2020, February, 26, 10:20:00U.S. RUSSIA, VENEZUELA SANCTIONS FAILURE
TNK Trading International SA is scheduled to load 14.3 million barrels of Venezuelan crude in the first two months of 2020, compared with 5 million in all of 2019, according to shipping reports compiled by Bloomberg. That may offset any lost oil revenue for the Maduro administration, underscoring the difficulty of shutting Venezuela’s access to the global market.
2020, February, 24, 10:20:00ARGENTINA'S RENEWABLE UP BY 86%
Renewable power production in Argentina jumped by 85.9% year-on-year to 956 GWh in January
2020, February, 24, 10:15:00BRAZIL'S SOLAR POWER UP BY 19%
Brazil's solar power output in the first 15 days of the month went up to 587 average megawatts (MWa) from 495 MWa a year ago for a 18.6% increase.
2020, February, 24, 10:05:00COLOMBIA'S GDP UP 3.3%
Despite slower regional and global growth, real GDP grew 3.3 percent in 2019 and is forecast to grow by 3.4 in 2020 led by internal demand. Sustained immigration, remittances, and accommodative monetary and credit conditions are expected to continue supporting private domestic demand, including rising investment. Notwithstanding growth resilience, the labor market remained weak in 2019.
2020, February, 24, 10:00:00URUGUAY'S GDP GROWTH 2.1-2.5%
URUGUAY'S GDP growth is expected to rebound from an estimated 0.5 percent in 2019 to 2.1 percent in 2020 and 2.5 percent in 2021
2020, February, 21, 11:45:00PETROBRAS NET INCOME $10.2 BLN
Petrobras highlights of the 2019 result: - Adjusted EBITDA was US$ 32.7billion, an increase of 3.8% in relation to 2018, due to lower production costs and lower contingencies. - Net income reached US$ 10.2 billion, mainly reflecting gains with asset sales. - The adjusted net debt / LTM Adjusted EBITDA ratio increased to 2.41x, applying the effects of IFRS 16, from 2.20x in 2018. Once these effects were eliminated, the index would have been 1.95x. - The remuneration to shareholders in the form of dividends and interest on capital was R$ 10.6 billion, equivalent to R$ 0.73 per common andR$ 0.92 per preferred share in circulation.
2020, February, 19, 11:25:00U.S., RUSSIA, VENEZUELA SANCTIONS UP
The US on Tuesday imposed sanctions on Rosneft Trading SA, the Geneva-based subsidiary of the Russian state oil company, for supporting Venezuela's oil sector by continuing to trade with sanctions-hit PDVSA
2020, February, 19, 11:20:00ROSNEFT: US SANCTIONS ARE ILLEGAL
The sanctions announced by the U.S. Treasury Department against Rosneft’s subsidiary RTSA and its Chairman are illegal, unjustified, and an act of legal abuse.
2020, February, 14, 11:55:00BRAZIL'S ENERGY INVESTMENT $538 BLN
Brazil’s investment needs in energy infrastructure over the next ten years will reach BRL2,340bn (US$538bn)
2020, February, 12, 11:50:00RUSSIA'S OIL FOR U.S.
US imports of unfinished oils from Russia averaged 472,000 b/d in November, the most since May 2013, when the same amount of unfinished oils was imported from Russia.
2020, February, 10, 10:45:00RUSSIA, VENEZUELA COOPERATION
Brent rose 24 cents, or 0.4%, to $55.17 a barrel, WTI were up 15 cents, or 0.3%, at $51.10 a barrel,
2020, February, 7, 11:00:00U.S., RUSSIA SANCTIONS: THE NEXT
The US was prepared to sanction Rosneft if it continued to trade crude oil and fuel with PDVSA, but analysts said those sanctions have yet to be imposed because of the expected impact they may have on the global oil market.
2020, February, 7, 10:46:00OVERVIEW OF THE LNG LATAM MARKET
The presence of Latin America in the global natural gas market currently represents 7.5% of gas pipeline trade and 6.2% of LNG. Latin America is a net importer of natural gas, although it has reserves equivalent to 4.2% of world reserves, those are still largely undeveloped.
2020, February, 5, 10:30:00U.S., BRAZIL NUCLEAR COOPERATION
Brazil and the USA have signed agreements on extending the operation and generating capacity of Angra unit 1 and on cooperation in new nuclear technologies.
2020, January, 31, 12:20:00SAUDI'S OIL FOR CHINA UP 47%
The big annual boost in Saudi shipments followed a new marketing strategy by state-run Aramco, which signed at least two new supply pacts with private refiners in China that came into the market from late 2018. Previously, Saudi Aramco had only dealt with China’s state refiners in long-term contracts.