Posted in Guyana South America

Exxon’s Big Bet On Guyana Is Starting To Pay Off

After commencing exploration drilling in offshore Guyana in 2015 the world’s second largest publicly listed oil company by market cap ExxonMobil experienced stunning success. In little more than six years Exxon has made 22 high-quality oil discoveries in the 6.6-million-acre Stabroek Block, the latest being at the 5,938 feet Pinktail well, located nearly 22 miles to the southeast of the Liza phase 1 development. Hess, Exxon’s partner, with a 30%…
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Posted in Ecuador South America

Ecuador’s Petroecuador faces arbitration claims from two contractors

A view shows the Ecuador’s state-run Esmeraldas refinery complex in Esmeraldas, Ecuador, August 15, 2017, REUTERS/Daniel Tapia/File Photo QUITO, Sept 10 (Reuters) – Ecuador’s state oil company Petroecuador is facing arbitration claims stemming from contractual disputes with two private contractors, the company said on Friday, adding that the processes would not affect crude output. Kamana Services and Servicios Petroleros Igapó separately presented claims stemming from disputes over services contracts signed…
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Posted in Paraguay

Sophia Smith has history against Paraguay

The United States Women’s National Team will play Paraguay for the first time today on the senior level. Despite this, there are a few players on the USWNT roster who have international experience against Las Guaranies at the youth level. Crystal Dunn and Kristie Mewis played and Sam Mewis was an unused sub against Paraguay in the 2008 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup. The U.S. went on to win 3-1…
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Posted in Bolivia South America

Bolivia inaugurates 54 MW of wind parks

September 22 (Renewables Now) – Bolivian government officials inaugurated two wind farms over the last few days, adding 54 MW of clean capacity to the country’s National Interconnected System (SIN). Located in the department of Santa Cruz, the wind parks were built by ENDE Corani, a unit of Bolivian state-owned power corporation Empresa Nacional de Electricidad (ENDE), the Ministry of Hydrocarbons and Energy said. On September 17, the Bolivian officials…
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Posted in Colombia South America

Goals and Highlights: Mexico 2-0 Colombia in Women’s Friendly Game 2021 | 09/21/2021

1-0, min. 36, Reyes. 2-0, min. 60, Sánchez. EVENT ENDED After six games without a victory, the Mexicans returned to winning ways at the Azteca Stadium in a match that was largely dominated by the squad coached by Monica Vergara. Image: VAVEL ADVERTISEMENT…
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Posted in Brazil South America

Brazil health minister tests positive for the coronavirus

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil’s health minister tested positive for the coronavirus in New York after President Jair Bolsonaro spoke at the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday. Brazil’s government said in a statement that Marcelo Quiroga was in good health and would remain in isolation in the United States. He got his first shot of coronavirus vaccine in January. Other members of Brazil’s government in New York tested negative for…
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Posted in Colombia South America

The Latest: Argentina, Colombia warn of debt crisis – Madison.com

The Latest: Argentina, Colombia warn of debt crisis  Madison.com…
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Posted in Colombia South America

The Latest: Argentina, Colombia warn of debt crisis – KPVI News 6

The Latest: Argentina, Colombia warn of debt crisis  KPVI News 6…
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Posted in South America Venezuela

Venezuela says Colombian drone violates its airspace as U.S. admiral visits

Venezuela’s Defence Minister Vladimir Padrino speaks during a news conference in Caracas, Venezuela January 11, 2021. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero CARACAS, Sept 21 (Reuters) – Venezuela on Tuesday said a Colombian military drone violated its airspace in what it called a “blatant threat” to its national security that took place during a visit by a U.S. military commander to the neighboring nation. General Vladimir Padrino said in a statement that a Colombian…
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Posted in Europe

EU official says growing feeling in Europe that U.S.-trans Atlantic partnership is ‘broken’

A top European Union (EU) official warned that there is a growing feeling among Europeans that the U.S.-trans Atlantic relationship is “broken.” EU Internal Market Commissioner Thierry Breton pointed to recent tension over a new submarine partnership among the U.S., U.K. and Australia that effectively voided a previous contract between France and the Aussie nation.  FRENCH FOREIGN MINISTER CALLS US-AUSTRALIA SUBMARINE DEAL A ‘STAB IN THE BACK’ “I planned this…
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