Brazil is in talks with Argentina about potentially building a $5-billion natural gas pipeline from the Argentinian Vaca Muerta shale play, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said during his weekly live broadcast. “We are in negotiations with Argentina. Gas from Vaca Muerta. It will happen one day, because it is not easy to start importing gas, you need pipelines,” Bolsonaro said, as carried by Reuters . A pipeline is estimated to cost $3.7 billion in Argentina and another $1.2 billion in Brazil, as per Reuters estimates. Bolsonaro didn’t say how the project would be funded. A gas pipeline from the prolific Vaca Muerta shale in Argentina’s province Neuquén could be one option for reducing natural gas prices in Brazil, according to the Brazilian president. This year, Brazil is importing a lot of liquefied natural gas (LNG) because of the worst drought in the country in nearly a century . Brazil […]