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December 2, 2021

La Calera Unconventional Oil Field, Argentina

By Carmen

La Calera is a producing unconventional oil field located onshore Argentina and is operated by Pluspetrol Energy. The field is located in block La Calera.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Pluspetrol Resources and YPF.

Production from La Calera

The La Calera unconventional oil field recovered 10.85% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2020. The peak production was approximately 3.86 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 91 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2094. The field currently accounts for approximately 2% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 75.21 Mmboe, comprised of 28.02 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 283.18 bcf of natural gas reserves. La Calera unconventional oil field reserves accounts 0.08% of total remaining reserves of producing unconventional oil fields globally.


Information on the field is sourced from GlobalData’s fields database that provides detailed information on all producing, announced and planned oil and gas fields globally. Not all companies mentioned in the article may be currently existing due to their merger or acquisition or business closure.

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