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Tag: La Pampa

  • Wednesday, January 31st 2018 - 09:29 UTC

    NASA satellite keeps track of wildfires in Argentina

    NASA’s Aqua satellite captured an image of a wildfire in La Pampa Province, on January 29, 2018.

    Roughly 12,000 wildfires burn each year in Argentina, charring more than 1.3 million hectares (5,000 square miles) of forest and grasslands. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite captured an image of one of them on January 29, 2018.

  • Thursday, October 27th 2011 - 16:16 UTC

    Drilling program in central Argentina makes three oil discoveries

    The wells are in La Pampa next to one of the main basins in Neuquen

    Petrogas announced three conventional oil discoveries from the recently-completed exploration drilling program on the Rinconada Norte block (96 sq. km. or 37 sections) located in La Pampa Province in the eastern margin of the Neuquén Basin of Argentina.