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The impact of cheaper oil on regional finances

Recent falls in oil prices are increasing fiscal pressure on oil-dependent Latin American economies, particularly Venezuela, Colombia and Ecuador.

30 October 2014

Alfa’s oil ambitions

The Mexican company's plan to raise capital is part of a broader advance by local groups into the newly liberalised energy sector.

23 October 2014

Diavaz highlights local interest in Mexico’s oil opening

Exxon Mobil has approached Diavaz about a potential partnership according to the Mexican oil service provider’s chief executive.

08 October 2014

Peruvian mining projects at risk

The left is in charge in Cajamarca and it advanced in two other regions following local elections on October 5.

07 October 2014

Peru’s local election risk

Mining projects at risk as the economy slows.

03 October 2014

Mexican energy sector heating up

The Mexican private sector is beginning to grasp the opportunities opened up by the reform.

18 September 2014

The copper price threat to Chile and Peru

Declining Chinese demand should lead to lower prices as supply comes on stream.

17 September 2014

Chile pushes major investment plans in copper

Codelco funding announcement follows further signs of a slowdown.

27 August 2014

Assessing political risk in Peru’s mining sector

Upcoming regional elections increase the risk of disruption to mining projects in Peru.

21 August 2014

Petrobras still undermined by price mismatch

Price controls continue to weigh on profits, but political calculations make change unlikely before October

11 August 2014

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