The steady decline in hydrocarbons production in Argentina led to a shortage of feedstock in recent years
with a lack of both ethane and methane. As the Vaca Muerta shale reserves become more available, there is
potential for rejuvenating the petrochemicals sector. Th ..."
With gas on the decline and a cautious approach to investment in the country's shale potential, Argentina's
petrochemicals industry is unlikely to see growth over the next five years, according to BMI's latest
Argentina Petrochemicals Report.
The Argentine petrochemicals indus ..."
The Argentine petrochemicals industry will struggle to compete against imports from Brazil and the US as
competitiveness declines amid feedstock shortages. While the situation could turn around if domestic gas
resources are tapped, this scenario is not expected over t ..."