Three Companies Purchase Bidding Rules in Salta Tender

Argentine oil companies Tecpetrol, Pluspetrol and Anglo-Argentine oil firm PanAmerican Energy have purchased a combined 12 sets of bidding rules from the country's Salta province in the tender for the exploration and possible production of six hydrocarbons blocks, Salta's provincial government said in a statement.

Tecpetrol purchased the bidding rules for the Hickman and Tartagal Oriental areas, PlusPetrol for the Chirete, Morillo, Hickman and Tartagal Oriental areas and PanAmerican for all six blocks.

The province has extended the deadline to purchase bidding rules until August 11, the statement said.

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