Alieto Guadagni

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Alieto Guadagni
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Argentina’s Energy Secretary in 2002, and subsequently its World Bank representative.

The YPF Takeover Will Not Solve Argentina’s Energy Problems: Alieto Guadagni

Date: 27 April 2012

Argentina’s decision to nationalise YPF – a subsidiary of Spanish energy company Repsol – has been met by international disapproval; though the Argentine government insists that the move had been necessary in order to meet its energy needs. Yet this may not turn out to be the case, particularly with investment in exploration greatly reduced.

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