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  • [2012-02-28] Challenges of Designing an Optimal Petroleum Fiscal Model in Latin America 

    Tissot, Roger
    This article traces the recent history of petroleum fiscal models throughout Latin America, including market-oriented models to state corporatism models based on resource nationalism.
  • [2011-06-17] Development Plan for the Energy Sector 2007 - 2017 

    Agency of Mines and Energy; Bureau des Mines et de L'energie
    The national program for the development of the energy sector of Haiti seeks to enable policy makers and various stakeholders providing them with a management tool for the industry. The program covers the period 2007-2032. ...
  • [2011-06-17] Draft for the Energy Policy of the Republic of Haiti 

    Agency of Mines and Energy; Bureau des Mines et de L'energie
    Due to the fact that Haiti faces several years in a major energy crisis, largely due to the lack of a national energy policy expressing a coherent vision and objectives and clear guidance, this document was made to fill ...
  • [2012-02-28] Energy Conflicts: a Growing Concern in Latin America 

    Vásquez, Patricia I.
    This article discusses how the implementation of energy projects has spurred conflict throughout Latin America over the past decade. The article states that there are two underlying factors that trigger such conflicts: ...
  • [2011-06-06] Energy Policy 

    National Energy Council; Consejo Nacional de Energía
    The goals of this policy are the expansion of the electric capacity and coverage, through efficiency, optimization and savings factors; to reduce the dependency on energy produced from oil and its by-products, encouraging ...
  • [2011-06-17] Energy Policy of Guyana 

    National Energy Policy Committee
    This Energy Policy Paper highlights the energy situation during the period 1988 1992, and the projections for the period 1994 2004. It also focuses on the strategies to be implemented to achieve the stated objectives, ...
  • [2011-06-17] Energy Security and Efficiency Enhancement Project - ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT FRAMEWORK 

    Ministry of Energy and Mining
    This project is designed to provide a comprehensive support to the implementation of the Government of Jamaica s energy policy and strategy covering the 2010-2030 period. The goals are to build capacity, to provide ...
  • [2011-06-17] Framework for Development of Renewable Energy Policy for Trinidad and Tobago 

    Ministry of Energy and Energy Affairs, Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
    This report provides background information on the country's energy sector, presents the drivers and barriers to domestic renewable energy development, and proposes a strategy to establish a framework for renewable energy policy.
  • [2011-06-17] Haiti Wind Atlas Prepared by WINERGY 

    Agency of Mines and Energy; Bureau des Mines et de L'energie
    Presents meteorological data on wind to highlight the wind power potential of the Country.
  • [2011-09-01] How Advanced Is Mexico's Renewables Sector? 

    Inter-American Dialogue’s Latin American Energy Advisor
    The Mexican government expects that foreign investment in the country's renewable energy sector will nearly triple this year, reaching $8 billion and potentially helping states like California meet clean energy requirements, ...
  • [2011-09-01] How Well is Uruguay's Nascent Oil Sector Advancing? 

    Inter-American Dialogue’s Latin American Energy Advisor
    Uruguay's state-run oil and gas company, ANCAP, announced last month that it discovered the first traces of underground oil in what may be a "promising shale deposit," according to director Juan Gómez. ANCAP is also preparing ...
  • [2012-03-05] How Well is Uruguay's Nascent Oil Sector Advancing? 

    Inter-American Dialogue's Latin American Energy Advisor
    Uruguay's state-run oil and gas company, ANCAP, announced last month that it discovered the first traces of underground oil in what may be a ""promising shale deposit,"" according to director Juan Gómez. ANCAP is also ...
  • [2012-03-05] How Will Changes to U.S. Ethanol Subsidies Affect Brazil? 

    Inter-American Dialogue's Latin American Energy Advisor
    Last month, U.S. senators introduced competing legislation regarding the ethanol producer subsidy and import tariff, which are set to expire this year. A bill proposed by Democrat Dianne Feinstein (Calif.) and Republican ...
  • [2011-06-17] IDB, IICA, OAS, and Government of Guyana to Promote Renewable Energy Projects in the Caribbean 

    Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture
    Under this memorandum of understanding, the parties (Inter-American Development Bank, Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture, Organization of American States, Government of Guyana) agree to: explore ways ...
  • [2012-02-28] Is Ecuador's Refinery of the Pacific on Track? 

    Inter-American Dialogue's Latin American Energy Advisor
    In 2008, PDVSA and PetroEcuador agreed to build the ""Eloy Alfaro Delgado"" Refinery of the Pacific, which reportedly will be the only high-conversion plant on Latin America's Pacific coast. The facility will require an ...
  • [2011-09-01] Is Government Interference Hampering Petrobras? 

    Inter-American Dialogue’s Latin American Energy Advisor
    Some investors, concerned about government meddling and profitability at Brazilian oil giant Petrobras, have shifted interest away from the state-run company to startup companies that include OGX Petroleo and HRT Participações, ...
  • [2011-09-01] Is the Region Capable of Meeting Increased Electricity Demand? 

    Inter-American Dialogue’s Latin American Energy Advisor
    Brazil's São Paulo state has suffered several major power failures this year, while the Venezuelan government has enacted rationing measures and begun importing electricity from Colombia. Meanwhile, Argentina's electricity ...
  • [2012-03-05] Is Venezuela Facing Another Electricity Crisis? 

    Inter-American Dialogue's Latin American Energy Advisor
    On April 7, a fire damaged a power line in Venezuela and caused the country's worst blackout since 2009. Top government officials were adamant that Venezuela is now better equipped than in 2009-10 when electricity shortages ...
  • [2012-02-28] Latin America's Nuclear Future 

    Iglesias, Jorge Zanelli
    This article discusses the future of nuclear energy in Latin America in the context of increasing nuclear power production throughout the world. It begins by outlining the history of nuclear power in the region, and then ...
  • [2012-02-28] Leading Energy Policy Issues in Latin America 

    Arriagada, Genaro
    This article provides an analysis of the energy sources in Latin America, including oil, natural gas, hydroelectric power, coal, traditional biomass, non-conventional renewable energy sources, and non-conventional hydrocarbons. ...