A new pro-market approach and steps to reduce the country's dependence on hydropower are vital to reinvigorate Brazil's flagging power industry, Xisto Vieira Filho, president of the Abraget thermoelectric generators association, tells BNamericas.
Officials at Mexico's state-run oil firm are analyzing six possible models for creating partnerships with private players to boost E&P.
BNamericas compiles the May forecasts for Brent and WTI crude.
Mexican business leaders concerned natural gas imports from the US would be in jeopardy if Barack Obama's successor changes policy, the chair of the Mexican committee of the World Energy Council says.
Panama's Costa Norte II combined-cycle gas turbine plant will be the first gas-fired power station in Central America, stakeholders say.
Mexico's environment ministry (Semarnat) has proposed adding a surcharge to gasoline to discourage car use and fund new public transport in a bid to cut pollution levels.