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Montevideo, October 5th 2023 - 03:43 UTC

Tag: liquefied natural gas

  • Thursday, April 14th 2022 - 09:43 UTC

    Argentina: CFK acquitted in gas overpricing case

    Expert testimony persuaded Judge Ercolini that there was no fraud

    Argentine Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (CFK) has been acquitted in the case of alleged overpricing in the purchase of Liquefied National Gas. Judge Julián Ercolini's ruling also reached her former aides Julio De Vido, Roberto Baratta, and other officials of her administration.

  • Thursday, June 27th 2019 - 15:10 UTC

    Argentina's shale boom at Vaca Muerta seems to be finally taking off

    Vaca Muerta has been one of the few bright spots in shale gas production outside  United States, but it hasn’t come even close to replicating the U.S. shale revolution

    By Tsvetana Paraskova for - After years of drilling and development and billions of U.S. dollars of investment, Argentina’s vast shale play Vaca Muerta has finally seen the first tangible results with the first exports of light crude oil and liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the resource-rich formation.

  • Tuesday, December 4th 2018 - 08:41 UTC

    Qatar exits OPEC on January to concentrate as world's largest LNG exporter

    The surprise decision to exit OPEC in January was not driven by politics underlined Minister of State for Energy Affairs Saad al-Kaabi

    Qatar said it will quit OPEC to focus on gas in a swipe at Saudi Arabia, the de facto leader of the oil exporting group which is trying to show unity in tackling an oil price slide. Doha, one of OPEC’s smallest oil producers but the world’s biggest liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporter, is embroiled in a row with OPEC members Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

  • Wednesday, October 3rd 2018 - 08:17 UTC

    Canada's largest private sector project: US$ 32bn LNG export terminal

    The LNG facility will be built in Kitimat, British Columbia. Construction is expected to begin this year, with the LNG export terminal in service by 2024

    A major US$ 31.9bn liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Canada has received the go-ahead from its partners. The project is a joint venture between Royal Dutch Shell, Malaysia's Petronas, PetroChina, Korea Gas Corporation, and Japan's Mitsubishi Corporation. It is the single largest private sector investment project in Canada's history.

  • Monday, September 24th 2018 - 09:15 UTC

    Petrobras plans to increase output 10% next year to some 2.3 million bpd

    The world’s most indebted oil company is on course to reduce debt to US$ 69 billion by the end of this year, CEO Grisolia pointed out.

    Brazil’s state-run oil giant Petrobras aims to raise output as much as 10% to around 2.3 million barrels per day (bpd) in 2019 and cut net debt by US$10 billion, according to Chief Financial Officer Rafael Grisolia. The world’s most indebted oil company is on course to reduce debt to US$ 69 billion by the end of this year despite falling short of its US$ 21 billion asset sales target, Grisolia pointed out.

  • Thursday, March 10th 2011 - 17:43 UTC

    Qatar set to have this year the highest per capita income in the world

    Doha the capital on the Persian Gulf

    Qatar is set to become the country with the world’s highest per capita income following on a breathless 16% growth in 2010 and a forecasted 20% this year according to the latest estimates from the IMF.