May 4, 2017: Vaca Muerta to reach 113,000 bopd by 2018 -- Wood Mackenzie.
April 25, 2017: update; lacks infrastructure; drilling costs 30% + than in the US
March 29, 2017: update on Tenaris, $2.3 billion investment in Argentina’s Vaca Muerta shale formation to drill 150 wells in the world’s second-biggest reserves of shale gas and fourth-biggest of shale oil.
September 14, 2016: BP interested in Vaca Muerta; the Permian is too expensive;
June 22, 2016: the Vaca Muerta, more "muerta" than "viva"?
June 13, 2016: an update of the four shale basins in Argentina. Reports that COP will begin exploring one of them: Magallanes.
June 4, 2016: XOM getting ready to invest $10 billion + in Vaca Muerta.
March 9, 2016: update on the Vaca Muerta during the Saudi Surge / Slump.
August 17, 2015: the dead cow looks like ... well, ... a dead cow.
July 16, 2015: Argentina's state oil company YPF, Pan American Energy and Wintershall will invest $38 billion over 35 years in the country's vast but mostly untapped Vaca Muerta shale formation.
January 19, 2015: the Vaca Muerta is a success.
Oil production in the Argentine province of Neuquen rose 6.75 percent in the second half of 2014 from the first half, due in part to increased output at the Vaca Muerta shale field.
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