RPT-Global factors weigh against Bolivia in gas contract negotiations – Reuters News

Repeats earlier story with no changes to text By Marianna Parraga and Alexandra Alper

SANTA CRUZ, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Bolivia's declining natural gas reserves, rising global supplies and more flexible sale terms in the international market all count against South America's top gas exporter as it negotiates contracts with Brazil and Argentina, its two...

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Trend: Liberalization underway in Venezuela´s oil sector

July 2017 - @anteroccr - Venezuela and its debt-laden national oil company PDVSA have quietly begun taking steps toward a more liberalized local oil industry, an expert told BNamericas.

Despite the populist rhetoric of embattled socialist President Nicolas Maduro and calls for a fully nationalized oil sector from pro-government hardliners under a...

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