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Argentina's Petro Province Elections

Mark P. Jones

Argentina's Petro Province Elections.

Recent gubernatorial elections in five of seven Argentine provinces with significant energy reserves took place amid the current presidential campaign to replace the term-limited Cristina Fernández de Kirchner. Fellow Mark Jones analyzes the likely relationship between the five provincial governors — who, like other Argentine governors, have a profound impact on the energy industry — and a new president. 

Read "The 2015 gubernatorial elections in Argentina’s petro-provinces: Phase 1" published July 6, 2015, in the Baker Institute Blog.