Bolivia's Lower House Approves "Renewed" Hydrocarbons Bill
Article from: OGEL 2 (2005), in Roundup of Articles
In 1997, I had the chance to author an article on the then recently enacted new Hydrocarbons Law , at a time when the capitalization process of Yacimientos Petrolíferos Fiscales Bolivianos (YPFB) had not yet been completed and Bolivia only had 5,7 TCF of probed and possible reserves of natural gas. One of the goals of the new Hydrocarbons Law was to provide new rules that were suitable to attract foreign investments to the Bolivian hydrocarbons industry so that the Bolivia-Brazil pipeline could become a feasible project. Today, the Bolivia-Brazil pipeline ...