Chile’s world-leading copper industry will see investment lag for at least two years as the country rewrites a constitution that underpinned nearly three decades of mining growth in the South American nation.
Canada’s Plateau Energy Metals has raised nearly US$ 600 million to develop Peru’s sole lithium project and expects to start mining in 2023, a year later than planned, as the country lags its neighbors in developing the battery mineral, a company official said.
One-quarter of the global floater (offshore drilling rig) segment could be scrapped. That’s according to Rystad Energy, which outlined that restructuring in the “already stretched” offshore drilling market will accelerate.
Brazil’s central bank kept its key interest rate at a record-low 2.00% on Wednesday, maintaining its “forward guidance” pledge to keep rates lower for longer and even the possibility of further easing, despite the recent rise in inflation and fiscal risks.
Brazil's state-run oil giant Petrobras announced on Wednesday it reduced its losses in the third quarter of the year, the company's third negative result in a row due to the global economic meltdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Data from the Chinese Customs Administration indicates that in September, Brazil advanced to the position of third-largest supplier of crude oil to the Asian country, as independent Chinese refiners obtain cheap and a relatively high-quality supply from the South American exporter.
Huge volumes of discovered hydrocarbons worldwide are currently ‘stranded,’ according to a study by Westwood Global Energy Group. The consultant has identified 119 fields in this category that were found between 2008 and 2016 with collectively 11 Bbbl of oil and 36 Bboe of gas, but currently not progressing toward development, including Brazil, Angola, and the Falkland Islands in the south Atlantic.
Noble Corporation plc's ultra-deepwater drillship Noble Tom Madden has received about 6.5 years of additional contract term under the commercial enabling agreement (CEA) with ExxonMobil for work offshore Guyana.
Oil company Borders & Southern Petroleum said it has been granted an extension to its Falkland Islands licenses.
Argentina’s cash-strapped government says it can find US$ 5.1 billion to give to natural gas drillers in a bid to resurface the country’s Vaca Muerta shale patch and prevent a jump in imports of the fuel.