Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro approved the resolution of the National Energy Policy Council (CNPE) defining the annual mandatory targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions for the commercialization of fuels over the next ten years, under the National Policy for Biofuels (Renovabio), Agencia Brasil reported Tuesday after the measure was published in the Diário Oficial da União (Federal Official Gazette).
At a special Falkland Islands Executive Council meeting held on 1 December, it was confirmed that the Household Power and Fuel Allowance will be treated as a non-taxable allowance.
The shortage of diesel fuel, which at first affected only 8 provinces, has spread to the extent that Patagonia is the only region not yet going through a crisis, it was reported.
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
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro Tuesday said he intended to have Petrobras' international parity system reviewed, although he fell short of disclosing how he planned to go about it.
The British Government finally decided to launch “Operation Escalin,” a deployment of Army staff to “start delivering fuel to pumps” in a move to avert shortages of petrol.
A pool of British Army tanker drivers is on standby and to be deployed if required to deliver fuel, the UK government announced on Monday following chain supply pressure which has left many gasoline stations empty or rationing the little supply left.
Brazilian lorry drivers were placing their vehicles to block the country's main roads in the sign of protest as well as in support of President Jair Bolsonaro after Tuesday's speeches during the Independence Day celebrations.
The Government of Uruguay Monday announced a 12% increase in the price of fuels due to the increase in the international value of oil, a product that Uruguay imports 100%.