The Paraná and Paraguay rivers have noticeably begun their recoveries from year-long downspouts after constant rains in the past few days, Paraguayan authorities have reported.
Argentina's Federal Government Wednesday announced new measures to guarantee the proper supply of diesel fuel nationwide after governors of the country's 10 Grand North provinces complained last Friday of recurrent shortages.
The Uruguayan Government of President Luis Lacalle Pou finally announced an increase in the price of fuel at pumps, with which 'Super' gasoline will have risen 15% and 50S diesel 30% so far in 2022. The new increase in the price of fuels will come into effect June 1.
Paraguayan President Mario Abdo Benítez Monday welcomed his Argentine counterpart Alberto Fernández in Ayolas, 305 kilometers from Asunción, to attend a series of events involving joint undertakings in energy production.
Gasoline retailers in Uruguay have asked the Government of President Luis Lacalle Pou to put on hold “for a few more days” the increase in the price of fuel reportedly to be announced shortly.
Bolivia's state-run oil company YPFB will import 2.5 million liters of diesel fuel from Chile to reverse the current shortage, it was announced.
The Governor of the Argentine province of Misiones, Oscar Herrera Ahuad, Friday warned that the shortage of diesel fuel was particularly detrimental to the yerba mate sector, which is halfway through its harvest season
Argentina's Ambassador Daniel Scioli Wednesday highlighted the integration process with Brazil and the current relationship between South America's two largest countries, which will “together guarantee food and energy for the region.”
Bolivia is diverting natural gas to Argentina, and unexpectedly has reduced the supply to Petrobras by 30% this month, catching the state-owned company off guard. As a result, Petrobras experienced a loss of more or less than 7 million cubic meters of gas per day. YPFB, the Bolivian state company, had been supplying Petrobras with approximately 20 million cubic meters per day.
Brazil's Government has replaced yet again the chairman of the state-run oil company Petrobras in which private investors also have a share.