By Tyler Losier, Energy Reporter, Oil & Gas 360

Vaca Muerta production growth leads to LNG exports
In the past few years, Argentina’s natural gas production has been steadily rising, mainly due to an increased focus on the Vaca Mueta shale and tight gas play, located in the Neuquén Basin.

Currently, production from the Vaca Muerta accounts for 23% of Argentina’s total gas yield, and according to EIA estimates, the play has technically recoverable resources consisting of 308 Tcf of natural gas. In comparison with North American formations, the Vaca Muerta is about on par with the Eagle Ford Basin, located in southern Texas.

Source: EIA

Despite only 4% of the Vaca Muerta entering into the development phase so far, Argenti...

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