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UT Energy Week 2015

UT Energy Week 2015

The University of Texas at Austin is home to many of the world's top energy researchers. Join us and experts in academia, industry, government and the non-profit world for a reality check on some of the most vital energy issues facing society in this unique, week-long critical examination of the latest research findings, emerging trends and new technologies.

The Shale Revolution

The Shale Revolution

Technological advancements in a combination of computer-aided horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing have led to an energy revolution in the United States. This shale gas revolution has already had a profound impact on the global energy landscape, according to Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security Senior Fellow Robert A. Manning.

2015 X Latin American Forum on Energy and the Environment

2015 X Latin American Forum on Energy and the Environment

The Tenth Latin American Forum will be hosted in Mexico City; Spring of 2015. Watch for updates...


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Argentina, Chile state firms aim to boost offshore natural gas output

Argentina’s YPF and Chile’s ENAP have agreed to invest around $200 million to boost offshore oil and natural gas production in southern Argentina. The aim of the agreement is to increase gas output to 4 million cubic meters a day from the current 2.4 million cubic meters a day over the next three years. by Charles…

Venezuela says OPEC to ‘increase coordination’ in face of oil price fall

Venezuela’s Foreign Minister Rafael Ramirez has said that OPEC will be increasing coordination in the face of the fall in oil prices. It will be determined at the organization’s November 27 meeting whether or not oil production will be cut in member countries. by Marguerita Choy, Reuters, November 17 Nov 17 (Reuters) – Venezuela’s Foreign Minister…

Russia says in talks with Venezuela over countering oil price falls

Russia and Venezuela are discussing a joint action to combat falling oil prices. The next meeting between the countries will be on November 25 where a more detailed discussion is expected to take place. by Gabriela Baczynska, Reuters, November 18, 2014 Nov 18 (Reuters) – Russia and Venezuela discussed joint action to combat falling oil prices,…

Bolivia Confirms Meeting of G77 Energy Ministers for Late November

On November 28-29, ministers of energy and hydrocarbon of several countries in the G77, plus China, will meet in Tarija to analyze development challenges in the sector and the management of natural resources. So far, 20 ministers from Latin America, Asia and Africa are expected to attend the Bolivia gathering, by Latin American Herald Tribune,…

Renewables investment in Mexico reaches US$11bn since 2003

Since 2003, Mexico’s renewable energy sector received $11 billion in direct foreign investment. Investments have mainly been from Spain, Germany and the United States. Mexico is currently ranked eighth globally in renewable energy investment. by Adam Critchley, BN Americas, November 19, 2014 Mexico’s renewable energy sector received US$11bn in direct foreign investment during the 2003-13 decade,…

Mexico’s Pemex approves post-reform corporate revamp

Pemex has finalized a corporate restructuring, including the creation of new business units that will focus on fertilizers and ethylene. The company will maintain its money-making exploration and production division and consolidate poorer performers focused on natural gas, refining and petrochemicals into a single entity called Industrial Transformation. by David Alire Garcia, Reuters, November 18, 2014…

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