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Total, BP Unit, YPF Boost Investment in Argentina's Vaca Muerta
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 The investment is the largest specific project announcement since March in Vaca Muerta, one of the world's largest shale formations.
We Grow Fuel Here: Fighting the Oil Slump by Bartering for Grain
Friday, July 07, 2017 YPF SA is expanding into a vibrant local farm industry and gain access to dollar-based export markets for grain.
Argentine Oil And Gas Workers To Strike Over YPF Layoffs
Friday, December 02, 2016 Some 23,000 Argentine oil and gas workers will go on a 48-hour strike beginning Monday to protest YPF's decision to lay off workers.
Argentina's YPF Says To Study Offshore Drilling With Statoil
Friday, October 28, 2016 YPF says it signed a deal with Norway's Statoil to study potential offshore drilling sites off Argentina's Atlantic coast.
Argentina's YPF Said to Name Total's Ricardo Darre New CEO
Monday, June 06, 2016 YPF, Argentina's state-controlled oil company, has named Total managing director Ricardo Darre as chief executive officer, a person familiar with the decision says.
Argentina's YPF Appeals Court Order To Show Chevron Pact Details
Thursday, March 17, 2016 Argentina's state energy company YPF says it appealed a local court ruling ordering it to disclose details of its contract with Chevron Corp, amid allegations of secret clauses in the agreement.
Head Of Argentina's YPF Resigns In Government Restructuring
Thursday, March 10, 2016 The head of Argentina's state-controlled oil firm, YPF, is resigning amid a purge by the country's new president, Mauricio Macri, of top officials associated with the former leftist government.
YPF Joins Oil Industry Budget Cuts as Argentine Subsidy Shrinks
Thursday, March 03, 2016 YPF joined the global oil industry's drive to cut capital spending as domestic prices kept artificially high by the government failed to shield the company from a global downturn.
Shale Pioneer McClendon Joins $500M Argentina Venture
Friday, January 15, 2016 Aubrey McClendon's American Energy Partners and YPF, Argentina's largest company, have signed a joint venture to develop shale gas from the country's Vaca Muerta formation.
Argentina's 'Dead Cow' Hydrocarbon Province Set to Come Alive
Friday, December 04, 2015 The recent change in Argentina's government looks set to boost the development of the country's vast Vaca Muerta shale gas play.
Argentina's Supreme Court Orders YPF To Disclose Chevron Contract
Tuesday, November 10, 2015 Argentina's Supreme Court ordered YPF to fully disclose its contract with Chevron amid allegations of secret clauses in the agreement.
Argentina's YPF Says Sees Fall In Capital Spending In 2016
Friday, November 06, 2015 YPF forecast that 2016 capital expenditures would decline toward the lower end of a $5-$6B range and expected a devaluation of the peso next year that would exceed inflation.
Argentina's YPF Says Net Income Drops On Investment Amortization
Thursday, November 05, 2015 YPF says net income fell 42% in the 3Q from the same period a year earlier largely due to the amortization of investments made over the past three years.
YPF Said to Plan 2016 Spending Cut as $77 Crude Disappears
Thursday, September 24, 2015 YPF will cut spending by as much as 20% next year if a new administration lowers the domestic oil price nearer to international levels, according to people familiar with the plans.
Argentina's Oil And Gas Output Up In July On YPF Production
Friday, September 11, 2015 Argentina's oil output rose 1.4% and natural gas production was up 1.8% in July on the year, thanks to rising output from YPF, the energy secretariat said.
YPF, Gazprom Sign Accord to Develop Gas Projects in Argentina
Friday, September 04, 2015 The agreement to develop tight and shale hydrocarbons in Argentina sets out the principles for cooperation for a final accord that could be signed in the Russian spring.
Argentina Cuts Shale Drilling Costs But No New Joint Ventures Expected
Thursday, August 06, 2015 Argentina needs $200 billion in investment to develop its vast but barely tapped shale fields, but no joint ventures are expected soon, state oil company YPF says.
YPF Profit Climbs on Higher Argentine Oil Price, Output Increase
Wednesday, August 05, 2015 YPF posts second-quarter earnings that exceeded expectations as it increased output and sold crude at a premium to international prices.
YPF: Protests In Argentina's Shale Oil Region End, Output Normal
Thursday, July 30, 2015 Protests that briefly disrupted production in part of Argentina's main shale oil producing region have ended and operations are back to normal, YPF says.
Argentina's Oil Output Up Yr/Yr In April For First Time In 2015
Monday, June 15, 2015 Argentina's oil output rose in April thanks to increased production by YPF, the government said, marking the first year-on-year monthly increase in 2015.