Latin America upstream: 5 things to look for in 2023

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29 November 2022

Latin America upstream: 5 things to look for in 2023

Report summary

Latin America is a large, diverse and resource rich area. The expectation is that 2023 will be another busy and challenging year for the upstream industry. The region managed to reverse the production decline trend but this is linked to only a few countries. Exploration activities in frontier areas will play a key role in keeping the future growth. Local NOCs are major players and, as such, are subject to to political changes. The future of the energy transition will depend on government guidance and the investment capacity of these companies. Read this insight for our take on: 1. Production growth forecast 2. Key project sanctioning decisions and potential inflation impacts 3. Exploration activities, specially deepwater and frontier areas 4. Energy transition and the role of local NOCs 5. Political aspects that impact the upstream industry

Table of contents

    • 1. Production grows again, but how long can growth persist?
    • 2. A big project FID list, prone to cost-related delays
    • 3. Exploration stretches into more frontier regions
    • 4. The energy transition will continue to evolve at a slow pace
    • 5. Latin America’s political shift to the left
    • What to look for in 2023 – a regional upstream series

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  • Latin America liquids and gas production by resource theme

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