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Venezuela

Americas

How oil led Venezuela to chaos

It is a well-proven maxim that discovering oil can be more of a curse than a blessing and nowhere on the face of the Earth offers better testimony to that than Venezuela, now in the throes of political upheaval.

Oil & Gas

Venezuela opposition leader backs US oil sanctions

The Venezuelan opposition leader who has declared himself the country's rightful president has said US sanctions against the state-owned oil company fall in line with requests politicians have made to "protect" the nation's assets abroad.

Americas

Divided Venezuela finds common ground in Guyana dispute

The socialist government of Venezuela and its political opponents at home who have been starkly divided over the past two decades on the best path forward for the country, have suddenly united around a common theme: the century-old dispute with Guyana.

Americas

Venezuela’s oil output crash is costly for U.S. refiners

U.S. production is at an all-time high, while output from the Latin American nation, despite a modest increase in January, is in decline. As a result, U.S. crude’s typical premium to heavy Venezuelan oil shrank to as small as 31 cents a barrel Friday, the narrowest since October.

Opinion

Opinion: Resource rich but cash poor?

How should poor countries which find themselves rich in oil and gas use their wealth to build a sustainable future for their people? There is a wide range of options and plenty of examples of how to get it wrong.

Americas

Venezuela’s Maduro extends olive branch to Trump

Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro has said he wants a meeting with US president Donald Trump - the man he ridicules as a crass imperial magnate and blasts for sanctions against officials in his socialist government.

Americas

Nationwide strike erupts in Venezuela

A nationwide strike against plans to rewrite the constitution shut down much of Venezuelan’s capital before erupting into sporadic violence when protesters clashed with riot police and burned a post office near the headquarters of the main state-run broadcaster.