South America

Field Development

Petrobras, Keppel Shipyard Sign P-83 Construction Contract

Petrobras' "New Generation" platforms, including the P-83, will have high production capacity and incorporate carbon emissions reduction technology.

September 28, 2022


E&P Highlights: Sept. 26, 2022

Here’s a roundup of the latest E&P headlines, including a project approval off Equatorial Guinea and product announcements from the past week in the upstream oil and gas industry.

September 26, 2022

Energy Transition

Energy Transition in Motion (Week of Sept. 23, 2022): Advancing Projects, Investment

Here’s a look at some of this week’s renewable energy news, including plans to seek lithium from soon-to-be abandoned oil wells in the Williston Basin.

September 23, 2022

Exploration & Production , Technology

E&P Highlights: Sept. 20, 2022

Here’s a roundup of the latest E&P headlines including a new EIS for a project in Australia to contract awards around the globe from the past week in the upstream oil and gas industry.

September 20, 2022


Exxon Boosts Guyana Oil Output, Undecided on Future Auction Bid

Guyana is unsure how to distribute oil properties outside of Exxon Mobil's blocks and postponed a possible auction, according to source close to the matter.

September 20, 2022

Field Development , Natural Gas

TotalEnergies Launches Fenix Gas Project Offshore Argentina

TotalEnergies' Fenix gas field development project will produce 10 MMcm/d of natural gas once production starts in 2025.

September 19, 2022

Investment , Unconventional , Natural Gas

Exclusive Q&A: Vaca Muerta Headwinds with Baker Institute’s Mark P. Jones

The Rice University Baker Institute for Public Policy’s Political Science Fellow Mark P. Jones recently spoke to Hart Energy about some of the headwinds confronting oil and gas investors eyeing shale opportunities in Argentina’s massive Vaca Muerta formation.

September 16, 2022

Field Development , Subsea

TechnipFMC Snags Large Subsea Contract for TotalEnergies Project

The value of the subsea contract by TotalEnergies was not disclosed, but TechnipFMC noted that the company considers a “significant” contract to be worth between $75 million and $250 million.

September 15, 2022

Investment , Policy & Regulations , Shale Plays

Latin America's Abundance of Investment Opportunities

South American countries Brazil and Argentina offer large-scale investment opportunities that focus on electricity, renewables, asset divestments, crude oil and natural gas production and infrastructure build outs and LNG exports.

September 7, 2022

Business , Exploration & Production , International

Chevron Applies for Venezuela License Renewal, Proposes Wider Business

Chevron’s authorization request is the California-based company’s latest attempt to have a greater say in its Venezuelan ventures, revive production and resume trading Venezuelan oil.

September 2, 2022