fDi Markets Newswire:

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.

Russia named most diversified commodity economy for the second year running

Russia has held firm as fDi’s most diversified commodity economy, followed by Ukraine and Ecuador, in the second annual index measuring the diversity of greenfield foreign investment. Cathy Mullan examines the results. 

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Ukreximbank chairman sees reasons for optimism in Ukraine

Oleksandr Hrytsenko, chairman of the board of Ukreximbank JSC, explains how the bank is supporting both domestic and foreign businesses in Ukraine as they reposition away from traditional markets. 

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