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Juliana Castilla

Argentina to issue dollar notes, dual-currency bonds next week

Jul 06 2018

July 6 Argentina next week will issue dollar-denominated, 210- and 378-day Treasury notes and dual-currency bonds, the Finance Ministry said on Friday, without confirming the amount the sale seeks to raise.

Argentina's shale potential hit as small firms struggle for funds

Jun 19 2018

BUENOS AIRES, June 19 Small shale producers, which powered development of the sector in the United States, are struggling to break into Argentina due to financing difficulties and lack of infrastructure, analysts and industry sources say.

Mining companies still reluctant to tap Argentina deposits

May 23 2018

BUENOS AIRES Despite Argentine President Mauricio Macri's pro-business policies, international mining companies are still reluctant to invest in Argentina amid a lack of regulatory clarity.

Troubled labor pact raises obstacle to Argentina shale development

Mar 26 2018

BUENOS AIRES A year-old labor agreement between companies, workers and the government of Argentina meant to reduce production costs and lure investors to the sprawling Vaca Muerta shale formation is facing resistance, industry sources told Reuters.

Argentina seeks to overtake Chile in South America lithium race

Nov 14 2017

(This version of Nov 13 story corrects paragraph 24 to note that Enirgi investment is through its subsidiary ADY Resources, not as a joint venture with Australia's Admiralty resources)

Argentina's YPF to invest $21.5 billion from 2018 to 2022

Oct 25 2017

BUENOS AIRES/NEW YORK Argentina's state-controlled energy company YPF plans to invest $21.5 billion in the country from 2018 to 2022 and increase oil production by 26 percent as it considers reshuffling its generation, distribution and refinery assets.

Indigenous Mapuche thwart Argentina shale development

Sep 08 2017

BUENOS AIRES Indigenous Mapuche communities demanding cash payments and blocking oil wells in Argentina's Vaca Muerta area are threatening the long delayed development of the world's second-largest shale fields, oil companies say.

YPF chairman sees turning point in Argentina oil, gas output

Aug 07 2017

BUENOS AIRES Argentina’s state-run petroleum company YPF SA forecasts that its production will increase in 2018 after contracting this year, as the number of rigs operating in the country rises, the company's chairman said on Monday.

Argentina's YPF says technology lowering its shale costs

Jun 23 2017

LOMA CAMPANA, Argentina Longer horizontal wells and technology improvements will help Argentine state-run oil company YPF SA lower costs at its most productive shale field, but better infrastructure is still needed in the remote Vaca Muerta play, an executive said.

Argentina signs mining deal to unify regulations, attract investment

Jun 13 2017

BUENOS AIRES, June 13 Argentina's national government and the governors of 20 provinces signed a mining deal on Tuesday to harmonize taxes and regulations in hopes of attracting investment, but the action was criticized by industry sources and environmentalists alike.

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