Chile and Colombia boost drilling in Latin America

Gas-focused drilling ticked up in Latin America during November Gas-focused drilling ticked up in Latin America during November.
By Chris Noon 22 December 2017 0 28901
Operational rigs in Latin America targeting gas in November 2017

Gas-focused drilling ticked up in Latin America during November. There were 21 rigs drilling for gas in the region during the month, up from 20 a month earlier, according to Baker Hughes data. Bolivia lost one rig in November, while Chile and Colombia each added one. 

Argentina is seeking to reduce its imports of LNG in 2018, as domestic gas production increases from the country’s Vaca Muerta formation, which could see a rise in drilling activity in Q1 2018. Argentine gas production will average...

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