Energy and Natural Resources

Resolution No. 447-E/2017 (Program to Stimulate the Production of Unconventional Natural Gas)

On November 17, the Resolution No. 447-E/2017 of the Ministry of Energy and Mining was published in the Official Gazette (the “Resolution”) which extends the application of the Program to Stimulate Investments on the Production of Unconventional Natural Gas, created by Resolution No. 46-E/2017 (the "Program") to the production of unconventional natural gas coming from the Cuenca Austral.


The Government of Mendoza launched the schedule of the public tender for twelve oil areas

The Government of Mendoza launched the schedule of the public tender for twelve oil areas. Ten areas will be for exploration and the remaining two areas for exploitation. The areas will be formally delivered between 06/06/2018 to 13/06/2018.


Schedule

Publication of the call for tender: 11/30/2017 to 12/01/2017


News on the amendment to the Glacier’s Law

On November 14th, 2017 the President of the Republic of Argentine convened a meeting with entrepreneurs, the head of CAEM, the provinces, and unions to discuss the Law of the Protection of Glaciers.


Decree No. 882/2017

On November 1, 2017 Decree No. 882/2017 was published in the Official Gazette by which the National Government sells some of its participation in certain in assets it has in the energy sector and limits the participation of the State to those works and services that cannot be assumed by the private sector.