Gas

Brazil misses mark in oil auction

M&A Energy Gas

Government earns $17 bln from selling offshore blocks when it had expected to get $26 bln

Camuzzi loses CFO, names interim replacement

People Energy Gas

Argentine gas distributor picks Mario García to fill in for Patricio Grande for the time being

Comgás, Queiroz Galvão go for billions in local bond market

Debenture Debt Capital Markets

Cosan's gas distribution business and the Rio-based conglomerate each earn $500 mln from the sale of debentures in Brazil

Brazil's Lava Jato targets Techint

Regulation Energy Gas

Federal investigators suspect the Italo-Argentine group paid bribes to win $820m in Petrobras contracts

Ecopetrol, Oxy get go-ahead to form Permian JV

M&A Equity Energy

Colombia's state-owned oil company has lined up $1.5bn in investments for a new shale gas company in western Texas

Ecopetrol invests in Brazil's pre-salt oil fields

M&A Equity Energy

Colombia's state-owned oil company agrees to buy 30% of the Gato do Mato blocks from Shell

Mexico wants to give Pemex breathing room

Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt

Finance Minister Arturo Herrera highlights long-term economic constraints that the AMLO administration is seeking to remove

SBM Offshore seals FPSO financing

Loans Project & Infrastructure Finance Debt

Dutch group receives commitments from nine lenders for a $1.1bn loan to build a vessel for the Liza project in Guyana

Karoon closes loan for oil field acquisition in Brazil

Loans Project & Infrastructure Finance Debt

Australian oil and gas company signs a four-year loan from ING for the Baúna deal

Petrobras charters two FPSO ships

Energy Gas Brazil

Brazil's state-owned oil company signs agreements with Japan's Modec and Malaysia's Yinson for two production vessels in the Campos Basin

Ecuador protests unlikely to spoil bond plans

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

IMF is also expected to keep a $4.2bn bailout in place as President Moreno reaches an agreement with indigenous leaders to stop two weeks of unrest

Pan American snares investors in bond deal

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Argentina's second-largest oil producer sells $124m in local notes, twice the originally planned amount

Fitch sees Chilean utilities turning to green bonds

Project & Infrastructure Finance Bonds Debt

Power companies could use hybrid notes to finance investments as Chile looks to phase out coal-fired plants by 2040

Brazil auctions offshore oil blocks

Economy & Policy Energy Gas

Federal government earns more than $2bn from selling E&P concessions to 10 companies from nine countries

Petrobras, Equinor sign up to develop natural gas projects

M&A Energy Gas

Brazil's state-owned oil company plans to work on pipelines and processing plants with the Norwegian energy firm