Peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski is putting into action a "more aggressive" plan to modernize the state oil company.
The Mexican state utility has restored power to 92% of the affected, Pemex says that fuel supplies are undamaged, and two wind projects have been downgraded by Fitch because of uncertainties following the quake.
Crude oil output in Brazil is expected to rise by 1.95Mb/d from 2015 to 2040 as state-run company Petrobras brings on stream dozens of ultra-deepwater projects.
Uruguay launches offshore round; Neuquén and La Pampa provinces receive offers for upstream areas.
Initial work began earlier this month after the state power generation holding company and the state E&P operator linked their systems.