Aguada Pichana Este Vaca Muerta Unconventional Oil and Gas Field (Argentina)

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Aguada Pichana Este Vaca Muerta is an operating unconventional oil and gas field in Argentina.[1]

Location

The map below shows the exact location of the field in Argentina.[2]

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Project Details

  • Status: Operating[1]
  • Operator: Total Austral S.A.[3]
  • Owner: Total (41%); YPF (22.5%); Wintershall Energia SA (22.5%); Pan American Energy (14%)[4][5]
  • Parent: Total SE (41%)[6]; YPF (22.5%)[7]; BASF SE (22.5%)[8]; Bridas Corp. (7%)[9]; BP (7%)[9]
  • Discovery year: 2012[10]
  • Production start year: 2014[10]
  • Basin: Neuquina
  • Concession/Block: Aguada Pichana Este[3]
  • Project/Complex: Not stated

Production and Reserves

Table 1: Production and Reserves - Aguada Pichana Este Vaca Muerta Unconventional Field

Category Fuel Description Reserve Classification Quantity Units Data Year
production gas not applicable 1 638[11] million m³/y 2020
reserves oil 2P reserves 0.7[3] million bbl 2019
reserves gas 2P reserves 15 717[3] million m³ 2019
million bbl = million barrels
million m³ = million cubic meters
million m³/y = million cubic meters per year

Articles and Resources

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Secretaría de Gobierno de Energía. Subsecretaría de Planeamiento Energético. Dirección Nacional de Información Energética (February 26, 2021) Producción de Petróleo y Gas (SESCO) - Producción de Petróleo y Gas - desde 2009 - Sesco Web (Tablas Dinámicas) . Report.
  2. Secretaría de Gobierno de Energía. Subsecretaría de Planeamiento Energético. Dirección Nacional de Información Energética (April 22, 2020) Producción Hidrocarburos Yacimientos . Report.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Secretaría de Gobierno de Energía. Subsecretaría de Planeamiento Energético. Dirección Nacional de Información Energética (December 31, 2019) Reservas al 31/12/2019 hasta el Final de la Vida Útil de los Yacimientos/ Fin de la concesión . Report.
  4. "YPF Sociedad Anónima - Annual Report 2019" (PDF). U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Archived (PDF) from the original on May 27, 2021. Retrieved May 28, 2021.
  5. "Argentina: Total sanctions the development of Vaca Muerta shale resources and increases its participation". Total. Archived from the original on May 27, 2021. Retrieved May 28, 2021.
  6. Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) 529900S21EQ1BO4ESM68 Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation, accessed January 2020
  7. "Shareholding Structure". YPF. Archived from the original on May 16, 2021. Retrieved June 14, 2021.
  8. "TotalEnergies in Canada" (PDF). Wintershall DEA GMBH. Archived from the original (PDF) on June 14, 2021. Retrieved June 14, 2021.
  9. 9.0 9.1 "Pan American Energy (PAE)". Pan Energy. Archived from the original on May 10, 2021. Retrieved June 14, 2021.
  10. 10.0 10.1 Collins, Gabriel; et al. (December 1, 2019). "Shale Renders the 'Obsolescing Bargain' Obsolete: Political Risk and Foreign Investment in Argentina's Vaca Muerta" (PDF). Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy. Archived (PDF) from the original on May 27, 2021. Retrieved May 28, 2021.
  11. Secretaría de Gobierno de Energía. Subsecretaría de Planeamiento Energético. Dirección Nacional de Información Energética (November 17, 2020) Producción de Pozos de Gas y Petróleo No Convencional . Report.