Protected Carbon in Bolivia

Basic Data

This table shows a summary of reserves and potential emissions from fossil fuel extraction projects in protected areas in Bolivia (including projects that are currently extracting, planned or idled).

  • Fossil Fuel Type
  • Fossil Fuel Quantity
  • CO2 Quantity (MT CO2e)
  • Oil & Gas
  • 689.5 MMBOE
  • 288.6
  • Coal
  • 0.0 MT
  • 0.0
  • Combined
  • 288.6

This table shows a summary of potential emissions from fossil fuel deposits under protected areas in Bolivia. Many of these are not yet the target of any industry activities and could more easily become part of a non-extraction policy.

  • Fossil Fuel Type
  • CO2 Quantity (MT CO2e)
  • Oil & Gas
  • 189.4
  • Coal
  • 0.0
  • Combined
  • 189.5

Profiting Companies and Governments

  • Fossil Fuel Type
  • Profiting Company
  • Oil & Gas
  • Bolivian Pension Funds
  • Oil & Gas
  • Compania Petrolera Orca S.A.
  • Oil & Gas
  • EIG Partners
  • Oil & Gas
  • Equipetrol
  • Oil & Gas
  • Open acreage
  • Oil & Gas
  • Other partner(s)
  • Oil & Gas
  • Petrobras
  • Oil & Gas
  • Repsol
  • Oil & Gas
  • Shell
  • Oil & Gas
  • Yacimentos Petroliferos Fiscales Bolivianos
  • Oil & Gas
  • YPFB Andina
  • Oil & Gas
  • YPFB Chaco SA

Affected Areas

  • Fossil Fuel Type
  • Affected Area
  • Oil & Gas
  • Aguarague
  • Oil & Gas
  • Carrasco
  • Oil & Gas
  • Estancias Elsner Espírir
  • Oil & Gas
  • Iñao
  • Oil & Gas
  • Kaa-iya del Gran Chaco
  • Oil & Gas
  • Parque Nacional Pilón-Lajas
  • Oil & Gas
  • Rio Grande Valles Crucenos
  • Oil & Gas
  • San Nicolas
  • Oil & Gas
  • Serrania Sararenda-Camiri
  • Oil & Gas
  • Serrania Sararenda-Cuevo
  • Oil & Gas
  • Tariquía

Early Warnings

This table shows untouched protected areas that have planned carbon extraction projects, along with their respective startup dates.

  • Affected Area
  • Startup Date
  • Iñao
  • 2029
  • Tariquía
  • 2038
  • San Nicolas
  • 2042
  • Estancias Elsner Espírir
  • 2045
  • Parque Nacional Pilón-Lajas
  • 2045
  • Kaa-iya del Gran Chaco
  • 2060

This page was created using the best data available. Despite this, errors and omissions are likely. Please contact our team with any errors or confirmation requests you may have. Further information on sources and methodology is available on our data page.