Fracking Argentina

La Evolución de la Fracturicación Hidráulica en el País y el Mundo

La Alianza Latinoamericano Frente al Fracking (Latin American Alliance Against Fracking) have published a 47-page report detailing the policies, impacts and resistance strategies related to hydraulic fracturing in Latin America. Across six case studies from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Mexico, the organisation aim to generate debate and awareness of the practice. The report analyses each country’s energy profile in tandem with national fracking policies; the societal and environmental impacts of fracking […]

Categories: Fracking en Argentina

In a landmark decision, the British Government has approved Cuadrilla’s appeal for a fracking project in the borough of Fylde, Lancashire. The decision overrules that of the local council’s back in January to reject the company’s application on the grounds of noise and traffic impact. Over 30 local anti-fracking groups have been set up to protest the well development, and 63% of locals polled were in favour of a fracking ban. […]

Categories: Fracking en el Mundo

  A total of 72 cities have banned the practice since the beginning of the No Fracking Brazil campaign in 2013.   In the last 2 weeks, the cities of Arapongas and São Manoel do Paraná, in the state of Parana, approved a ban on the exploitation of shale gas through fracking.   The bans are the result of the numerous discussions, conferences, seminars and public hearings that the No […]

XTO Energy has invested $250 million to develop a pilot of 5 horizontal wells in Argentina, El Inversor reports. Fracturing will take place in Vaca Muerta, North of Neuquen Capital, in the two blocks “Bajo Del Choique” and “La Invernada”, both located south of Añelo. The project is in cooperation with Gas y Petroleo del Neuquen (GyP) who will have a 10% stake. It will be the first time that the ExxonMobil […]