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Fatigue sets in for Argentina’s gas output growth

Growth in Argentina’s gas production will slow in 2020 because of insufficient pipeline gas infrastructure in the Neuquen Basin and the country’s deteriorating economy Growth in Argentina’s gas production will slow in 2020 because of insufficient pipeline gas infrastructure in the Neuquen Basin and the country’s deteriorating economy.
By Abhishek Kumar 31 January 2020 Americas / Exploration & Production 0 34985
Drilling in the Vaca Muerta. (YPF)

Directional impact on forecast:
Downbeat for Argentina’s gas production

Argentina’s gas production once again finds itself at a crossroads. There are early indications of a slowdown in the country’s gas output growth – including in the Neuquén Basin, which is home to the Vaca Muerta shale play. Limited pipeline capacity to transport gas from the basin to key demand centres and export points, together with the persistent economic woes faced by the country, is contributing to the trend. This is also a bad...