The agreement will allow access to "much needed" natural gas, according to Trinidad's head of state.
After watchdog Aneel gave the green light, Prumo hired Siemens and engineering firm Andrade Gutierrez to build its first thermoelectric plant in Rio de Janeiro state.
Carlos Vargas urges virtual currency miners to register with authorities as the government prepares to introduce its own cryptocurrency, the Petro.
In its latest monthly report, the US Energy Information Administration says Brent crude will average US$59.74/b this year, up 4.3% from the December forecast.
As it compiles data on exploitable hydrocarbon areas with the help of IT consultancy Odea, Salta province announces it will open bids in March.
Despite four consecutive years of soaring prices, Venezuela is still some way from posting the region's highest ever inflation rate.