David Casallas

Energy Senior Writer, Chile Bureau  in BNamericas

David Casallas joined BNamericas in 1999. He helped launch the water and waste sector, and after writing in this sector and infrastructure, now covers the energy sector. He has an MA from Universidad de Chile in Latin American Studies and a BA from San Francisco State University in International Relations.

34610 articles written by David Casallas:

3 groups after EIS work for US$1bn Bolivian hydro

Three groups submitted expressions of interest to carry out environmental impact study work for Bolivia's US$1bn 600MW Rositas hydroelectric project in Santa Cruz department. The participants were Ingeniería Ambiental y Desarrollo...

Latin America, Caribbean hydrocarbons roundup

Amerisur Resources reported the spudding of ONGC Videsh-operated well Mariposa-1 at Colombia's CPO-5 block. "The well is expected to be drilled to 12,880ft measured depth in approximately 38 days," UK-based Amerisur said in an...

Peru hydrocarbons growth forecast dips

Peru's central bank has lowered its hydrocarbons sector growth projection for this year and next to 6.8% and 6.4%, respectively, from 7.1% and 6.6% in December. The monetary authority's latest inflation report reiterates, however,...

Peru power watch

Latin American development bank CAF and UK Export Finance (UKEF) will work together to identify investment projects for at least US$200mn in Peru and elsewhere in the region, in particular in the areas of energy, infrastructure and...

IN BRIEF: Central America renewable energy watch

The international relations committee of Costa Rica's legislative assembly approved a loan package signed between the government, state power company ICE and IDB to finance a renewable energy and power distribution program. *** ...