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Peruvian Pipeline to Transport Ecuadorian Crude from Amazon

Ecuador will use a Peruvian pipeline to transport crude extracted from the southern part of its Amazon region, the Non-Renewable Natural Resources Ministry said. continue reading »

Chavez Boasts of Venezuela’s Vast Natural Gas Reserves

Venezuela has proven natural gas reserves of 200 quintillion cubic feet, placing them among the largest in the world, President Hugo Chavez said. continue reading »

Petrobras Discovers New Oil Deposit in Brazil

Brazilian state-controlled oil company Petrobras has announced the discovery of a new oil accumulation at a deep-water well off the country's northeast coast. continue reading »

Chevron Loans $2 Billion to Venezuela For Joint Venture

Chevron has extended a $2 billion line of credit to its joint venture with state-owned Petroleos de Venezuela SA, the Venezuelan company said. continue reading »

Chile Looks to Asia-Pacific For Lithium Investors

Chile's deputy mining secretary will travel in the coming days to Australia, Japan and South Korea in a bid to attract investors for an auction of contracts to develop the country's lithium reserves. continue reading »

Colombian Will Receive $120 Billion Over Next 10 years From Oil Industry

The oil industry will invest up to $120 billion in Colombia over the next 10 years even though a crude output target of 1 million barrels per day has not been achieved due to persistent security challenges, the president of the Colombian Oil Association, or ACP, said. continue reading »

Chile Looks to New York for Lithium Investors

Deputy Mining Secretary Pablo Wagner has wrapped up a two-day visit to New York, where he tried to drum up interest among investors in bidding for contracts to produce lithium in Chile, which has 25 percent of the world's reserves of the mineral. continue reading »

Pacific Rubiales to acquire PetroMagdalena, Another Canadian Firm Connected to Colombian Oil

Pacific Rubiales Energy, a Toronto-based firm that is Colombia's second-largest oil producer, said here it has reached an agreement to acquire "all issued and outstanding" common shares of another Canadian oil company, PetroMagdalena, for $243 million. continue reading »

Mexico Receives $400m To Benefit Forestry Programs

Mexico received $392 million, of which $350 million are a loan from the World Bank and $42 million are from the Forest Investment Program, or FIP, for developing woodlands, officials said. continue reading »

Mexican Constriction Company To Acquire Majority Ownership of Peruvian Mining Services Firm

Mexican construction company ICA said Wednesday it has signed a deal to acquire a 51 percent stake in Peru's San Martin Contratistas Generales, which provides construction services to the mining industry. continue reading »

Cuba’s Sugar Harvest Fell Short By 68,000 tons

The 2011-2012 sugar harvest in Cuba was 16 percent bigger than the year before, but the results were "modest" and "insufficient" following a disappointing growing season, government officials said. continue reading »

Barrick Gold Hopes To Begin Production At Pascua Lama in 2013

Canada's Barrick Gold expects to finish earthworks construction this year at the Pascua Lama open-pit gold and silver mine project on the Argentine-Chilean border with a view to inaugurating production in 2013, an Argentine government official said. continue reading »

Exploration of 2 Sites in Bolivia May Lead to Gas Reserves Discovery

Spanish energy major Repsol has signed agreements with Bolivian state-owned firm YPFB to study the potential of two hydrocarbon prospects - one in the eastern part of the country and another in the Andean region. continue reading »

95% of Bananas from Dominican Republic Went to Europe in 2010

According to DR1, the Dominican Republic exported bananas to Europe for a total of US$198,000,000 in 2010, through the sale of 303,000 tons of bananas. continue reading »

National Park Service Launching Study of Cultural, Natural Resources in Colorado Hispanic Region

The National Park Service, together with the Colorado state government, has launched a survey of the cultural and natural resources in the Hispanic region of southern Colorado with an eye toward the possible creation of a national park in the area. continue reading »