¬†Two exploratory wells planned in Mendoza If results are positive, 150 wells will be drilled on two blocks YPF is building on its shale production growth in Neuquen Argentina’s state-backed energy company YPF plans to drill its first two wells in a northern section of Vaca Muerta, a move aimed at widening development of the shale play to fuel oil and natural gas production growth over the long term, CEO Sergio Affronti said May 31. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now “We have many development opportunities in the province,” he said after meeting with Mendoza Governor Rodolfo Suarez in the western province, according to a statement by the provincial government. Affronti said the investment of $17 million in the two exploratory wells is part of the $335 million that YPF, the country’s biggest oil and gas producer, will invest this year in […]