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Southern Chile oil leak is largest ever in Tierra del Fuego 19 October 2018

A leak from an oil processing plant on the island of Tierra del Fuego, the southernmost region of in Chile, has affected an area of at least 6,000 square meters according to the country’s National Emergency Office. The estimated 720,000 litres of crude spilled from the Cullen plant, owned by Chile’s National Oil Company (ENAP) and operated by YPF of Argentina close to the Chile/ Argentina border on the island....

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Argentine court orders probe into YPF-Chevron shale deal 15 May 2014

On May 13, an Argentine federal court ordered an investigation of President Cristina Fernandez for alleged abuse of authority in connection with state-owned oil company YPF's deal with Chevron to develop the massive Vaca Muerta shale formation in Neuquen province in western Patagonia....

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Oil storage site explosion in Argentina injures 17 23 March 2014

Six oil tanks exploded on March 21 at an oil storage site in Mendoza owned by state energy company YPF, leaving at least 17 people injured. The Cerro Divisadero complex holds the production from 10 fields in the Malargue area, which accounts for 3.8% of YPF’s production, the company said. The depot is located about 1,000 kilometres west of Buenos Aires. ...

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News Extra: Chevron signs high-risk shale deal with Argentina 29 June 2013

US oil major Chevron agreed in mid-May to invest $1.5 billion in Argentina's large shale development project in Patagonia, despite energy industry scepticism over Argentine President Cristina Fernandez keeping promises made to the group during negotiations....

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Argentina plans oil exploration off Falkland Islands 21 December 2012

According to a report in the Daily Telegraph, the nationalised Argentinean oil company YPF, formerly owned by Spain's Repsol, is teaming up with Venezuelan oil giant PDVSA to explore the continental shelf around the Falkland Islands for oil....

The explosive consequences of South American populism 23 November 2012

Resource-rich South America should be reaping the full benefits of the high demand for hydrocarbons around the globe. That several countries in the region are not is due to a number of reasons, amongst the most important of which are politicians wedded to populism and nationalism....

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Significant gas discovery off Falkland Islands 24 April 2012

On April 23 oil exploration company Borders & Southern Petroleum said it had discovered ‘significant’ gas condensate reserves south of the Falkland Islands, opening up a new and controversial oil and gas basin. The company said it would now conduct tests on samples of fluids recovered from the reservoir. ...