Unlike in the Kirchner era, misguided policies now would swiftly disrupt shale production in Vaca Muerta.
A pre-salt auction 20 years in the making could have broad repercussions for the economy and Jair Bolsonaro’s government.
A viable plan to rescue Pemex exists, but the president has chosen another path.
A secretive deal brought Paraguay’s president dangerously close to impeachment – and risks splattering into Brazil.
AMLO has pledged to revive Mexico’s state oil firm, but the company’s five-year plan may do more harm than good.
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.


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