Energy and Natural Resources

New Energy Federal Agreement

The President and the Governors of the Producing  Provinces of Argentina signed the “Energy Federal Agreement.” This is a programmatic agreement under which the parties assume the obligation to coordinate and execute policies that will consolidate a reliable, inclusive, competitive, and environmentally sustainable energy sector.


Tender of oil areas in La Pampa

Pampetrol Sapem, a state-owned entity, will tender by mid 2017 the two most important oil areas located in La Pampa.


Resolution No. 47-E/2017

The Secretariat of Hydrocarbons (“Secretariat”) established by means of the Resolution No. 47-E/2017 (“Resolution”), published in the Official Gazette on March 31, 2017, the proceedings that the interested companies should comply with to import the products mentioned in the Decree No. 192/2017 (“Proceedings”) and the methodology to determine the volumes of importation.


Resolución 4326/2017

El 23 de abril de 2017 se publicó en el BO la Resolución No. 4326/2017. En el marco de la revisión tarifaria integral, el Ente Nacional Regulador del Gas (“ENARGAS”) ordenó a las licenciatarias de distribución y transporte revisar, readecuar y acordar en el término de 30 días corridos, las presiones en aquellos puntos de entrega que permitan optimizar los planes de inversión obligatorios (2017-2021) (“PIO”) presentados por las licenciatarias (“Artículo 1º”).


Decree No. 192/2017

Today the Official Gazette published the Decree No. 192/2017 (“Decree”) that creates a “Register for the importation of crude oil and its derivates,” within the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Energy and Mining. The aim of this register is to register all the importations of crude oil and its derivates that are subject to authorization.