April brought a splash of announcements to the region. Brazil presented a three year licensing schedule while a recent court decision may threaten the Statoil and Petrobras deal which was finalized in 2016. The Mexican government is accelerating the roll out of Pemex JVs. Vaca Muerta stayed top of mind as a flurry of project announcements reaffirmed interests in the play. In Trinidad projects such as Juniper and Angelin will stabilize gas production. We touch on this and more in our Latin America Month in Brief.