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.
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.