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The Current Oil & Gas Landscape in Argentina: Considerations for 2019

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Institute for Energy Law |  Transactions |  Energy Project Development
Luis Gomar |  Ezequiel Artola |  Martín Barreiro
60 Minutes
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
May 08, 2019
Access for 6 month(s) after purchase.


This presentation focuses on the latest trends and developments in the Argentine oil & gas industry and what to consider in 2019 as you execute your business strategy in the region. Topics to be discussed are:  

  • Argentina offshore blocks and considerations post-bid.
  • Government plan and the business environment.
  • Outlook for Argentina energy sector under the Macri administration and the upcoming elections.
  • M&A, regulatory and tax considerations for investing in the oil & gas sector. 

This program does not include MCLE credit. 


MCLE Credit has expired.

Although MCLE credit was previously obtained for this program in at least one jurisdiction (most likely Texas), such credit has expired and not been renewed by The Center for American and International Law. You may be able to obtain credit in certain jurisdictions (self-study credit), but the rules vary greatly by jurisdiction. Please review your jurisdiction’s MCLE rules and regulations before purchasing or viewing this program.



Luis Gomar's Profile

Luis Gomar Related Seminars and Products

Paul Hastings LLP

Luis F. Gomar is a partner in the North America Corporate & Securities Practice, bringing more than a decade of experience advising on cross-border transactions in the energy and finance sectors. He has extensive experience in Latin America and is a frequent speaker on the Mexico Energy Reform.
Luis counsels clients on both domestic and international transactions involving divestitures, financing, fund formations, joint ventures and mergers and acquisitions. He regularly advises energy companies on contracts, formation and structure planning. He has significant experience representing clients on investment and expansion opportunities in the United States and throughout Latin America.

Ezequiel Artola's Profile

Ezequiel Artola Related Seminars and Products

Baker McKenzie

Ezequiel Artola is a partner in the Energy, Mining and Infrastructure Practice Group in Buenos Aires. He advises clients on a variety of complex transactional, general commercial and regulatory matters, with emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, commercial agreements and corporate practice. Ezequiel was assistant professor of commercial and civil contracts at the Universidad de Buenos Aires, and has written articles related to mining, oil and gas, and distribution and agency agreements.
Ezequiel’s practice is focused mainly in the areas of mining, oil and gas, energy, renewables and infrastructure. He has extensive experience in food, beverage, ports and agribusiness industries as well as in complex local and multijurisdictional M&A transactions. Ezequiel advises clients in major projects and cross-border deals, and in structuring alternatives, transactional documents, corporate, commercial matters and risk assessment. He also has extensive experience in pharmaceuticals, agribusiness, food, beverage, personal products and tobacco sectors. He also provides daily commercial, contractual and regulatory advice.

Martín Barreiro's Profile

Martín Barreiro Related Seminars and Products

Baker McKenzie

Martin Barreiro is experienced in various areas of tax law. He is a member of the Buenos Aires Bar Association, the American Chamber of Commerce in Argentina, the Tax Sub-Committee and the Argentine Association of Taxation Studies. His extensive list of publications include "New Argentine Social Security System" for the International Company and Commercial Law Review and "The S.R.L. in the tax planning of US investors in Argentina" for the Economic and Tax Journal.

Martin’s practice focuses on general tax planning, international private banking, global tax planning and transfer pricing. He also provides sound tax advice for mergers and acquisitions transactions.