Tagged With Venezuela
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
PdV to increase light oil imports to act as diluent
17 November 2015
Venezuela's PdV is ramping up imports of light oil to use as diluent at its Orinoco projects
Infrastructure allows Venezuela to offer gas to Trinidad
20 October 2015
Following several rounds of negotiations, Venezuela and Trinidad will trade gas
Venezuela borrows $5bn from China to boost output
1 October 2015
China has not lost confidence in the oil producer despite price slump and falling crude output
Venezuela secures another $5bn in China loans
3 September 2015
Venezuela has secured a further $5bn in loans from China to help the oil producer boost output president Nicolas Maduro said during a trip to Beijing
Venezuela ends gas imports after Perla startup
28 July 2015
With the startup of the Perla gasfield, Venezuela has halted gas imports from Colombia and plans to reverse the flow of gas through the Antonio-Ricaurte pipeline
Venezuela's PdV starts its recovery in the Orinoco
27 May 2015
Venezuela’s economy is cratering but the state firm has a new development strategy for its heavy oil play
China gives Venezuela break on oil-for-loan repayment
24 October 2014
Amendments eliminate the minimum export requirement and a payment period
Venezuela suffering under the falling oil price
23 October 2014
Venezuela's oil industry, like its economy, is still in a mess. Falling oil prices could not have come at a worse time
Ecuador cannot afford falling prices or an Opec output cut
23 October 2014
Opec’s smallest group has limited sway over policy
New leader of PdV to revitalise 1,000 mature wells
29 September 2014
Venezuela's PdV leader Eulogio del Pino's pragmatic plans will aim to boost the country's oil production
Reshuffle pushes Ramirez out of PdV leadership
11 September 2014
Rafael Ramirez no longer head of PdV or minister for petroleum and mining, after a cabinet reshuffle
Venezuela oil industry woes hit China’s Petro-King
19 June 2014
Services provider Petro-King warned investors of a slowdown
Caribbean refiners under heavy pressure
24 April 2014
The economic model behind the region’s processing plants is coming under severe strain
PetroCaribe under threat as Venezuela economy struggles
24 April 2014
Venezuela’s crumbling economy could leave the Caribbean’s PetroCaribe members exposed
Venezuela’s gas ambitions thwarted as developments struggle
24 April 2014
Venezuela has the potential to become a major natural gas player, but it is struggling to develop its huge offshore reserves
Tensions rise in Venezuela as protests continue
14 March 2014
A year after the death of Hugo Chávez, the movement he left behind is fighting for its survival without its comandante
Slow-mo in the Orinoco
28 January 2014
New development of Venezuela’s vast heavy oil belt is moving like treacle
Venezuela's Orinoco belt developments moving slowly
24 January 2014
New development of Venezuela’s vast heavy oil belt is moving like treacle
Crisis in Caracas as Venezuela's economy falters
29 November 2013
What do you do if you’re the leader of a country facing rampant inflation, shortages of basic goods such as milk and toilet paper, a dollar shortage and sinking popularity that threatens to drag down your party in upcoming local elections?
Nationalisations return to Venezuela's oil industry
5 November 2013
Under late president Hugo Chávez, nationalisations were commonplace in Venezuela's oil patch. One of the most pressing questions facing investors since Nicolas Maduro, Chávez's hand-picked successor, won the presidency earlier this year has been whether he would continue the policy or seek to shape a more investor-friendly climate
New oil deals set stage for Venezuela-China visit
19 September 2013
Venezuela's new president Nicolas Maduro will make his first visit to Beijing this weekend in a fresh test of the countries' energy relations, which have been strained in recent months
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
PdV: still struggling amid political changes
23 August 2013
Venezuela's state firm controls one of the world's biggest oil resources. Hamstrung by politics, it has failed to capitalise on it
Capacity crunch
24 June 2013
Canada’s oil sands need new pipelines to new markets
Venezuela cuts US fuel imports as the Amuay refinery re-started
30 April 2013
Last August, 39 people were killed and the refinery was badly damaged after an explosion, forcing the plant to close