Bolivian President Hugo Banzer and Brazilian President Fernando Henrique Cardoso inaugurated Latin America's longest natural-gas pipeline Feb. 9. The binational pipeline, completed at a cost of US$2 billion after decades of arduous negotiations, is considered crucial to developing Bolivia's mostly untapped gas reserves and to supplying the ever increasing energy demands of Brazilian industry.
Notisur writers. "Bolivia and Brazil inaugurate gas pipeline." (2010). http://digitalrepository.unm.edu/la_energy_notien/132