Natural gas production in Argentina rose for a second straight month in July as the country’s Plan Gas 4 tender scheme started to show results.


“Thanks to Plan Gas 4, we are achieving great production results,” Energy Secretary Dario Martínez said. “We’re breaking production records and this allows us to continue growing the sector and guaranteeing internal supply.”

Argentina had a disastrous 2020 in terms of gas production and a slow start to production this year, causing the country to import more liquefied natural gas (LNG) than last year to meet winter demand. 

The turnaround started in June, when natural gas output in Argentina was 127 million cubic meters/day (MMcm/d), up slightly from last June. In July, gas production was up 2.8% on a year earlier, to 130...