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YPF SA - Argentina anti-graft office supports keeping parts of YPF-Chevron pact secret - EFEING
Wednesday, 9 Mar 2016 01:13pm EST 

YPF SA:Argentina's Anti-Corruption Office is supporting state-controlled energy company YPF in its effort to preserve the confidentiality of parts of an investment deal reached with U.S. energy supermajor Chevron, state-run news agency Telam reported - RTRS.recently complied with a Supreme Court order to deliver up a copy of that contract, which governs the companies' arrangement to develop massive shale oil and gas reserves in the southern province of Neuquen.But on Feb. 29 the Buenos Aires-based company reiterated its request that the pact, which allegedly contains secret clauses, not be released in its entirety to the public. YPT stressed then that it would be at a "competitive disadvantage" otherwise.Telam reported Tuesday that Laura Alonso, head of the Anti-Corruption Office, the Justice Ministry unit responsible for applying a 2003 decree guaranteeing access to public information, met last Friday with YPF CEO Miguel Galuccio and other senior company officials.The agency added that her office ruled Monday that the company had provided ample justification for excepting the contract from full public disclosure, finding that the reasons the company gave were in keeping with international standards.The Supreme Court ordered the full disclosure of the investment deal governing development of the Vaca Muerta shale formation in response to a complaint filed by socialist lawmaker Ruben Hector Giustiniani and other politicians.  Full Article

YPF SA approves $769 million bond placement
Tuesday, 22 Dec 2015 06:07pm EST 

YPF SA:Approves placement of $769 million in bonds under the $8 billion bond program that was approved on Feb. 5, 2015.  Full Article

YPF and Dow to invest about $500 mln to exploit shale gas in Vaca Muerta
Monday, 14 Dec 2015 07:00pm EST 

YPF SA:YPF and Dow Argentina announce commercial agreement for development of El Orejano block, the shale gas project located in the province of Neuquen.Says the companies agreed on the investment of about $500 million in 2016 in addition to $350 million that has been invested to date.  Full Article

YPF SA says production affected by blockage at Loma La Lata site
Friday, 4 Sep 2015 04:30pm EDT 

YPF SA:Says production of oil and gas is affected by blockage at Loma La Lata site.Preliminary estimates show impact of 13,800,000 cubic meters of gas and 21,000 barrels of crude oil per day, that is 30 pct and 8 pct of total daily production of YPF respectively.Says blockage has already stopped.Says needs between 24 and 48 hours to relaunch operations at the site.  Full Article

YPF approves placement of bonds of $400 mln
Wednesday, 5 Aug 2015 05:01pm EDT 

YPF SA:Says the board approved the issuance and placement of bonds in the amount of up to $400 million under the global programme of bonds of $8 billion.  Full Article

Petersen files lawsuit in District Court of US against Republic of Argentina and YPF
Monday, 15 Jun 2015 10:13am EDT 

YPF SA:Says Petersen Energia Inversora SAU and Petersen Energia SAU (Petersen) have filed lawsuit in District Court of the United States for Southern District of New York against the Republic of Argentina and YPF.Lawsuit filed by Petersen, former shareholder of YPF, is for issues related to expropriation of Repsol's majority stake in YPF by Argentina.YPF has been notified of the lawsuit and YPF and Petersen have agreed to the deadline for answering it, which has been authorized by the judge dealing with the matter.  Full Article

YPF declares dividend of 1.28 pesos per share
Tuesday, 9 Jun 2015 02:52pm EDT 

YPF SA:Declares dividend of 1.28 pesos per share as of July 28.  Full Article

YPF and Petrolera Pampa sign amendment to deal related to Rincon del Mangrullo area
Tuesday, 26 May 2015 08:00pm EDT 

YPF SA:YPF and Petrolera Pampa executed supplementary agreement to investment agreement dated Nov. 6, 2013 for development of hydrocarbons in Rincon del Mangrullo area in Neuquen province.Amendmen establishes a participation of 50 percent by each of the parties in the total production, costs and investments for development of area with retroactive effect to Jan. 1, excluding only Vaca Muerta and Quintuco formations from agreement.Mentioned investments include $150 million for surface facilities in area, including first stage of expansion for treatment facilities that will increase current capacity of facilities from 2 to 4 million cubic meters per day.Amendment also contemplates extension of investment commitment of Petrolera Pampa to include third stage of investment of $22.5 million, which is designated for drilling additional wells targeting Mulichinco Formation.Amendment incorporates exploration program targeting Lajas Formation under which Petrolera Pampa has committed to invest up to $34 million and YPF has committed to invest up to $6 million for 2015-2016 period.Subject to results obtained during this period Petrolera Pampa may continue with second stage of investment during 2017, also targeting Lajas Formation, with investment commitment of additional $34 million.  Full Article

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Argentina sees Vaca Muerta investment reaching up to $8 billion this year

HOUSTON Investments of between $6 billion and $8 billion in Argentina's Vaca Muerta shale field have been confirmed in 2017, Energy and Mining Minister Juan Jose Aranguren said on Wednesday.