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Argentina, facing the challenge of exploiting Vaca Muerta and meeting environmental goals

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The commitments Argentina has made in the face of the climate crisis have left the country wondering how to develop the giant Vaca Muerta unconventional hydrocarbon field, in which it had placed enormous expectations to reignite economic growth, end gas supply problems and generate foreign currency.

"Argentina has been sidelined because Vaca Muerta has an expansion plan that is not compatible with the Paris Agreement," said Fernando Navajas, chief economist of the Latin American Foundation for Economic Research and an expert on the energy issue, who pointed out that "the use of gas in the energy . . .

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