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Schlumberger enters cooperation agreement to acquire 50% ownership in Spectrum’s Pelotas Multi- Client Seismic Program

OSLO, April 24 , 2015 – Multi-Client seismic specialists Spectrum announced today that it has entered into a cooperation agreement with Schlumberger, the world's leading provider of oilfield services to the upstream E&P industry, to ...

ARPEL presents Guidelines for Certification of Pipeline Operators

The Regional Association of Oil, Gas and Biofuels Sector Companies in Latin America and the Caribbean (ARPEL) presents its Guidelines for Certification of Pipeline Operators, developed by the Project Team for Certification of Pipeline Operators, ...

ARPEL launches Guidelines on Health Surveillance regarding Psychosocial Risk Factors

The Regional Association of Oil, Gas and Biofuels Sector Companies in Latin America and the Caribbean (ARPEL) launched the Guidelines on Health Surveillance regarding Psychosocial Risk Factors developed by the Occupational Health Project Team that ...

Ecopetrol receives patent for technology to counteract fuel theft

Piedecuesta, April 17 2015. Ecopetrol S.A. (BVC: ECOPETROL; NYSE: EC; TSX: ECP) reports that the Colombian Superintendence of Industry and Trade granted a patent for a system for plugging leaks in pipelines and fluid transport ...

YPF launches its plan of national production of sand

Buenos Aires, April 16, 2015. Since the discovery of a deposit of sand in Chubut, YPF started an ambitious project to reduce costs and replace imports of this commodity, which is key to the production ...

Energy demands create opportunities for investment in the region

Despite low international prices, Latin America continues to be a pole of development with opportunities for energy investment.

During the closing of Conference ARPEL 2015, held April 7-9 in Punta del Este, Uruguay, the ...

Predicted crude oil price for second half of 2015 around US$ 58 WTI and US$ 68 Brent

The crude oil WTI price could reach US$ 58 and the Brent price US$ 68 during the second half of this year, due to the increase in consumption and refining in the United States, predicted ...

Climate change and population growth: key issues for the global energy sector

In the framework of Conference ARPEL 2015, experts stated that global energy consumption would increase by 50 % in the next 35 years.

Population growth, in addition to the increase in energy consumption, mainly ...