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Chevron, YPF Boost Spending To Develop Argentine Shale
Thursday, April 10, 2014 Chevron and YPF say they would spend an additional $1.6 billion to continue developing Argentina's Vaca Muerta shale formation.
Repsol Shareholders Seal Argentina Deal But Pemex Tensions Linger
Friday, March 28, 2014 Shareholders of Repsol approved the $5B settlement with Argentina over the 2012 seizure of YPF at an annual meeting that also shed light on tensions with Pemex.
Argentine Senate OKs Plan To Pay Repsol For 2012 YPF Takeover
Thursday, March 27, 2014 Argentina's Senate approves a government proposal to pay Repsol $5B in bonds to compensate the Spanish oil major for the nationalization of its majority stake in energy company YPF two years ago.
Argentina's YPF Says 2013 Profit Was $779 million
Friday, March 07, 2014 YPF says its net profit for full-year 2013 was $779 million, an increase of 45.6% over the previous year.
Repsol Seeking Upstream Buys After Argentina Settlement
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 Repsol says it was on the lookout for acquisitions to boost its E&P business following the bruising loss of its Argentine energy arm two years ago.
Spain's Repsol Agrees To $5B Settlement With Argentina Over YPF
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 Repsol approves a $5B settlement with the government of Argentina, ending a 2-year dispute over the seizure of the company's operations in the country.
Repsol to Make 1.3B Euro Provision over YPF
Friday, February 21, 2014 Spanish oil major Repsol says it will book a $1.8-billion impairment charge in its 2013 results after writing down the value of shares in YPF expropriated by the Argentine government.
Spain's Repsol Writes Off YPF Loss As Dispute Nears End
Friday, February 21, 2014 Repsol will take a $1.8 billion hit on its stake in energy firm YPF that was seized by Argentina, as a two-year battle for compensation draws to a close.
Malaysia's Petronas Eyes Investment In YPF's Shale Field In Argentina
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 YPF has signed a memorandum of understanding for Malaysian energy company Petronas to invest in its massive Vaca Muerte shale formation.
YPF Spuds New Manzano West Well, Onshore Argentina
Monday, January 06, 2014 Andes Energia reports that its partner, YPF, has spud a new exploration well on the El Manzano West block, onshore Argentina.
Argentina-Repsol Deal on YPF Better than Litigation Says Spain
Tuesday, December 03, 2013 Spanish Secretary of State says a deal between Repsol and Argentina over the nationalization of YPF is preferable to a lawsuit.
Spain's Repsol Says Board Backs Preliminary YPF Deal
Thursday, November 28, 2013 The board of Spain's Repsol unanimously agrees to start formal talks with Argentina over a compensation offer for assets Buenos Aires seized last year that could end an 18-month standoff between the two countries.
Argentina Seeks To Jump-Start Shale Drilling With Repsol Deal
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 Argentina says that a pending deal with Repsol is aimed at kick-starting shale drilling, putting an end to the long stand-off between energy investors and President Fernandez.
Spain's Repsol Has Initial Deal With Argentina On YPF
Monday, November 25, 2013 Repsol and Argentina reach a preliminary deal for the Spanish oil major to get paid for the 51 percent stake in YPF.
Argentina's YPF Posts 87% Higher 3Q Net Profit
Tuesday, November 05, 2013 YPF reports a third-quarter net profit of $244 million, marking an 87% rise versus the same 2012 period thanks to higher natural gas and gasoline prices.
YPF Sees Conflict with Repsol Resolved Before Year End
Thursday, October 03, 2013 Argentine state oil firm YPF expects to reach a deal by the end of 2013 on compensation for Spanish oil group Repsol after YPF's expropriation last year.
Dow Chemical, YPF Ink Deal to Develop Shale in Argentina
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 Dow Chemical signs a deal to invest up to $120M in developing 16 shale gas wells along with YPF in the South American country's vast Vaca Muerta formation, YPF says.
Argentina YPF Posts Higher Recurring Profit, Takes Big Charge
Monday, August 12, 2013 Argentine state-controlled energy YPF sees 2Q 2013 profit increase 31 percent.
Repsol Enjoys Strong First Half Production Performance
Thursday, July 25, 2013 Spain's Repsol sees a 12-percent increase in its hydrocarbon output during the first half, while boosting net profit by 2.6 percent.
YPF: Argentina's Vaca Muerta Has 1,181 Tcf Shale Gas
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 Argentina's giant Vaca Muerta shale oil and gas field has 661 billion barrels of oil and 1,181 trillion cubic feet of natural gas resources, according to estimates by YPF.