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Montevideo, February 16th 2019 - 19:42 UTC

Tag: Southern Chile

  • Monday, September 10th 2018 - 08:44 UTC

    Chile and Japan working on an early system to anticipate outbreaks of red tide

    In 2016 Chile experienced red tide toxic outbreaks which caused an estimated loss of USD 800 million mainly to the salmon industry in the south of the country

    The Chilean University of La Frontera with support and financing from Japan's International Cooperation Agency (JICA), will attempt to develop an unprecedented early warning system that makes it possible to monitor, predict and detect the outbreaks of red tide in southern Chile. JICA is contributing with almost US$ 4.5 million.

  • Monday, February 25th 2013 - 21:31 UTC

    Promising gas discovery in southern Chile Magallanes Region

    The Palos Quemados 1 well was drilled to a total depth of 1.600 meters

    GeoPark Holdings has revealed the discovery of the new Palos Quemados gas field on the Tranquilo block in Chile in the southern region of Magallanes. The Palos Quemados field is the first gas discovery in the Tranquilo Block by GeoPark and the first hydrocarbon discovery in the Magallanes Fold and Thrust Belt in more than 40 years.