Michael Place

Energy Senior Writer, Brazil Bureau  in BNamericas

Michael place has 15-years plus experience as reporter and editor. He covers Brazil's oil & gas, electric power and petrochemical sectors for BNamericas.

8363 articles written by Michael Place:

Brazil's Round 13 debacle: What went wrong?

Monday, October 12, 2015

Magda Chambriard made a valiant, if futile, attempt to smooth over the rasping result of Brazil's Round 13 first phase on Wednesday. Despite just 37 of a possible 266 blocks being awarded, t...

Brazil's Round 13 debacle: What went wrong?

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Magda Chambriard made a valiant, if futile, attempt to smooth over the rasping result of Brazil's Round 13 first phase on Wednesday. Despite just 37 of a possible 266 blocks being awarded,...

Lack of planning threatens to turn lights out on Brazil's World Cup party

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

There was relief on three fronts when Brazil's federal government announced the deactivation of four diesel-fired thermoelectric plants earlier this month. While four generators may seem trivia...

Wind holds sway as Brazil readies mega power auctions

Friday, October 6, 2017

Despite the rising participation of solar energy in Brazil's power mix, wind is still the preferred renewable source for developers of new projects. Some 55% of the 47.965GW of capaci...

Operator Series: Why Brazil is the jewel in Golar's LatAm crown

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Latin America will be a key global driver of liquefied natural gas (LNG) demand growth in the coming years as a shift away from coal and oil-fired power generation gathers pace,&nb...