What has happened in Latin America's energy sector since the early 1990s is a revolution. Roles of state energy companies, private investment, and foreign capital are rapidly changing. This comprehensive study from the East-West Center presents an in-depth analysis and realistic forecast of Latin America's energy growth and consumption of primary energy and petroleum products. It also explores relationships between Latin American producers and U.S. and international energy markets. Here is invaluable information for energy economists, policy makers, government regulatory officials, oil company executives, and those interested in gaining an insight into the Latin American energy sector and its future.
About the Author:
KANG WU is currently the head of East-West Center's Latin American Energy Project within Program on Resources: Energy and Minerals. He is also coordinator of the Asia-Pacific Energy Supply and Demand Assessment Project and member of the China Energy Project. Dr. Wu's research interests include energy economics, energy supply, and demand assessment, market analysis of petroleum, economic development, and international trade and finance. He plays a key role in projects on Latin America, Asia, and the Pacific that involve energy policy analysis, energy demand forecast, and energy data management.