Chile Faces Energy Dilemma After Ditching HidroAysen

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Following the Chilean government's decision to scrap what would have been the biggest energy project in the country's history, the BBC's Gideon Long asks what Chile will now do for energy instead

It is the most energy-poor country in South America, producing virtually no oil and gas of its own.

It used to import gas from neighbouring Argentina, but the Argentines turned off the taps to feed their own domestic demand.

In theory, Chile could buy gas from Bolivia, but the Bolivians refuse to sell it to Chile due to a long-standing border dispute.