A report on Comodoro Rivadavia and YPF

Commodore Martín Rivadavia
Group of YPF workers at an oil well in Chubut, 1923
The Huergo Chalet, built in 1919, hosted numerous official gatherings
Former headquarters on Diagonal Norte Avenue (1938)
San Juan Bosco Cathedral
YPF gas station in Chacarita, Buenos Aires (1951)
Campus of the National University of Patagonia San Juan Bosco
Former YPF logo
Panoramic view of the city.
YPF business jet, Aeroparque Newbery, 1972
The Casino Club Comodoro, part of a growing tourism sector
Minister Roberto Dromi opening the offers for the privatization of YPF, June 1990
The PCR petrochemical company, a leading local employer
Cristina Fernández de Kirchner announces the bill to re-nationalize YPF, April 2012.
Viteaux and Chenque Hills, the city's most distinctive geographic features
"Elaion" motor oil brand of YPF
The Port Zone from Chenque Hill
The Comodoro Rivadavia wind farm
Map of a nearby track, Autódromo General San Martín

The company, specializing in the exploration, production, refining and commercialization of petroleum, had its origin in 1907, when oil was discovered near the city of Comodoro Rivadavia in Chubut.

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It was opened in 1987 by the state-owned oil company YPF.

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Chubut Province

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Province in southern Argentina, situated between the 42nd parallel south (the border with Río Negro Province), the 46th parallel south (bordering Santa Cruz Province), the Andes range to the west, and the Atlantic ocean to the east.

Province in southern Argentina, situated between the 42nd parallel south (the border with Río Negro Province), the 46th parallel south (bordering Santa Cruz Province), the Andes range to the west, and the Atlantic ocean to the east.

Argentine Geological Society founder Dr. Victorio Angelelli (2nd from right), ca. 1950, whose study of Chubut's mineral wealth identified resources for economic development.
Government House.
Trevelin.
Köppen climate map of Chubut, Argentina
Cholila Lake.
Los Altares.
The town of Esquel.
Rada Tilly, on the Atlantic Ocean.
Southern right whale in Península Valdés, its preferred sanctuary.
Departments of the Province of Chubut.

The largest city is Comodoro Rivadavia in the south of the province; it has 180,000 inhabitants.

On May 21, 2014, Miguel Galuccio of YPF and Chubut Governor Martin Buzzi announced the first unconventional oil and gas discovery in Chubut from a fracked well in the Early Cretaceous D-129 formation of the Golfo San Jorge basin.

Enrique Mosconi

Enrique Mosconi

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Argentine military engineer, who is best known as the pioneer and organizer of petroleum exploration and extraction in Argentina.

Argentine military engineer, who is best known as the pioneer and organizer of petroleum exploration and extraction in Argentina.

Enrique Mosconi
Enrique Mosconi
portrait of Mosconi in his childhood
Mosconi, dressing in military uniform
monument of Mosconi in Comodoro Rivadavia
tomb of Enrique Mosconi in La Recoleta Cemetery

On 16 October 1922 Mosconi was appointed by the president Alvear as Director-General of the Fiscal Petroleum Reserves (Yacimientos Petrolíferos Fiscales, YPF), where he would stay for eight years, devoting large efforts to increase exploration and development of petroleum extraction.

In the city of Comodoro Rivadavia, Chubut, there is a neighbourhood and an international airport that are named after the engineer.