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  • 3 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    French oil giant Total today confirms it has been awarded an exploration license for Uruguay’s offshore Block 14, following the second bidding round (Ronda Uruguay II) held by the national company, ANCAP. This license remains subject to further approval by Uruguayan authorities. Block 14 has a surface area of 6,690 km² and is located in […]

  • 16 May 2012

    UPI reports that Uruguay’s river transport export links are being put at risk because of Argentine delays that critics say are mired in corruption and business rivalries. Uruguay depends on river transport to access export markets but the Latin American country also needs to keep the waterways dredged regularly. In recent months Uruguay’s trade is […]

  • 17 August 2012

    A bidding process for construction of a $400 million regasification plant, to be located in the vicinity of the Uruguay’s capital Montevideo will kick off in October, government officials said calling on the foreign stakeholders to bring their investments to the country, reports Reuters. Domestic companies lack the required technology in order to construct the […]

  • 9 May 2013

    INPEX CORPORATION announced that through its subsidiary, INPEX Uruguay, Ltd., it has signed an agreement to acquire a 30% participating interest in exploration Area 15 offshore Oriental Republic of Uruguay from TULLOW URUGUAY LIMITED, a subsidiary of Tullow Oil plc, an independent E&P company based in the United Kingdom. This is the first time for […]

  • 5 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    On June 27, CCCC Shanghai Dredging Co., Ltd. signed the Uruguay LNG dredging contract with Gas Sayago. With a construction period of 18 months and a total contract value of some 40 million U.S. dollars, the project is scheduled to commence on August 1, 2013. Gas Sayago is a joint venture established by Uruguay’s two […]

  • 25 February 2011

    The Spanish embassy is closely following the difficulties faced by Spanish fishing companies in the port of Montevideo, some of which have decided to stop operating in Uruguay. The issue according to Spanish diplomatic sources in Montevideo could be considered (out of agenda) with Uruguay’s Foreign Affairs minister Luis Almagro who is currently on an […]

  • 15 May 2013
    Project & Tenders

    LNG player GDF Suez of France has won a contract from the government of Uruguay to build an LNG regasification terminal in the port of Montevideo for an estimated cost of $1.125 billion, Uruguay‘s government said in a statement. The project will consist of a floating LNG regasification vessel and will require construction of a […]

  • 22 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    ION Geophysical Corporation has announced that it has successfully acquired 2,800 km of high-quality, depth-imaged seismic data within the Punta del Este Basin offshore Uruguay. Known as UruguaySPAN, this latest addition to ION’s global BasinSPAN seismic data library will provide E&P companies with the first deep, geologically-driven image of the province, enabling them to more […]

  • 22 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Lakler S.A., a wholly owned  subsidiary of the Tokyo-based Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL), has agreed to conclude a 20-year charter contract with Gas Sayago of Uruguay for a floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) project expected to start in the first half of 2018. The project will be led by Gas Sayago, a joint venture between Uruguay’s […]

  • 22 June 2010

    Uruguay’s national ports authority ANP has decided to focus its efforts on construction of a deepwater port in Rocha department over other projects, ANP’s vice president, Juan Jose Dominguez, told BNamericas. A deepwater port is becoming essential as Uruguay’s trade activity increases, Dominguez said. The terminal could also serve as a regional hub for other […]

  • 8 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Jan De Nul Group announced today that their project team in Uruguay has completed the first round of dredging works on the Río Uruguay, starting the three year maintenance period. During this capital cleanup scheme, 3.3 million m³ was dredged, said Jan De Nul. Trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Amerigo Vespucci started the opening dredging […]

  • 5 February 2014
    Project & Tenders, Vessels

    GDF Suez of France said that, together with its project partner Marubeni, it has chartered a Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU) which will be the world’s largest upon commissioning. It will be used for the LNG import terminal project, GNL del Plata in Uruguay. The Uruguay FSRU will be 345 meters long and 55 […]

  • 5 July 2013
    Project & Tenders

    CCCC Shanghai Dredging said it has signed the Uruguay LNG dredging contract with Gas Sayago last week. With a construction period of 18 months and a total contract value of some 40 million U.S. dollars, the project is scheduled to commence on August 1, 2013. Gas Sayago is a joint venture established by Uruguay’s two […]

  • 9 May 2013

    Japan’s INPEX has signed an agreement to acquire a 30% participating interest in exploration Area 15 (the Block) offshore Oriental Republic of Uruguay (Uruguay) from TULLOW URUGUAY LIMITED, a subsidiary of Tullow Oil plc (Tullow), an independent E&P company based in the United Kingdom. This is the first time for INPEX to participate in oil and gas exploration activities in […]

  • 5 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    GDF SUEZ, together with its project partner Marubeni has chartered a Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU) which will be the world’s largest upon commissioning. It will be used for the LNG import terminal project, GNL del Plata in Uruguay. The Uruguay FSRU will be 345 meters long and 55 meters wide, giving the GNL […]

  • 30 March 2012

    Uruguay’s state-owned petroleum company, ANCAP, has announced that nine oil companies have placed nineteen bids for exploration and production offshore Uruguay. Bids come from oil majors for the 15 blocks offered by the Uruguayan government for the oil exploration and production in the Oriental del Plata, Pelotas and Punta del Este offshore basins. Uruguay’s second […]

  • 16 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In mid-2013, Delft-FEWS, the Deltares hydrological forecasting system, will be operational on the Salto Grande dam on the Uruguay/Argentina border. During the last fortnight, two hydrologists from the Comisión Técnica Mixta de Salto Grande (CTM), the organisation that manages the dam, were at Deltares in Delft to train with the system. CTM will be using […]

  • 22 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    ION Geophysical Corporation announced that it has successfully acquired 2,800 km of high-quality, depth-imaged seismic data within the Punta del Este Basin offshore Uruguay. Known as UruguaySPAN, this latest addition to ION’s global BasinSPAN seismic data library will provide E&P companies with the first deep, geologically-driven image of the province, enabling them to more effectively […]

  • 2 October 2012

    The Government of Uruguay is receiving requests from many parties interested in participating in a Data Room for the construction and operation of a deepwater port in the Department of Rocha. The project will be developed incorporating private-sector participation under Uruguay’s new PPP rules (Law 18.786 dated 7/19/2011). It calls for the design, construction, operation […]

  • 10 May 2016
    Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Mitsui O.S.K. Lines on Tuesday said its unit, Lakler, agreed to conclude a charter contract with Gas Sayago for the FSRU project in Montevideo, Uruguay.

  • 28 February 2011
    Business & Finance

      Uruguay state-run oil company ANCAP signed a contract with the international company Fugro for the provision of geophysical services covering a complete aero-magnetic survey of Pelotas, Punta del Este and Oriental del Plata offshore basins. It is expected that after signed the contract with Fugro, the acquisition and processing of the aero magnetic data […]

  • 25 December 2013

    The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is assessing a USD 200 million loan application for Uruguay’s Gas Sayago offshore GNL del Plata LNG regasification project. Loan would be used solely for the USD 200 million part of the LNG project. IDB did not rule out financing of the terminal’s floating storage regasification unit (FSRU) in the future, […]