ARGENTINA OFFSHORE-1: Argentina’s offshore basins due modern exploration effort

Juan Carlos PucciConsulting GeologistBuenos AiresSince the Argentina Exploration Plan was launched in 1991, exploration in Argentina reached a peak between 1995 and 1997, later began to decline, and now has withered to the point that it threatens the country’s future oil and gas consumption.This scenario is due to the lack of an exploration effort. Until the YPF privatization, the former state company carried out most exploration and was practically the only entity exploring frontier areas.The energy secretary was not able to attract new exploration investments because tenders did not include sufficiently favorable fiscal terms.It is urgent that new investment flow into exploration ...

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