Vaca Muerta

  • Qatar Petroleum Buys Stake in Argentina Shale Reserve

    Qatar Petroleum Buys Stake in Argentina Shale Reserve

    Monday, 4th June 2018

    State-owned Qatar Petroleum has acquired a 30% equity stake in the Vaca Muerta shale basin in Argentina after an agreement with ExxonMobil.

  • Argentina Needs $1bn to Explore Vaca Muerta’s Shale Gas Reserves

    Argentina Needs $1bn to Explore Vaca Muerta’s Shale Gas Reserves

    Sunday, 12th July 2015
    More than US$1 billion will have to be invested over the next 20 years to exploit the shale gas of the Vaca Muerta area in Neuquén, which will be used to build between 4,300 and 8,000 kilometres of pipelines and will add five million new clients to the country’s natural gas network, according to a report of the Oil and Gas Institute (IAPG) released yesterday.