Ramp up of Bolivian project Incahuasi helps drive French major's hydrocarbons output.
The Norwegian seismic survey firm sees increased opportunities in the region this year.
The French major highlights incentivized gas pricing, "excellent" results from pilot wells, and shale gas to be processed at existing facility.
Latin America's downstream segment lags far behind that of North America in almost every aspect. However, Argentina's Vaca Muerta shale could drive a petrochemicals renaissance in the region, an expert said at the Arpel 2017 oil and gas conference.
Recovering crude prices pushed up the Canadian company's revenues, despite lower oil production in Cuba.
The Organization of American States had called a meeting of foreign ministers to address the crisis in the country.