Inauguration of a Major Project in Mendoza

abarrelfullabarrelfull wrote on 18 Jun 2013 12:23
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The president of Argentina, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, and the president of YPF, Miguel Galuccio, inaugurated a series of works in the Lujan de Cuyo Industrial Complex, with an investment of 2,600 million pesos. The event was attended by the governor of the province of Mendoza, Francisco Perez, Federal Planning Minister Julio de Vido, and national, provincial and municipal leaders.

"We are proud to take these steps to put the level YPF most advanced international standards in the production of fuels and environmental stewardship, "said Galuccio after the act. also took stock of the year of management. "We had a total investment of 16.485 million pesos, 25.6% more than the previous year grew 33.6% in Exploration and Production and 15.2% in Refining and Marketing ". Galuccio added: "In this first year we increased the activity of conventional hydrocarbon exploration. In oil, we have 52 rigs in full activity (+80%), with 38 exploratory wells (+65%), exploratory activity was relaunched in conventional gas basins of Neuquén and San Jorge Gulf, with 10 exploration projects and 19 wells, 4 executed with a success rate of 75%. " He also said that "unconventional project is no longer a distant, is a reality." During this first year, there were the first 7000 barrels of unconventional resources average day. There are 51 wells drilled and 14 active rigs.

The works complex YPF refinery in Lujan de Cuyo, Mendoza, is comprised of two hydrotreating units for gas oil and naphtha, a new unit for Blending diesel and a new system of relief through torch to produce cleaner fuels and better quality. The works required an investment of over 2,600 million pesos and generated more than 2000 construction jobs.

In addition, during the act and by videoconference, was launched crude battery unconventional Añelo City, province of Neuquén, with a treatment capacity, compression and daily transport more than 1,000 m3 of oil and cubic 250,000 m3 of gas, coming from the 50 shale wells already in production. also opened in the city of Salta Santa Victoria Este, the sixth Social Supply Module (MAS), an innovative system that can provide such fuel sustainable communities without a nearby source. Finally, it launched the career of Petroleum Engineering of the National University Jauretche (UNAJ) in the city of Florencio Varela, Buenos Aires Province, which has a total of 81 registered. This initiative is part of "The University with YPF", which was driven by the Undersecretary of Coordination and Management of the National University Policies and aims to create and update technical programs, undergraduate and graduate energy related.


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