Argentina Shifts its Energy Focus to Nuclear

May 12, 2015 by Dan Yurman

Nuclear in Argentina

Recently, Argentina has catapulted to the front end of global attention on new nuclear builds with deals for three new nuclear reactors, two from China and one from Russia. Additionally, the country has its own nuclear R&D program which supports the development of a 25 MB SMR based on PWR designs.[read more]

Get Over Your Fear and Go for Black Gold in Argentina: Interview with Bill Newman

May 11, 2014 by Jim Patrick

Argentina Oil Drilling

Bill Newman is the vice president of international oil and gas with Mackie Research Capital Corporation. He has been an energy analyst for the past 16 years. Bill holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Calgary and has a CFA designation.[read more]

Argentina Pours Nuclear-Grade Concrete for CAREM, a 25 MWe SMR

February 17, 2014 by Rod Adams

Argentina has a long history of nuclear energy research, development and operation; it set up its Atomic Energy Commission in 1950. Two operating nuclear reactors produce approximately 10% of the country’s electricity; a third reactor is undergoing its final steps before commissioning.[read more]

Challenges and Opportunities for Argentine Shale Oil

February 29, 2012 by

The US shale oil and gas revolution took many industry observers by surprise. Consider the sudden shift in fortunes of US companies that built liquefaction facilities to import natural gas. Earlier this decade most analysts projected that US imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) would increase steadily, offsetting lower domestic...[read more]

Argentina Trumpets Its Nuclear Accomplishments

October 7, 2011 by Rod Adams

Argentina recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Atucha II Nuclear Power Plant, on the occasion of completing its construction – thirty years after breaking ground in June 1981. The project is a source of immense pride in a country that was once a leader in nuclear energy development in Latin America.According to Cristina...[read more]

The Buenos Aires-Rosario-Cordoba Line

February 9, 2008 by Jonathan Smith

This blog recently relayed information about an alliance to span all of Western Europe with a high-speed train network, and previously conveyed information about a rail network that could connect the Americas with Asia and Europe. Development is occurring in the Americas, albeit not at the pace set by high-speed rail in Europe. Tel Aviv...[read more]