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  • [2012-03-05] Are Conflicts Hampering Peru's Energy and Mining Sectors? 

    Inter-American Dialogue's Latin American Energy Advisor
    There are currently 200 conflicts over natural resources in Peru, particularly in rural areas where residents complain extractive projects are destroying their lands and that they are unlikely to see many of the economic ...
  • [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.
  • [2011-09-01] 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 ...
  • [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] What is the Future of Energy Integration in Central America? 

    Inter-American Dialogue’s Latin American Energy Advisor
    First proposed in 1987, the Central American Electricity Interconnection System (SIEPAC), a plan to create a more robust regional transmission grid in Central America, is scheduled to become operational this year. In order ...
  • [2012-03-05] Will Shale Gas Transform Argentina's Energy Sector? 

    Inter-American Dialogue's Latin American Energy Advisor
    In December, Repsol YPF announced a 4.5 trillion cubic feet discovery of shale gas in Argentina's Neuquén Basin. According to the company, the find expands YPF's proven reserves from six years to 16 years. What is the ...