South America / GoM
Country profile: Bolivia
|Location:||Central South America, southwest of Brazil|
|Climate:||varies with altitude; humid and tropical to cold and semiarid|
|Terrain:||rugged Andes Mountains with a highland plateau (Altiplano), hills, lowland plains of the Amazon Basin|
|Size:||1098580 sq. km total (Land area: 1084390 sq. km Water area: 14190 sq.km)|
|Population:||9,247,816 (July 2008 est.)|
|Languages:||Spanish (official), Quechua (official), Aymara (official)|
|Capital city:||La Paz|
|Legal system:||based on Spanish law and Napoleonic Code; has not accepted compulsory ICJ jurisdiction|
Energy production and consumption
|Production:||41,570 bbl/day (2007 est.)||12 billion cu m (2006 est.)|
|Consumption:||31,500 bbl/day (2007 est.)||1 billion cu m (2006 est.)|
|Exports:||18,500 bbl/day (2007 est.)||10 billion cu m (2006 est.)|
|Imports:||8,600 bbl/day (2007 est.)|
|Reserves:||440 million bbl (1 January 2006 est.)||651 billion cu m (1 January 2006 est.)|
Bolivia - recent news
|15 Oct 18
||Bolivia: Echo Energy signs Technical Evaluation Agreement with YPFB for the Rio Salado Block
Echo Energy has announced the signature of a Technical Evaluation Agreement (TEA) for the Rio Salado Block, onshore Bolivia, directly between Echo Energy and YPFB.
|31 Aug 18
||Bolivia: Echo Energy signs new TEA for the Rio Salado licence, onshore Bolivia
Echo Energy has announced the signature of a Letter of Intent ('LOI') to sign a new one year Technical Evaluation Agreement ('TEA') with YPFB over the Rio Salado licence area, onshore Bolivia.
|12 Mar 18
||Bolivia: Echo Energy provides update on its technical work programme in Bolivia
Echo Energy has provided an update on its technical work programme in Bolivia, where it has been working to progress the exploration opportunity in Huyaco and Rio Salado.
|28 Feb 18
||Bolivia reaches preliminary $2.5 billion oil and gas investment deal
Bolivia's state-run oil company YPFB signed a memorandum of understanding with Dubai-based Kampac Oil and London-based investment office Milner Capital for oil and gas exploration and production, Bolivian President Evo Morales said on Monday.
|22 Nov 17
||Bolivia signs $1.6 bln in gas deals with Repsol and Petrobras
Bolivia’s government has signed natural gas development deals with Spain’s Repsol, Brazil’s Petrobras, and Royal Dutch Shell that are expected to bring nearly $1.6 billion in investment into the sector and boost output, President Evo Morales said at an industry summit.
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