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  • [2011-09-01] Can Latin America Capitalize on Oil Wealth in the Long Term? 

    Inter-American Dialogue's Latin American Energy Advisor
    Venezuela holds some 85 percent of Latin America's crude oil reserves, and the region overall has the world's second-largest oil reserves after the Middle East, according to figures presented by the Latin American Energy ...
  • [2012-01-13] Can Shale Gas Really Transform the Region's Energy Sector? 

    Inter-American Dialogue’s Latin American Energy Advisor
    Argentina has the world's third largest technically recoverable shale-gas resources, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, with several large shale gas discoveries recently announced in the country's ...
  • [2012-05-15] How will YPF's nationalization affect Argentina? 

    Inter-American Dialogue's Latin American Energy Advisor
    Argentine President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner on April 16 announced that the government was immediately taking control of the nation's largest oil producer, YPF, and sending legislation to Congress to seize Repsol's ...
  • [2012-05-02] Is the Global Energy Map Shifting to the Western Hemisphere? 

    Inter-American Dialogue’s Latin American Energy Advisor
    For the first time since 1949, the United States exported more gasoline, heating oil and diesel fuel last year than it imported, the Energy Department reported Feb 29, and imports of crude oil fell to a level not seen ...
  • [2012-05-02] What Energy Sector Trends Should Leaders Be Watching? 

    Inter-American Dialogue’s Latin American Energy Advisor
    In 2011, Latin America witnessed protests over major hydro projects in Brazil and Chile, advances in Cuba's quest to drill for oil, continued successes in Colombia's hydrocarbons sector and considerable Chinese energy ...
  • [2012-01-13] Will Mexico Be Able to Exploit Its Shale Gas Resources? 

    Inter-American Dialogue’s Latin American Energy Advisor
    Mexico is abandoning plans to build as many as 10 nuclear reactors and will focus instead on natural gas-fired electricity plants, Bloomberg News reported last week. According to Energy Minister Jordy Herrera, Mexico is ...
  • [2012-05-02] Will the Argentine Government Hinder Shale Investment? 

    Inter-American Dialogue’s Latin American Energy Advisor
    In recent weeks, the Argentine government has faced off with the country's largest energy company, Repsol’s YPF, blaming the increase in fuel imports on a lack of investment from YPF and other producers. Despite a ...