Tag: Chaco region

Chaco region
Tuesday, October 21st 2014 - 06:24 UTC

UK company confirms discovery of oil in the Paraguayan Chaco

“Whilst we are most satisfied with this discovery, President is now focused on drilling down to the original target which still lies in front of us”, said Levine

President Energy announced on Monday it has discovered good oil-bearing zones at its Lapacho drill in the Paraguayan Chaco and confirms strong hydrocarbon pay at its Jacaranda well.

Tuesday, June 17th 2014 - 06:49 UTC

British company spuds exploratory well in Paraguay's Chaco

Jacarandá expects drilling to target a depth of 4.200 meters

London AIM listed President Energy PLC, has spudded what it calls the first deep exploration well in the Paraguayan part of the Chaco basin in almost 30 years.

Saturday, January 12th 2013 - 12:19 UTC

Second indigenous teenager in a week murdered in the north east of Argentina

Chaco Lieutenant-Governor Bacileff Ivanoff argues there is “no ethnic question” in the province

Argentine police are investigating a second murder of a member of the Qom indigenous community in less than a week, after a 16-year old died in a Formosa hospital on Thursday after suffering for four days.

Wednesday, January 9th 2013 - 02:41 UTC

Indigenous 12-year old beaten to death in north-east Argentina

Governor Jorge Capitanich: “our solidarity with the family and the whole qom community”

The death by beating of a 12 year old indigenous Qom child in the north of Argentina had shocked public opinion following on another incident less than a month ago when a gendarme run over an indigenous grandmother and a ten month old baby girl.

Tuesday, November 27th 2012 - 04:47 UTC

President Franco says Paraguay will begin pumping oil in mid-2013

The oil basin is close to Argentina and President Franco will be visiting the area next week

Paraguayan president Federico Franco announced on Monday that starting on 2013 the country will become an oil producing nation, after a recent discovery close to the border with Argentina.

Wednesday, October 17th 2012 - 05:13 UTC

Paraguay begins drilling for oil in the Chaco next December

President Franco was briefed on the coming operations

Paraguay will begin exploring for hydrocarbons in the Chaco region, heartland of South America next 8 December, said oil consultant Mario Garnero after meeting on Tuesday with President Federico Franco.


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