Related Articles
Community and environmental factors are playing a role in the pivot towards resource nationalism
Forward article link
Share PDF with colleagues

Private sector takes a beating in Latin America

Political and financial motivations vary, but the region is noticeably lurching towards greater resource nationalism

Many of Latin America’s largest oil and gas producers are slipping into resource nationalism as the pandemic worsens their economic problems, according to a report from political risk consultancy Verisk Maplecroft. Venezuela bagged the number one spot in Verisk’s Resource Nationalism Index, perhaps unsurprisingly considering the country’s rapid descent into hyperinflation and extreme dependence on state oil firm Pdvsa. But it is Mexico that has seen the greatest shift over the past four years, soaring from 99th position to third place, with Tanzania in second. Mexico had started to slip before the arrival of President Andres Lopez Obrador in December 2018. But the president’s nationalistic

Comments

Comments

{{ error }}
{{ comment.comment.Name }} • {{ comment.timeAgo }}
{{ comment.comment.Text }}
Also in this section
Uncertainty hangs over Permian permits
20 October 2021
Output may be climbing fast, but producers are still waiting for clarity from the government on the future of federal drilling
UAE tries to ride two horses
19 October 2021
Abu Dhabi’s plans to raise oil and gas production are advancing despite the federation’s carbon-cutting pledges
Western Canada’s gas revival
19 October 2021
Midstream pipeline expansion and cautious operator spending is fuelling an uptick in prices
Sign Up For Our Newsletter
Project Data
Maps
PE Store
Social Links
Social Feeds
Featured Video