venezuela’s vast heavy oil belt is moving like treacle
Oil industry counts cost of Chávez inheritance
20 March 2013
Chávez left behind a mixed legacy for Venezuela, now the country must move forward
Hugo Chávez retains power in Venezuelan election
24 October 2012
As Hugo Chávez retains power in Venezuela, what do the next six years hold for the country’s energy sector?
Venezuela’s election hots up with energy policy visions
21 June 2012
As Venezuela’s October election nears, president Hugo Chavez and his challenger Henrique Capriles Rodonski have started to outline different visions for the future of the country’s oil sector
PdV eyes new Orinoco Belt production
7 February 2012
Venezuela’s state-owned PdV is on track to start production at a number of heavy-oil projects this year in the Orinoco Belt
Tax move by Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez
10 May 2011
Chavez boosts state's take from the oil patch
Oilfield services companies set for a bumpy ride in Venezuela
9 July 2009
Enforced take-overs of services operations are a short-term measure to shore up government finances, but they could do lasting damage to the oil industry, reports Robert Olson
Petrobras on top
1 July 2008
PdV has long been Latin America's pre-eminent oil company. But it is losing ground to Petrobras, writes Robert Cauclanis
Capex plunges
1 April 2005
A temporary break in electoral activity has not brought about the expected revival in oil sector investment. Instead, capital spending has slipped, while the government's ambivalent relationship with foreign companies has led to clashes with investors and delays in approving new projects, reports Robert Olson