Expert delegates and executives of the region work in cooperation in the Technical Committees, forming the engine of the Association to carry forward its strategic lines.

  • They develop work processes for continuous improvement based on the exchange of best practices and knowledge in discussion forums.
  • With unfolding innovations, they develop and edit Guides and Manuals that provide a basis for member companies to enrich their business models.
  • They contribute to provide training and the technical support required by member companies in the implementation of best practices.
  • They provide information to conduct benchmarking studies, whose purpose is to measure and compare the improvement in the performance of member companies.
  • The Technical Committees work with the support of the Executive Secretariat of ARPEL.


Exploration and Production

Created in 2008.

The ARPEL Exploration and Production Committee assesses the challenges for the growth of upstream business in the Region and leads ARPEL strategy to promote the development of the sector through technical advocacy and engagement with key stakeholders including –among others- government agencies, international and national industry associations as well as intergovernmental institutions.

The Committee supports industry cooperation and knowledge exchange to continuously improve the sector operational and management performance, including the implementation of new technologies.

  • “The Exploration and Production Committee promotes the development of an agile, modern cooperation network to support ARPEL members and other stakeholders in their exploration and production activities. In line with the strategic objectives of ARPEL, we seek to encourage communication and the exchange of knowledge and experience as the basis for a sustainable energy supply”

    Raul Belkenoff, Chairman of Exploration and Production Committee - ARPEL


Pablo Amoedo, Project Manager