A rare snowfall was seen across parts of Uruguay on Sunday while graupel resulted in an icy coating across parts of eastern Argentina.
The current managers of YPF accused Spain’s Repsol of deliberately delaying or ignoring contracts to supply Argentina with liquid natural gas, following the seizure of a majority stake in the company belonging to the Spanish corporation.
Argentina is expanding its railroad network to cope with increasing demands for its growing export sector plus expectations of a boost in transit trade from landlocked Paraguay and regional commerce.
Argentina's state energy company Enarsa has launched an international tender for the delivery of a more-than-expected 90 cargoes of LNG in 2012 to meet rising energy demand, a source said Tuesday.
Argentina could import 66 liquefied natural gas cargoes in 2011 triple the amount it purchased last year, according to data from state energy company Enarsa.