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Trends of the Natural Gas Sector in Latin America and the Caribbean

The objective of this Report is to present a diagnose of the current situation of ...

Evolution of safety performance in the oil and gas sector (2004-2014)

The purpose of this report is to show the evolution and improvements in safety performance ...

Manual and Tool to Evaluate Oil Spill Management Capabilities – RETOS V 2.0

ARPEL Oil Spill Response Planning and Readiness Assessment Manual and its Readiness Evaluation Tool for ...



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The report describes the challenges identified in the application of the regulatory frameworks related to the socio-environmental licensing of hydrocarbon exploration operations and suggestions that facilitate the process of approval within the framework of the sustainable development criteria of the countries of the Region.

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