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Power mostly restored after massive blackout in Argentina, but questions remain

17 Jun 2019

BUENOS AIRES Power returned to much of Argentina and two neighbouring countries following a massive blackout that left tens of millions in the dark on Sunday, but Argentine President Mauricio Macri said the cause of the "unprecedented" outage was still unclear. | Video

Argentine president says Vaca Muerta gas pipeline tender to be launched in July

13 Jun 2019

BUENOS AIRES Argentina will launch a tender process for a major pipeline servicing the emerging Vaca Muerta shale play in July, President Mauricio Macri said on Wednesday, a move that will be key to establishing steady gas exports.

UPDATE 1-Argentine president says Vaca Muerta gas pipeline tender to be launched in July

13 Jun 2019

BUENOS AIRES, June 12 Argentina will launch a tender process for a major pipeline servicing the emerging Vaca Muerta shale play in July, President Mauricio Macri said on Wednesday, a move that will be key to establishing steady gas exports.

Shell hopes Argentina's hydrocarbon exports tax will expire next year

12 Jun 2019

NEUQUEN, Argentina Royal Dutch Shell PLC hopes a tax on hydrocarbon exports from Argentina will expire by the end of 2020 to help lower production costs in the nation's promising Vaca Muerta shale play, a company executive said on Wednesday.

Argentine province to grant six new exploration permits for Vaca Muerta -sources

07 Jun 2019

BUENOS AIRES, June 7 Argentina's Neuquen province, site of Vaca Muerta shale play, will grant six new exploration concessions before the end of the year, a local government adviser told Reuters, bringing the country closer to becoming a world oil exporting power.

Argentine political fixer emerges from shadows to mount surprise presidential bid

18 May 2019

BUENOS AIRES After decades pulling political strings behind the scenes as a cabinet chief and strategist for Argentine presidents, Alberto Fernandez now aims to win the top job himself.

Cristina Fernandez surprises Argentina by running for vice president, not top job

18 May 2019

BUENOS AIRES Argentina's Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner said Saturday she will run as vice president in elections later this year, a surprise move by the firebrand former leader who had been widely expected to be the main challenger to President Mauricio Macri.

Argentina seeks faster U.S. review of biodiesel tariffs

17 May 2019

Argentina has requested that the United States accelerate its review of anti-dumping duties it currently slaps on biodiesel imports from the South American nation, one of the world's top exporters of the fuel.

Argentina inflation data could be make or break for Macri

17 May 2019

BUENOS AIRES Argentina's political future is in the balance as it heads toward a knife-edge national election later this year that is likely to be a choice between painful market reforms and a return to populism. A key deciding factor will be inflation. | Video

Argentina inflation slows in April in salve for Macri

15 May 2019

BUENOS AIRES Argentina consumer prices rose by 3.4% in April, the country's statistics agency said on Wednesday, decelerating from a month earlier and providing some welcome relief to President Mauricio Macri as he looks to rein in stubbornly high inflation.

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