South America

Oil shows upgrade Jamaica

Oil shows upgrade Jamaica

Tullow hopes oil seep could indicate the next Guyana in areas once controlled by FAR.

  • Haydn Black
  • 14 February 2017
  • 09:59
ConocoPhillips in court win

ConocoPhillips in court win

ConocoPhillips' $380 million expropriation windfall.

  • Haydn Black
  • 10 February 2017
  • 09:25
Cuban potential doubled

Cuban potential doubled

Melbana has narrowed targets for its initial two wells in the Caribbean.

  • Haydn Black
  • 01 February 2017
  • 09:52
Petrobras shackles loosened

Petrobras shackles loosened

A ruling in a Brazilian court could offer hope to Karoon.

  • Haydn Black
  • 25 January 2017
  • 10:50
Big Oil's Latin victories

Big Oil's Latin victories

US companies have dominated South American entities in legal battles.

  • Haydn Black
  • 23 January 2017
  • 09:41
Halliburton renews complexity agreement

Halliburton renews complexity agreement

Brazil is targeting 5MMbopd by 2023 with Petrobras to produce much of that.

  • Haydn Black
  • 16 January 2017
  • 10:19
Another win for ExxonMobil

Another win for ExxonMobil

ExxonMobil has made a new discovery in one of the world's hottest deepwater exploration provinces.

  • Haydn Black
  • 13 January 2017
  • 10:18
Vaca Muerta accord signed

Vaca Muerta accord signed

Argentina strikes agreement with unions to open shale exploration.

  • Haydn Black
  • 12 January 2017
  • 10:15
Petrobras falls short

Petrobras falls short

Legal woes stopped Petrobras hitting sales targets.

  • Haydn Black
  • 05 January 2017
  • 10:05
Development drilling boosts production

Development drilling boosts production

Range upbeat in Trinidad developments.

  • Haydn Black
  • 04 January 2017
  • 10:02

BHP strikes out in T&T

No deepwater joy in frontier drilling so far.

  • Haydn Black
  • 03 January 2017
  • 10:00
Rig secured for Uruguay tests

Rig secured for Uruguay tests

A four-well wildcat test planned for the first half of next year.

  • Haydn Black
  • 22 December 2016
  • 10:10

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