American Chamber of Commerce in Argentina

Houston, TX, May 14, 2014

AmCham ArgentinaThe Chamber of Commerce of the United States in Argentina (AmCham Argentina) is a nongovernmental, independent, nonprofit organization with more than 95 years of work dedicated to the promotion of bilateral trade and investment between the United States and Argentina .  AmCham gathers 658 U.S., Argentina and other foreign companies that directly employ 360,000 people in more than 200 industrial facilities located throughout the country, representing all areas of economic activity, contributing 18.6% of GDP our country.

AmCham Argentina brought together a group of American companies established in Argentina (ExxonMobil, Pan American Energy, GE, DOW, Chevron, Cummings, etc.) and Argentinian national and state officers who are interested in shale oil and shale gas market development to Houston, TX on May 14, 2014 to visit experts and other companies.

Jorge R. Piñon, Director of the Jackson School of Geosciences’ Latin America and Caribbean Energy Program (LACP) and Interim-Director for the Center of International Energy and Environmental Policy (CIEEP) was invited to address the delegation on the possible domino effect that North American unconventionals will have on Latin America’s oil supply-demand balance.