Agencia EFEMarch 12, 2014 13:50
Buenos Aires, Mar 12 (EFE).- State-controlled oil company YPF said it discovered an oil field in Rio Negro, a province in southern Argentina.
The find was made in the Los Caldenes block, located 30 kilometers (about 19 miles) north of the town of Cinco Saltos, the company said in a statement.
The field contains an estimated 15 million barrels of petroleum, YPF said.
The discovery was made at the Los Caldenes x-2 well, which was drilled to a depth of 31.54 meters (about 102 feet) below the well head, YPF said.