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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 ...
  • [2012-03-05] Energía nuclear en América Latina: antes y después del desastre japonés 

    Isbell, Paul
    This article begins by outlining the use of nuclear energy in Latin America as compared to other regions of the world. More specifically, it details the history and current output of energy from the six nuclear reactors ...
  • [2011-09-01] How Is China Changing Latin America's Energy Sector? 

    Inter-American Dialogue's Latin American Energy Advisor
    China recently announced several loans worth billions of dollars to Ecuador and Venezuela—to be paid back largely in the form of oil—for public works, energy and infrastructure projects. These investments and others have ...
  • [2012-03-05] How Will New Tariffs Affect Venezuela's Oil Industry? 

    Inter-American Dialogue's Latin American Energy Advisor
    On April 21, Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez announced drastic changes to windfall oil tax rates, hiking the tax from 60 percent to 95 percent when oil prices surpass $100 per barrel. The new legislation also raises the ...
  • [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 ...
  • [2012-01-13] Will Colombia and Venezuela Collaborate on Energy Issues? 

    Inter-American Dialogue’s Latin American Energy Advisor
    Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez and his Colombian counterpart, Juan Manuel Santos, met Nov. 28 in Caracas to sign several agreements in areas including energy, trade and agriculture. Among the energy-related accords ...
  • [2012-05-15] Will PDVSA be able to meet demand from Asia? 

    Inter-American Dialogue’s Latin American Energy Advisor
    Venezuelan efforts to diversity oil exports have gained steam in recent months, with new energy sector deals signed with Japan, South Korea and Vietnam and the launch of an $8.3 billion joint refinery project in southern ...
  • [2012-09-07] Will Venezuela's petro-diplomacy survive? 

    Inter-American Dialogue’s Latin American Energy Advisor
    Henrique Capriles, the Venezuelan opposition leader running for president against Hugo Chávez, said on Aug. 1 that he would scrap preferential oil deals with foreign allies including Argentina, Cuba and others, Reuters ...