An official perspective on the successes of the Argentine nuclear program dating to the 1950s, which includes nuclear energy and the soon-to-be launched third nuclear power plant, but also exploration of uranium, nuclear medicine, and joint energy development programs with Brazil.
Invited Contributor: Norma Boero authored this piece exclusively for The Review. She has been President of Argentina’s National Atomic Energy Commission since 2008. Full biography at end of article.
Venezuela’s energy programs under President Chavez come under attack in this article, making the case that mismanagement, inefficiencies and lack of followthrough have led to a series of missed opportunities. The article covers oil, renewable energies and hydro facilities, providing figures showing adverse trends.
Invited Contributor: Gustavo Coronel authored this piece exclusively for The Review. He is the Director of Silso Oil and Gas Corporation in Houston, Texas and was a founding member of the board of directors of Petroleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) from ’76-’79. Full bio at end of article.