Fuel and lubricant imports rose 64 per cent in value and 88 per cent in volume in the first quarter of the year compared to the same period last year.
The Government announced a radical change and moved towards Direct Lithium Extraction, a strategy that involves advanced and environmentally friendly technologies. The opening to Direct Lithium Extraction technology intends to correct the mistakes made in the quest to industrialize lithium after misinvesting close to $1 billion and generating uncertainty.
The state-owned YPFB launched 437 contracting processes for approximately $83 million. The awards scheduled until May 31. The processes published with due anticipation on each company's web page through advertisements in national newspapers. In addition, the YPFB 2021 Fair web page has been created for suppliers to access the requirements and the technical and legal requirements.