ExxonMobil expects Brazil and Guyana will be key drivers for the company’s growth ambitions in the future, as the US super-major looks to concentrate the bulk of exploration and production development activities in the two South American nations, apparently leaving aside the shale deposits in Argentina.
Peru has joined a select group of countries issuing debt that matures in 100 years, as investors looked beyond the acute political crisis that has engulfed the country in recent weeks.
The Tannat cable system connecting Uruguay and Brazil by sea has now been officially extended to Argentina. The cable is co-owned by Uruguay’s state-run telco Antel and by Google. Active since 2018, the 2,000km system links Maldonado, near Montevideo in Uruguay, to Praia Grande/Santos in Brazil’s São Paulo state.
LATAM Airlines expects to function at 38% normal capacity during the month of December according to a press release from the company. This includes the resumption of some international routes that remained suspended because of the coronavirus pandemic.
U.S. automaker Ford on Tuesday announced it will invest 580 million U.S. dollars in Argentina to manufacture the next generation of its Ranger model truck at its plant in the city of General Pacheco, in northern Greater Buenos Aires.
The RRS James Clark Ross has arrived at King Edward Point, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, after seven weeks sailing south from the UK. For the staff disembarking at King Edward Point, this represents the culmination of a journey that started in quarantine in the UK in October to enable safe travel.
The United Kingdom steps forward the United States and Europe and became the first Western country to approve a Covid-19 vaccine for general use as it announced on Wednesday a rollout of Pfizer-BioNTech’s drug from next week.
Rockhopper Exploration has confirmed that Navitas Petroleum remains committed to its proposed farm-in to the Sea Lion oil and gas project offshore the Falkland Islands, the company announced on its site.
Argentine billionaire Eduardo Eurnekian is preparing to fulfil an old promise to the late football icon Diego Maradona by erecting a statue of the player at the country’s main airport. Eurnekian, founder of Corporacion America Airports and one of the country’s top businessmen, announced the plan in a note of condolences published in newspaper La Nacion on Friday.
Fincantieri, the Italian shipbuilding giant, has announced it has signed a letter of intent with the Ministry of Economic Development and Labour of the Yucatán State (Mexico) to participate in the design and construction of a shipyard located in the port of Progreso.