LatAm Briefs: Wind Generation Capacity, Vaca Muerta Production

(Energy Analytics Institute, 3.May.2021) — Energy briefs from the Latin America and Caribbean region including: Latin America’s wind generation capacity expands between 2000-2019, production from Argentina’s Vaca Muerta formation continues to dominate production from the Neuquén Province and state oil and gas entity YPF inaugurates futuristic petrol station in Buenos Aires.

LatAm Wind Generation Capacity Expands

(Energy Analytics Institute, 3.May.2021) — Latin America’s total installed electricity generation capacity from wind farms rose to 28,600 megawatts in 2019 compared to just 36 megawatts in 2020, according to OLADE details revealed on 3 May 2020 over social media.

Vaca Muerta Production As A Percentage Of Neuquén Province Production

(Energy Analytics Institute, 2.May.2021) — Approximately 80% of production from the Neuquén Province in February came from the Vaca Muerta formation, the oil ministry from the province announced 2 May 2021 in an official statement.

YPF Inaugurates Futuristic Petrol Station

(Energy Analytics Institute, 28.Apr.2021) — Argentina’s state oil producer YPF announced inauguration of its first futuristic petrol station in Buenos Aires, newspaper Clarín reported on 28 April 2021.

The petrol station, located in Alberdi and Senillosa, in Caballito, will provide refueling services among others, the daily reported.


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