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How will Guyana spend its oil windfall?

Guyana may have its fortunes transformed by recent oil discoveries. Its minister of public telecommunications tells fDi how she hopes the money is spent.

FDI in Ecuador surges to $1.6bn in 2018

Ecuador's stability was recognised in 2018, as the South American country attracted its highest level of investment since 2004.

Reversal of fortunes for Brazil in 2018

FDI into Brazil has increased by 66.48% in a little under two years. Jonathan Wildsmith reports.

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Colombia wrestles with fracking conundrum

Abundant shale oil and gas reserves could change the outlook of Colombia's energy industry for good – but authorities have yet to agree on the divisive subject of fracking. 

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The Global Lawyer: Chevron, Ecuador and the joys of arbitration

Michael D Goldhaber explains what Chevron got out of its legal ordeal with Ecuador, and what it still stands to gain.

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Kazakhstan pushes on with major privatisation programme

As part of its plan to reduce government share in the economy to 15%, Kazakhstan aims to sell more than 700 companies by 2020. 

OPEC keen to show it’s on board with UN sustainable energy targets

Members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries threw their weight behind UN sustainable energy goals – along with the “bedrock” of petroleum – at a recent forum. Courtney Fingar reports.

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Pittsburgh seeks to maintain green energy advantage

With a long history of innovation in the energy sector, Pittsburgh still stands at the forefront of the industry. As Karen E Thuermer discovers, its favourable location, natural resources and academic excellence are combining to create new ways to power North America in a cleaner, greener way.

Senegal given World Bank support to extract oil benefits

While Senegal recently announced new oil and gas discoveries, extraction is likely to be complex for its underdeveloped industry. Now the World Bank is offering support so the country can make the most of its newfound natural resources, as Gordon Feller reports.

Russian LNG reaches the US, despite sanctions

The arrival of a natural gas shipment highlights the potential of the Russian Arctic’s energy reserves. Mario Schnider reports.

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