Articles tagged with "#Latin America"

المقالات الموسومة بـ "#Latin America"

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LNG exporter Peru’s crisis slows energy transition

Deepening political and social unrest in Peru, a major LNG exporter, are deepening delays to the country’s energy transition.

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Green hydrogen sector in Chile demands state action

Chile needs to accelerate legal, regulatory and marketing groundwork for green hydrogen if it hopes to meet ambitious production and export targets, executives in the fledgling industry say.

Fracking in Argentina’s Vaca Muerta leads to earthquakes

New research shows a strong link between fracking and seismic activity in Vaca Muerta, but Argentine authorities ignore the problem.

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Ecopetrol eyes “white” hydrogen in Colombia

Hydrogen is a strategic pillar in the energy transition plans of state-controlled Ecopetrol in Colombia and now the firm is exploring the potential of the “white” variety.

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Colombia braces for oil and gas phase-out decision

The oil and gas industry in Colombia is on tenterhooks as the government decides whether to allow new exploration contracts or not, as it moves away from fossil fuels.

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Brazil fossil fuels plan under Lula may not transpire

Brazil’s president-elect Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva wants to reassert some form of state control over motor fuel prices and steer state-run Petrobras back into refining, but analysts say he will have limited political and economic scope for major near-term fossil fuels policy changes.

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Uruguay carves dual path of hydrocarbons and hydrogen

Uruguay is the latest South American country to unveil a green hydrogen roadmap, but unlike some other aspiring producers and exporters of the emerging resource, the government has not yet relinquished plans to drill for oil and gas.

EIG bet on Chile signals strength of decarb drive

US investment giant EIG has acquired new assets in Chile including the crown jewel of Cerro Dominador, a solar complex comprising 110 MW of CSP and 100 MW of PV capacity, in the Atacama desert.

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Colombia’s energy transition at play in pivotal election

With both candidates opposed to fracking, the future of Colombia’s pilot unconventional exploration projects Kalé and Platero, is uncertain.