LatAm Briefs: Argentine Wages Issues, Pereyra To Step Down

(Energy Analytics Institute, 31.Mar.2021) — Energy briefs from the Latin America and Caribbean region including: Argentine oil workers threaten to strike in Vaca Muerta over wages, and Argentine oil union head Guillermo Pereyra to finally step down.

Oil Workers Threaten Strike In Vaca Muerta Over Wages

Source: Rio Negro

Argentina’s oil union led by Guillermo Pereyra threatened a total stoppage of activity in the Vaca Muerta formation and the Neuquina Basin if an agreement was not reached at the next meeting on Thursday.

Dialogue continues between the union, and operating and service companies, reported the daily newspaper Río Negro on 31 March 2021.

Guillermo Pereyra To Step Down From Oil Union

Guillermo Pereyra, the general secretary of the most important oil union in Argentina, said he will step down from the union after more than 40 years at the head of the organization. Marcelo Rucci will be his likely successor, the daily newspaper Río Negro reported on 31 March 2021.

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