International: Argentina Outlook: the New Hydrocarbon Law and the Challenges Operators Will Face

Speaker: César Emilio Guzzetti, PhD
Speaker César Emilio Guzzetti, PhD
Dr. Guzzetti has over 30 years of project evaluation experience in negotiations, engineering, and operations. He began his career working for Shell Argentina as a Project Engineer in 1981. He has worked as a reservoir engineer and a chief evaluator for Pérez Companc, as a contract manager for  Tecpetrol S.A., ...

Dr. Guzzetti has over 30 years of project evaluation experience in negotiations, engineering, and operations. He began his career working for Shell Argentina as a Project Engineer in 1981. He has worked as a reservoir engineer and a chief evaluator for Pérez Companc, as a contract manager for  Tecpetrol S.A., and as Engineering Manager and General Manager, for Hunt Oil Company in Lima, Peru. He has also taught Petroleum Engineering at Louisiana Tech. Since 2008, Dr. Guzzetti has worked for Gaffney, Cline & Associates as a Principal Advisor and General Manager. He holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Buenos Aires, an MBA from Louisiana Tech University, and a PhD in Petroleum Engineering.

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Meeting Rescheduled to August 6, 2015

Due to inclement weather in the Houston area we postponed the event scheduled for May 26th at the Petroleum Club to August 6, 2015.

If you were already pre-registered for this May 26 event, your registration will be carried over to the new event date of August 6, 2015, so you will not need to register again.

 

The International  Study Group is pleased to host Cesar Emilio Guzzetti, PhD, to speak on the status of the Argentine Oil & Gas Industry at this Speaker Luncheon Event.

After more than twelve years of very low activity in their domestic hydrocarbon industry, Argentina depends on imported gas via LNG and from Bolivia. The Argentine government is trying to reverse the situation.  Dr. Guzzetti will to present a brief summary of the situation in Argentina after 12 years of low activity and a description of the activity that has taken place in Vaca Muerta over the last 5 years.  Additionally, he will summarize the position that the main players have today in Vaca Muerta, and their plans for the next 5 years.

As a conclusion, he will present a summary of the new hydrocarbon reform law, as well as the political situation today in Argentina as the country prepares for a presidential election on October 25, 2015.

Organizer SPE-GCS International Study Group
The International Study Group's mission is to provide a forum for the Houston area SPE membership to share information on business practices and considerations, projects, and technological applications significant to the worldwide oil and gas industry. The ISG will collaborate with other Gulf Coast Section study groups to ensure maximum ...

The International Study Group's mission is to provide a forum for the Houston area SPE membership to share information on business practices and considerations, projects, and technological applications significant to the worldwide oil and gas industry. The ISG will collaborate with other Gulf Coast Section study groups to ensure maximum value to the section, which is located in one of the leading international centers for the industry.


For additional information regarding this event, please contact:


SPE-GCS ISG Chair: Barry Chovanetz at 214-477-5771 or bchovanetz@yahoo.com


or


SPE-GCS ISG Vice-Chair: Mary-Beth Snodgrass at mbs@localcontenect.com

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When?

Thu, Aug. 6, 2015
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. US/Central

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PETROLEUM CLUB (NEW LOCATION), 35th Floor, TOTAL Building
1201 LOUISIANA STREET, 35th Floor
Houston, Texas 77002
United States

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