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Americas Production

August 2017

Argentina’s move away from associated gas will weigh on its overall gas output in 2017.

However, increasing investment in Argentina’s Neuquén Basin, which contains the Vaca Muerta shale play, is expected to result in production recovering in 2018. The country’s gross gas production amounted to 18.4 bcm in the first five months of 2017, marginally lower than the 18.5 bcm produced during the same period in 2016. The Neuquén is the primary source of non-associated gas in Argentina while the Austral, San Jorge Gulf and Northwest...