Halliburton moves Argentina closer to fracking with new sand loading and storage facility
Published: Wednesday, 15 October 2014
Argentina is second only to the China in terms of potentially recoverable shale gas. The US has proven the viability of fracking, and the industry has great potential to expand in the sparsely populated southern provinces in Argentina. A developing fracking industry could also lead the country out of its current economic malaise.
US-based Halliburton, the oilfield services company, has
opened a silica (frac) sand storage and loading facility in
Argentina, which has the second largest potentially recoverable
shale gas reserves in the world, according to 2013 USGS
Located in La Meseta, North Patagonia, Argentina, the
cost-unspecified, but multi-million dollar facility is...