Argentina’s YPS brings Shell on board for shale gas pilot project

Monday, 03 April 2017

‘Vaca Muerta’, Spanish for ‘Dead Cow’, is the name of a pilot shale gas project in Argentina’s Neuquen province that Shell agreed to develop together with the state energy company, Yacimientos Petroleiferos Fiscales (YPF). Once onstream the project could alter the LNG supply/demand balance in South America, limiting the potential of US LNG exports to the region. 

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