Governor Alicia Kirchner this afternoon accompanied the President of the Nation, Alberto Fernández, in the presentation of the project that seeks to increase hydrocarbon production in the country.
The event took place at the Casa Rosada Bicentennial Museum, where the head of state was accompanied by the ministers of Economy, Martín Guzmán, and of Production Development, Matías Kulfas; and by the Secretary of Energy, Darío Martínez. Also present were governors of the hydrocarbon producing provinces: Axel Kicillof, from Buenos Aires, Mariano Arcioni, from Chubut; Arabela Carreras, from Río Negro; Omar Gutiérrez, from Neuquén; Alicia Kirchner, from Santa Cruz; Gustavo Melella, from Tierra del Fuego; Gustavo Sáenz, from Salta; Rodolfo Suárez, from Mendoza; Sergio Ziliotto, from La Pampa; Gildo Insfrán, from Formosa, and Gerardo Morales, from Jujuy.
In this context, the first provincial president highlighted the objectives of the project of the National Executive and announced that the representatives of Santa Cruz in the national Congress will debate it to enrich it with other contributions.
He also stressed that it must have a binding participation of the producing provinces and once debated and approved it will bring predictability, stability and clear rules in a world and a global economy where uncertainty prevails.
Regarding mature basins, and in decline with conventional exploitation, projects presented by small companies may be developed.
It is important to note that those projects that include a plan associated with energy sustainability will obtain additional benefits.
In the same vein, the strategies that involve the gender perspective.
“Ultimately what we need is to give the industry predictability, ensure employment and qualify it by defending our resources,” concluded the president.