Bolivia Nationalizes the Oil and Gas Sector


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This case study was compiled from published sources, and is intended to be used as a basis for class discussion. It is not intended to illustrate either effective or ineffective handling of a management situation. Nor is it a primary information source.

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Case Code : BENV006 For delivery in electronic format: Rs. 400 ;
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Business Environment
Case Length : 20 Pages
Period : 2001-2006
Pub Date : 2006
Teaching Note : Available
Organization : Microsoft
Industry : Oil & Natural Gas
Countries : Bolivia

Abstract:

This case is about the nationalization of the oil and gas sector in Bolivia in May 2006. Bolivia had the second largest natural gas resources in South America after Venezuela and played a significant role in the regional oil and gas market.

The case highlights the reasons for the government's decision to take control of the country's oil and gas energy resources.

The case also discusses the impact of this decision on the Bolivian economy, foreign investment flows, and regional trade alliances.

Issues:

Understand the impact of government decisions on the business environment and foreign investment flows of a country

Appreciate the importance of foreign investment in the economic development of a country

Assess the impact of either nationalization or privatization on the economic development of a country

Contents:

  Page No.
The Nationalization Spree 1
Oil and Gas Resources in Bolivia 2
Oil Resources 3
Gas Resources 3
The Bolivian Gas War 4
The Nationalization 6
Benefits of Nationalization 7
The Criticism 8
The Two Summits 10
The Road Ahead 11
Exhibits 13

Keywords:

Bolivia, Oil and Gas Sector, Nationalization, Privatization, Petroleo Brasileiro SA, Yacimientos Petroliferos Fiscales Bolivianos, Total SA, Repsol-YPF, Energy Resources, Bolivian Gas War, Indigenous Groups, Referendum, Contracts, Hugo Chavez, Andean Community, European Union, European Commission, Regional Alliances, Globalization, Economic Reforms, Andean-Amazonian Capitalism, Jindal Steel and Power Limited

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