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Argentina oil supply summary

Argentina oil supply summary

Report summary

Argentina ranks 28th in terms of global liquids production. Output in 2013 averaged 663,000 b/d, down from a peak of 872,000 b/d in 2001. Conventional oil fields are mostly mature and in decline. There is excellent potential for unconventional oil and gas, particularly from the Vaca Muerta play in the Neuquén Basin. Production from tight oil and liquids associated with shale gas will help offset conventional decline and lift liquids production to 680,000 b/d in 2020.

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Volatility in oil markets has led players in the upstream oil and gas industry to focus on reducing capital spend and operating costs. At the same time, governments need to review fiscal terms to maintain attractiveness and investment.

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  • Executive summary
  • Policy and regulation
    • Political framework
    • Contract extensions
    • Fiscal
    • Regulatory body
    • State Oil Company
  • Supply
    • Risks and uncertainties
    • Commercial developments
      • Main oil/NGL infrastructure
      • Probable developments
    • Reserves growth
    • Other discoveries
    • Tight oil
    • Yet-to-find
  • Infrastructure
  • Quality
    • Marketed crude streams
    • Crude quality outlook

In this report there are 10 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive summary
    • Oil/NGL production outlook and world ranking
  • Policy and regulation
  • Supply
    • Risks to production
    • Overall oil/NGL production outlook to 2030
    • Key commercial fields
    • Supply: Image 3
    • Other discoveries by basin
    • YPF has a dominant position, but will need assistance developing its massive unconventional leasehold
  • Infrastructure
  • Quality
    • Key crude streams and characteristics in 2014
    • Marketed crude streams
    • Crude quality distribution
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