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Extractive industries can bring benefits for the region. But governance of the sector must continue to improve.
Despite recent controversies, Brazil’s state-led oil firm has cause for optimism thanks to two recent deals that sharpen its focus on pre-salt oil.
Plans for a new oil refinery miss an opportunity to modernize Mexican energy policy.
Colombia’s oil reserves are dwindling. President Duque sees fracking as a possible solution.
Guyana – population 1 million – could soon become a major oil player. A sovereign wealth fund will help it make the most of the opportunity.
Geography and a lack of security have stunted Colombia's infrastructure development. The country needs to be connected for peace to take hold.
Argentina is taking steps to catch up to South America's renewable energy leader.
Latin American governments are warming to foreign investment in oil and gas, but the shift may not last.
Latin America stands to benefit from importing U.S. natural gas.
Even in a distressed oil market, Uruguay is attracting major investments, with Tullow Oil telling AQ it plans to make a 'major seismic acquisition in 2017.'

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