Energy & Oil

Energy & Oil
Wednesday, December 3rd 2008 - 20:00 UTC

Argentina/Chile commemorate 1978 events in P. Arenas

 Monsignor Odilo Scherer will represent Pope Benedict XVI

Argentine president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner travels on Thursday to Punta Arenas, extreme south of Chile, for the commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the crucial papal intervention which defused a full fledged war between the neighbouring countries.

Tuesday, December 2nd 2008 - 20:00 UTC

Uruguay opens the River Plate for oil and gas exploration

Leading oil companies from Brazil, Spain, Russia, UK and United States are participating of the three days “Uruguay Round” collecting data on oil and gas exploration prospects off shore Uruguay in the River Plate.

Tuesday, December 2nd 2008 - 20:00 UTC

Oil tumbles to 47 USD; call for Russia & Norway to join OPEC

While oil skidded to its lowest level since May 2005 in New York on Tuesday, the head of OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries) said he hopes oil producing nations like Russia will join the organization, or at least agree to output cuts to help spark a rally in prices.

Sunday, November 30th 2008 - 20:00 UTC

OPEC divided over quota compliance and further cuts

OPEC energy ministers decided on Saturday to leave oil production quotas unchanged after talks in the Egyptian capital following falls in the price of oil. OPEC President Chakib Khelil said any such decision would be made at a meeting in Algeria next month.

Saturday, November 29th 2008 - 20:00 UTC

Paraguay pushing for a fairer deal with Brazil on energy

Itaipu dam in the border between Brazil and Paraguay

Landlocked Paraguay will make public in Uruguay and Spain, its claims to neighbouring Brazil regarding the energy from South America's largest hydroelectric dam, Itaipú, which it shares with Latinamerica's leading economy.

Thursday, November 27th 2008 - 20:00 UTC

Slumping oil prices deepen rift among OPEC members

Slumping oil prices are beginning to bite into the government budgets of many OPEC members generating different opinions regarding supply and price policies, according to the latest report from an oil energy investment dealer based in Calgary, Canada's oil capital.

Wednesday, November 26th 2008 - 20:00 UTC

Oil Co. completes benthic sampling in South Falkland basin

Borders & Southern has completed its benthic sampling program within its South Falkland Basin licenses offshore the Falkland Islands, according to a report from the London based company released Wednesday.

Monday, November 24th 2008 - 20:00 UTC

North Falkland basin prospects of 4.3 billion barrels

Chairman Dr. Pierre Jungels

NORTH Falkland Basin oil and gas exploration company Rockhopper Exploration have announced prospects of over four billion barrels of oil and gas.

Monday, November 24th 2008 - 20:00 UTC

Russia to drill for oil in deep Gulf of Mexico Cuban waters

Russian oil companies could soon begin searching for oil in deep Gulf of Mexico waters off Cuba, a top diplomat said just days before Russian President Dmitry Medvedev visits the island.

Friday, November 21st 2008 - 20:00 UTC

Magallanes ten years of growth based on energy projects

In spite of the global recession and the international gloomy atmosphere, Magallanes region in the extreme south of Chile has been forecasted ten years of 6.3% annual average growth speared by investments in energy related projects.

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