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The proposed Buenaventura LNG facility on the Pacific coast is one five key challenges facing incoming energy minister María Fernanda Suárez, according to Naturgas president Orlando Cabrales.
Citi Brasil's head of infrastructure talks about the challenges this newly created department encounters while overseeing massive projects.
Meanwhile, power generator Colbún brings online its 25th plant in the country.
Generators produced 5,685GWh of electricity in June compared to 5,485GWh a year earlier, according to official figures.
The state-run bank is seeking to fend off stronger competition from private players by offering retail clients a broader array of investment funds.
The volume of renegotiations in the region is almost double the global average.
The upcoming administration will also have to guarantee better competition in a market still dominated by América Móvil and Televisa.
In the latest development, the renewable energy developer has kicked off construction of an 80MW project in the Argentine province of Salta.