Equipment and service provider Exterran brands the region's gas dynamics as "compelling."
Subsequent phases to modernize the Peru oil duct include extended basic engineering and ECP.
At the end of October, energy regulator CNPE approved a new schedule for expanding biodiesel in the mix, which, according to vegetable oil association Abiove, will push production from the current 5.4bn liters to 10bn liters.
With four pipelines expected to be completed before the end of the year, Mexico's slowly growing natural gas pipeline network takes shape.
Pre-drilling activities are already underway at the Finn-1 well on the Cosecha block, the Cira 7000 prospect on La Cira Infantas block and the Boranda-2 area on the Playón block, Colombia's state oil company said on Thursday.