Policy

How North American Oil Firms Can Dance Through South America’s Legal and Political Minefields

With a low Loonie and a depressed domestic market, South America's vast energy reserves are an alluring prospect for Canadian firms

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How To Do Business in Venezuela

The country is teetering on the edge of bankruptcy. Yet, as holder of the world's largest oil reserves, Venezuela remains an enticing jewel

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How To Do Business in Colombia

Colombia has become one of the continent’s best prospects, with 100-percent stakes in fields for international oil firms on the road ahead

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How To Do Business in Ecuador

The resource opportunities are there, but a corrupt legal system remains a significant barrier for foreign investment in Ecuador

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How To Do Business in Bolivia

Bolivia has finally formed a stable government, which has become more open to foreign and private investment in the country's energy sector

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How To Do Business in Brazil

After raising the hopes of foreign investors and opening up its vast reserves to overseas drillers, Brazil’s political system has lurched into instability

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How a National Electricity Grid Could Combat the Oil Industry’s “Dirty Oil” Label

Like it or not, the oil industry’s “dirty oil” label is a Canadian problem

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