2018 will be a pivotal year for energy in Latin America, as the region’s top oil producers are set to hold presidential elections that could lead to sweeping policy changes.
Venezuela’s mining sector is getting a much-needed boost from China.
Mexico held a highly successful auction for oil and gas contracts in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico on December 5, giving a boost to its plans to lift production and investment in the country’s failing oil sector.
The arrival of business-friendly Kuczynski, more commonly known as PPK, promises to bring important changes to the energy and mining sectors.
Prolonged droughts caused by the El Niño weather phenomenon combined with the impacts of climate change are exposing Latin America’s severe vulnerability to reliance on hydropower.
While Brazil’s political future hangs in the balance, Petrobras – the state oil company at the center of Brazil’s largest corruption scandal – is also facing great uncertainty.
Some of the top energy-related issues in the 2016 US presidential elections have important implications for LAC.
As the close of the global climate talks approaches, governments must shift attention to following through on commitments made.
The upcoming presidential election opens an opportunity to rekindle regional energy integration.