2019 marks the first year since new leaders in Brazil, Colombia and Mexico took office. We can now see more clearly the way their policy decisions have affected the energy sector and opportunities for investment. Meanwhile, Argentina holds presidential elections later this month. Venezuela, in turn, faces a worsening economic crisis as oil production plummets. Industry experts, government officials, and corporate representatives convened to discuss these issues and their regional impacts on October 2 at the Inter-American Dialogue.
The surge in US natural gas production as a result of the shale boom has implications for gas and LNG markets all over the world.
Brazil must focus on reforms that will make Petrobras more competitive and create an attractive investment environment.
Oil and gas production in the United States and Canada has increased considerably since 2008.
Natural gas has the potential to reduce Central America’s high energy costs and mitigate its dependence on imported oil.