Argentina’s government has unveiled a bill to promote investment in oil and gas in the country with the ultimate goal to boost hydrocarbon production from its key shale play and export potential surplus output. On Wednesday, the government sent the bill to incentivize investments in oil and gas to Congress for approval. The bill will boost the production capacity of oil and gas the country needs and will allow us to export the rest, center-left Argentinian President Alberto Fernández tweeted on Wednesday. “It is time to take advantage of our energy potential and thus become more independent,” Fernández said. Argentina is betting big on boosting oil and gas production at its largest shale play, Vaca Muerta in the Neuquen province. Vaca Muerta—Spanish for ‘dead cow’—has been dubbed the Argentinian Permian , although its geologic properties have been compared more appropriately to the Eagle Ford . Vaca Muerta is recovering […]