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President Energy provides update on Puesto Flores/Estancia Vieja Concession in Argentina

President Energy, the upstream oil and gas company with a diverse portfolio of production and exploration assets focused primarily in Argentina, provides an update in relation to its workover programme at the Puesto Flores/Estancia Vieja Concession (the Concession) in Rio Negro Province, Argentina.

Echo Energy reports notable gas column at fourth well of Argentina drilling campaign

Echo Energy plc, the Latin American focused upstream oil and gas company, has announced the successful completion of drilling of the CSo-2001(d) well in which a notable gas column has been interpreted from the wireline logging suite.

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Michele Cowart, World Oil

Akofs Offshore has been awarded a contract for light well intervention services, using its 156-m vessel, Akofs Seafarer, for all Equinor-operated licenses, in the period 2020 to 2025.

Free oil market to reign in Argentina, new energy minister says

Argentina’s move to a free market for energy prices remains on track.

Argentina resurrects oil intervention panic with cabinet switch

Javier Iguacel has left the road for the oilfield, and that may mean a complete about-face on Argentine energy policies.

Echo Energy reports significant oil discovery in Argentina

Echo Energy plc, the Latin American focused upstream oil and gas company, has announced that a significant light oil column has been interpreted in its third well, onshore Argentina.

President Energy reports 50% output increase at Puesto Flores field

President Energy, the upstream oil and gas company with a diverse portfolio of production and exploration assets focused primarily in Argentina, provides an update in relation to its workover program at Puesto Flores field in Rio Negro Province, Argentina.

Rick Perry wants to help Argentina be more like Texas

The U.S. government is getting in on a shale boom 5,000 mi (8,000 km) from home.

GeoPark announces new Argentina acquisition, YPF partnership

GeoPark Limited, a leading independent Latin American oil and gas explorer, operator and consolidator with operations and growth platforms in Colombia, Peru, Argentina, Brazil and Chile, today announced further expansion in the Neuquen basin in Argentina with the acquisition of Los Parlamentos Block in partnership with YPF S.A. (YPF), the largest oil and gas producer in Argentina.

Echo Energy reports positive well test results at Cañadon Salto field, Argentina

Echo Energy plc, the Latin American focused upstream oil and gas company, announces the succesful completion of the extended well test following the workover on well CSo-85 located in the mature Cañadon Salto field in the Company's Fracción D asset, in Joint Venture between Echo and its Argentine partner Compañía General de Combustibles S.A. (CGC).

Echo Energy completes drilling of ELA-1 exploration well in Argentina

Echo Energy plc, the Latin American focused upstream oil and gas company, announces the succesful completion of drilling of the ELA-1 exploration well at the Company's Laguna Los Capones Asset (surrounded by the Fracción C licence area), onshore Argentina.

Qatar Petroleum acquires 30% equity in two ExxonMobil affiliates in Argentina

Qatar Petroleum has entered an agreement with ExxonMobil to become a 30% equity holder in two ExxonMobil affiliates in Argentina, which hold different interests in hydrocarbon licenses for seven blocks in the world-class Vaca Muerta play in the onshore Neuquén basin.

Echo Energy reports gas discovery at first of four exploration wells in Argentina

Echo Energy plc, the Latin American focused upstream oil and gas company, has announced the successful completion of the ELM-1004 exploration well drilling at the Company's Fracción C asset, onshore Argentina, and a gas discovery for the first well in its four-well exploration campaign.

Regional Report: Latin America Is Latin America’s fragile market cracking under pressure?

Emily Querubin, World Oil

Despite the rise in crude prices, many Latin American countries are still grappling with considerable debt and declining production rates.

Echo Energy begins drilling first of four exploration wells onshore Argentina

Echo Energy plc, the Latin American focused upstream oil and gas company, has announced the commencement of drilling of the first exploration well in a four-well, back-to-back campaign in the Company's Fracción C asset, onshore Argentina.

Echo Energy reports oil to surface at second workover in Argentina

Echo Energy plc, the Latin American focused upstream oil and gas company, has announced the successful and safe completion of the second workover of the three-well workover campaign at the Company's Fracción D asset, onshore Argentina.

Echo Energy announces gas to surface at Fracción D asset, onshore Argentina

Echo Energy plc, the Latin American focused upstream oil and gas company, has announced gas to surface on the first well of a three-well workover campaign at the Company's Fracción D asset, onshore Argentina.

Echo Energy announces rig mobilization for workover campaign in Argentina

Echo Energy plc, the Latin American focused upstream oil and gas company, is pleased to announce the mobilization of the rig for a three well workover campaign at the Company's Fracción D asset, onshore Argentina.

Wealthy Argentine minister woos foreign cash for oil

Argentina’s energy minister, a millionaire who spent decades at Royal Dutch Shell Plc, is wooing the world’s biggest oil companies to invest in a nation still recovering from its 2001 default.

Argentina to tender shale train to develop Vaca Muerta drilling

Argentina is readying a tender for a $500 million train line that could help unlock the potential of Vaca Muerta, one of the world’s biggest shale plays, Transport Minister Guillermo Dietrich said in an interview.