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    1. December 30, 2014

      Argentina’s banking talent stays away

      When President Cristina Fernández explained her refusal to hire an investment bank to execute a complex but ultimately...

    2. December 10, 2014

      Petronas signs Argentina shale deal

      Petronas signed a $550m deal with Argentina’s YPF to develop the South American country’s vast shale resources on Wednesday,...

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    1. November 2, 2014

      YPF seeks foreign partners to tap Argentina’s shale

      For an Argentine, Miguel Galuccio, the youthful chief executive of YPF, the country’s biggest oil and gas company, is...

    2. October 30, 2014

      Argentina seeks its own shale boom

      Argentina’s congress on Thursday approved reforms to a hydrocarbons law that are aimed at replicating the shale boom in the...

    3. beyondbrics

      October 9, 2014

      YPF chief says oil group back on global stage

      Argentina’s energy sector is a constant headache for the government – the fact that there are tankers charging hefty daily...

    4. September 29, 2014

      YPF and Petronas negotiating Pemex tie-up

      Argentina’s YPF and Malaysia’s Petronas are negotiating a joint-venture with Mexico’s Pemex – possibly starting with shallow...

    5. September 22, 2014

      Argentina appeals to a higher authority in fight with creditors

      Argentina’s battle with holdout creditors is taking on ever-broader dimensions as Cristina Fernández, the president, appeals...

    6. August 21, 2014

      Argentina: a Lilliputian market

      Whenever President Cristina Fernández goes on television to tell the nation of another plan to get Argentina’s restructured...

    7. July 31, 2014

      Hedge funds bet on Argentine recovery by piling into stocks

      Some of the world’s largest hedge funds have been snapping up Argentine stocks, betting on an economic recovery in the...

    8. July 24, 2014

      Repsol looks to Canada as earnings double

      Repsol, the Spanish energy group, on Thursday released forecast-beating results for the second quarter, with net earnings...

    9. beyondbrics

      June 16, 2014

      Argentina's bond drama: pathway to peace or a new Falklands?

      News on Monday that the US Supreme Court would not, after all, hear an appeal by Argentina against a lower court ruling...

    10. June 3, 2014

      Pemex sells bulk of Repsol holding

      Pemex, the Mexican state oil company, has sold most of its holding in Repsol, the Spanish energy group, in a move that draws...

    11. May 7, 2014

      Repsol’s $1.26bn YPF stake sale ends Argentine entanglement

      Repsol has drawn a final line under the Spanish energy group’s ill-fated entanglement in Argentina, with the sale of its...

    12. beyondbrics

      March 5, 2014

      YPF looking for partners to boost output after Repsol exit

      Miguel Galuccio has three principal objectives for 2014: “to produce, produce and produce.” To help achieve that aim,...

    13. February 26, 2014

      Repsol draws line under Argentina dispute

      Resolution of Repsol-YPF conflict After two years of political drama, legal battles, boardroom intrigue and secret...

    14. February 25, 2014

      Repsol accepts $5bn Argentina settlement

      The board of Repsol has accepted a $5bn compensation offer from the government of Argentina, bringing to an end two years of...

    15. February 23, 2014

      Repsol to vote on $5bn Argentina settlement

      The board of Repsol will on Tuesday vote on a final $5bn compensation package that is designed to end a bitter two-year...

    16. February 19, 2014

      Repsol poised to sign $5bn compensation deal with Argentina

      Repsol and Argentina are poised to sign a $5bn compensation deal that will draw a line under a bitter legal dispute that has...

    17. beyondbrics

      January 24, 2014

      Repsol: close to YPF bond deal - and then?

      As Argentina’s economy enters crisis mode with the peso crumbling, nobody is watching more closely than the management of...

    18. beyondbrics

      December 10, 2013

      Argentina & the IMF - friends again, one day?

      There are two ways to read the IMF’s call on Monday night for Argentina to sort out its dodgy inflation and economic...

    19. beyondbrics

      December 4, 2013

      Argentina'​s tourist tax

      When the oppressive heat in Buenos Aires becomes just too much to bear at the height of the austral summer, those who can...

    20. beyondbrics

      December 1, 2013

      The Weekender, November 30

      The week in emerging markets, including our most read, five things we have learned and some long reads for the weekend. Plus...

    21. FT Data

      November 29, 2013

      Commodities, conflict and price booms

      News this week that Repsol looks increasingly likely to accept a settlement from Argentina’s government over the forced...

    22. November 27, 2013

      Repsol’s big shareholders call the shots in YPF settlement

      There have been covert meetings between international financiers and presidents, armed guards arriving at offices and...

    23. November 27, 2013

      Timeline: Repsol

      Repsol board’s likely acceptance of a $5bn compensation offer from the Argentinian government over the seizure of its...

    24. November 27, 2013

      Repsol: settle down

      Repsol has been made an offer it cannot refuse. Argentina has put a $5bn settlement on the table in their dispute over YPF....

    25. November 26, 2013

      Repsol likely to accept Argentina’s $5bn YPF compensation offer

      The board of Repsol is poised to accept an offer of $5bn compensation from the Argentine government for the nationalisation...

    26. beyondbrics

      November 26, 2013

      Repsol/YPF: more Argentine "financial normalisation"?

      As the saying goes, it is not over until it’s over. Nonetheless, last night’s putative agreement between Spain, Argentina...

    27. FT Alphaville

      November 26, 2013

      The 6am London Cut

      Markets: Equities across the Asia-Pacific region drifted on Tuesday after US markets retreated from the record-highs reached...

    28. November 25, 2013

      Argentina nears deal with Spanish group Repsol over YPF seizure

      Argentina is close to striking a deal with Spanish oil group Repsol to compensate the company for the nationalisation of its...

    29. beyondbrics

      November 19, 2013

      Pemex and Repsol: what’s going on?

      Pemex, Mexico’s state oil company, has strenuously denied a report in Spain’s ABC newspaper which had said it was looking to...

    30. November 19, 2013

      Cristina Fernández demonstrates rude health with bold reshuffle

      President Cristina Fernández has made an emphatic return to active presidential duty, signalling that Argentina would...

    31. November 12, 2013

      YPF’s Miguel Galuccio working hard to attract investors

      Miguel Galuccio is showing the strain. He took over as chief executive of YPF a year ago, just after the Argentine...

    32. October 29, 2013

      The Kirchners: Goodbye to all that?

      Amado Boudou, Argentina’s gaffe-prone vice-president, took the microphone at the government’s late-night post-election rally...

    33. beyondbrics

      October 14, 2013

      Argentina: moving towards financial normalisation?

      Anyone unsure as to why Argentina fills foreign investors with dread need only take a glance at the list of cases it has at...

    34. beyondbrics

      September 24, 2013

      Argentina: now for a bit of good news

      It’s not all grim news in Argentina’s energy sector, where entrenched problems have caused fuel imports to double over the...

    35. beyondbrics

      September 23, 2013

      Chevron's Ecuador lawsuit: moving Chevron's way?

      Will Ecuador’s long-running dispute with Chevron sour its relations with Argentina? After all, Argentina’s state-run YPF...

    36. beyondbrics

      September 18, 2013

      Argentina vs Repsol: a game of chicken

      Cristina Fernández likes to drive a hard bargain, especially when it comes to rapacious foreign investors. It plays well...

    37. August 2, 2013

      Chevron joins oil majors with weaker results

      Softer crude oil prices along with higher repair costs at its US refineries prompted Chevron to narrowly undershoot...

    38. July 24, 2013

      Repsol attacks Chevron over ‘scandalous’ Argentina investment

      Repsol has launched a blistering attack on Chevron for investing in assets expropriated from the Spanish energy company in...

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