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  • [2011-03-11] How Widespread Is Oil and Electricity Theft in Latin America? 

    Inter-American Dialogue's Latin American Energy Advisor
    Last month, a ruptured pipeline in northern Colombia spilled 20,000 gallons of fuel into the Caribbean Sea and created a localized environmental emergency. Authorities allege that the spill was caused by a failed criminal ...
  • [2012-05-02] Is Mexico Prepared for Deepwater Drilling in the Gulf? 

    Inter-American Dialogue’s Latin American Energy Advisor
    Pemex is not prepared for risks such as a spill or other serious accident that could happen as it plans to drill two wells in ultradeep waters of the Gulf of Mexico, said Juan Carlos Zepeda, the head of Mexico's National ...
  • [2012-05-15] What Does a State-Run Energy Company Need to Succeed? 

    Inter-American Dialogue’s Latin American Energy Advisor
    Argentina last week announced it would seize the 51 percent of YPF owned by Repsol, arguing that the company had not invested enough in the country's energy sector development. Meanwhile, the top two contenders for the ...
  • [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 ...
  • [2012-08-29] Will Peña Nieto be able to win support for energy reform? 

    Inter-American Dialogue’s Latin American Energy Advisor
    Mexican President-elect Enrique Peña Nieto has said that reforming the state-run energy sector will be his "signature issue" and that he aims to refashion Pemex in the image of Brazil's Petrobras, Bloomberg News reported. ...