The figure does not include possible investments in new blocks being offered at upcoming E&P rights auctions, according to Shell Brazil's government relations director, Flávio Rodrigues.
Refinery demand for hydrogen has increased amid rising global demand for diesel fuel and more stringent sulfur-content standards, according to the US Energy Information administration.
US assistance and even WB and BID loans may depend on Guatemala and Honduras cooperating with the fight against corruption.
Argentina's economy contracted in 2016, but is forecast to grow this year and next.
The court of appeals overcame the first hurdle to shedding Odebrecht's assets in the country, authorizing the sale of the US$600mn Olmos irrigation project in Piura.
Colombian financial services sector watchdog chief, Jorge Castaño Gutiérrez, says local players can embrace alternative sales channels to thrive in a market that will increasingly be impacted by new technologies.