April 2006

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HPImpact: Downstream activity in Latin America perks up on profits

WENDY WEIRAUCH, Managing Editor       Comments? Write: WW@HydrocarbonProcessing.com Overall, Latin America contains 13% of the world's oil reserves and is now the..

WENDY WEIRAUCH, Managing Editor       Comments? Write: WW@HydrocarbonProcessing.com Overall, Latin America contains 13% of the world's oil reserves and is now the second largest region of oil production after the Middle East. Latin America supplies about 30% of the oil consumed by the US, the world´s largest oil consumer. The largest and most important oil companies of the region – Pétroleos Mexicanos, PDVSA and Petrobras – recorded a turnover in 2004 of more than $180 billion. Fuel price increases have peaked interest in the region's petroleum industries and consequently brought about maximum utilization of the capacity of each r

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