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.

34970 articles written by David Casallas:

In Brief: Fourfold dispatch hike in Paraguay

Friday, June 23, 2017

Paraguay's state power company Ande has launched the operations of transmission infrastructure in Alto Paraná department to cover growing commercial and industrial demand in the area, which borders Ar...

In Brief: PDVSA opens training complex

Friday, June 23, 2017

Venezuela's PDVSA opened the Taladro Escuela PDV-TE-003 Hugo Chávez drill rig school in Zulia state, the NOC's third such training complex, as part of the government's oil "sovereignty" push. The t...

In Brief: Colombia awards transmission work

Friday, June 23, 2017

Colombia's mining and energy planning unit UPME selected Consorcio Energético Nacional to install and operate a third transformer at the El Bosque substation in Cartagena department, as part of the Pl...

Deadlines loom for US$500mn Peru transmission project

Friday, June 23, 2017

The near-term future of a US$500mn power transmission project in Peru that would connect the isolated Iquitos system in the north of the country to the national grid has come under question. "There...

Peruvian operator cleared to spud over 100 wells

Friday, June 23, 2017

Peruvian company Petrolera Monterrico secured environmental approval to drill 115 development wells in the country's northwest region of Piura. In a resolution, the energy and mines ministry's ener...