Fracking activity in Vaca Muerta shot up 58% month on month in November, reaching the highest level this year, according to data released Dec. 1, as Mexico’s Vista Oil & Gas and Argentina’s state-backed YPF stepped up their investment in Argentina’s biggest shale play. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now The number of frac stages in the play rose to 545 in November from 345 in October, and was in line with the activity in November 2019, according to data compiled by the Argentine unit of NCS Multistage. YPF, the country’s biggest oil producer and No. 2 for natural gas, was the most active with 232 stages, trailed by Vista with 196, Pluspetrol with 71 and Tecpetrol with 46. The rise comes after an almost […]