Energy and Natural Resources

Entry into force of the European General Data Protection Regulation

On May 25, 2018 the "General Regulation of European Data Protection" also known as "GDPR," enacted by the Parliament of the European Union on April 14, 2016, will come into force.


Public Procurement in Mercosur

In December of 2017, Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay, and Uruguay approved the Public Procurement Protocol of MERCOSUR. This Protocol shall be applied in accordance with the provisions stated therein and the specificities that each State Part made in the Annexes in relation to the scope of application of the Protocol that includes which entities, goods and services, the minimum value of the procurement, as well as the General Notes for its application.


The National Government removed all tariffs for the import of wind turbines exceeding 700 Kw of power.

Joint Resolution 4-E/2017


Joint Resolution 1-E/2018 and 2-E/2018

Secretariat of Hydrocarbon Resources and Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Food.


Resolution No. 313-E/2017

On September 8th 2017, the Resolution No. 313-E/2018 was published in the Official Gazette, which awards the contracts for the assembly of the pipelines for the Expansion of the Transportation and Distribution System of Natural Gas.