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A worker for state-run PDVSA at an oil complex in Cabimas, Venezuela (photo: dpa)

Latin American energy reform hampered by politics

Latin America has vast energy reserves, but exploiting these riches is a slow process. Governments face a host of problems, ranging from deep-water drilling to crime syndicates, nationalisation, lack of infrastructure and the vagaries of world oil prices. In Brazil and Venezuela in particular, political difficulties are holding back progress, writes GIS guest expe...
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