Government adds $580 million investment for gas production

The Energy Secretariat announced that the amount destined to improve gas production would be u$s 580 million. Banco Nación has already transferred more than 36,400 million pesos ($384 million) to the account opened for this purpose. The funds come from the 25% that the extraordinary contribution to the great fortunes had foreseen for this purpose. The Energy Secretariat works together with YPF and IEASA.

Metallurgical activity fell 4.4% monthly in April

Metallurgical activity grew 51.8% year-on-year in April due to the low comparison base, while the production level fell 4.4% compared to the previous month. The auto parts item mainly drove the decline in monthly terms. Thus, activity improved the levels recorded between the end of 2019 and the beginning of 2020.

YPF Luz reached 175 MW in Los Teros wind farm

YPF Luz's Los Teros Wind Farm, located 45 kilometres from the town of Azul in Buenos Aires, added 52 megawatts and reached 175 megawatts of installed power, equivalent to the electricity needed to supply 215,000 homes. The wind farm has 45 wind turbines installed on a total surface of 3,610 hectares, can produce 838 GWh per year and required an investment of $235 million. This renewable, efficient and sustainable energy source will avoid the emission of more than 400,000 tons of carbon dioxide.