Jonathan Castell, Andrew Lavender and James Scotchman provide new insight
into basin evolution, play types, and hydrocarbon prospectivity.
Argentina’s Energy and Mining Ministry is in advanced preparations
to stage a new offshore licensing round in 2018 — the first
in almost a decade. Despite its size (approximately 1.5 million
km2, equivalent in scale to the US Gulf of Mexico) and its
moderate water depths, there have only been approximately
150 exploration wells drilled to date, making it one of the least
explored Atlantic provinces....