Latin America & Caribbean

US Recognizes Opposition Leader As Venezuela President, Weighs Oil Sanctions

The Trump administration ratcheted up pressure on Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro on Jan. 23, announcing U.S. recognition of the country's opposition leader as interim president and signaling potential new sanctions against its vital oil sector.

Jan 23 2019 - 3:05pm

Mexico Pipeline Problem Eyed In US Gulf Coast Gasoline Build

Refined products are stockpiled following closure of fuel pipelines.

Jan 17 2019 - 10:51am

Traders: Mexican Ports See Bottlenecks As Fuel Distribution Slows

Mexico’s government has ordered pipelines shut to limit losses from fuel theft.

Jan 10 2019 - 12:04pm

Venezuela's PDVSA In Oil Deal With Firm Part-Owned By Florida Republican

Venezuelan state oil firm PDVSA has signed a deal with little-known U.S. energy firm Erepla, partly owned by a prominent Florida Republican, to help increase the socialist-run country’s plummeting crude oil output, the company said.

Jan 8 2019 - 9:27am

Petrobras Oil Pipe Spills 377 Barrels After Theft Attempt

Most of the spill has been cleaned up but event illustrates the danger of oil theft.

Dec 10 2018 - 10:35am

Mexico Energy Reform: Potential Dispute Settlement Mechanisms

New presidency throws the country’s reform into uncertainty for investors.

Dec 9 2018 - 2:00pm

Petrobras Says Could Raise More Than $25 Billion Through Asset Sales

Brazilian state-controlled oil company Petrobras said it could raise $26.9 billion through asset sales and partnerships by 2023 as part of a new strategic business plan.

Dec 5 2018 - 8:20am

Germany's DEA To Buy Mexico's Sierra Oil And Gas

DEA Deutsche Erdoel agreed to buy independent Mexican company Sierra Oil and Gas at a time of growing uncertainty over the private sector's role in Mexico's oil industry.

Dec 5 2018 - 8:05am

Venezuela’s Oil Slump Reflects Nation’s Decline

Nation’s meltdown has no end in sight, with even a U.S. invasion possible.

Oct 29 2018 - 5:22pm

Talos Energy, Pan American Join Forces Offshore Mexico

Talos Energy is joining forces with a subsidiary of Argentina’s Pan American Energy LLC to accelerate exploration efforts offshore Mexico.

Oct 19 2018 - 10:55am