08 August 2018

ARPEL and OAS sign memorandum of understanding to boost cybersecurity

  • The protection of critical infrastructures against cyber attacks and other emerging threats, such as the use of the Internet for terrorist purposes, as well as their normal functioning, are a concern of the Member States of the OAS and ARPEL. Both entities highlight the importance of the implementation of cybersecurity programs that include the resilience of critical infrastructures and are based on risk analysis. In order to promote the cooperation of the public, private and academic sectors, to strengthen the protection and protection of critical infrastructure, ARPEL and the OAS through the Secretariat of the Inter-American Committee against Terrorism (CICTE) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, which formalizes and gives continuity to the collaborative activities that have already been carried out between both institutions.

    The scope of this memorandum includes points such as exchanging information on the development of initiatives to strengthen cybersecurity among the members of the respective organizations, promote and participate in initiatives of mutual interest, and develop joint actions related to cooperation. institutional and academic in the areas of research.

    The first activity planned in the framework of this agreement is the Cybersecurity Seminar on Critical Infrastructures, Risks, Opportunities and Priorities, to be held on October 9 and 10 in the auditorium of the Catholic University of Buenos Aires, Argentina.


27 July 2018


Montevideo, 26 July 2018 On July 1st, 2018, Izeusse Braga assumed as Executive Secretary of ARPEL, replacing Jorge Ciacciarelli, who served in that role between December 2013 and June 2018. ARPEL thanked Jorge Ciacciarelli for ...
29 June 2018

Week of the Pipelines and Terminals Committee: OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE AS THE BASIS OF OUR WORK

With the purpose of continuing on the path to Operational Excellence and exchange the best practices for logistics operations, more than 50 professionals of pipeline and terminal operators - COGA, Oldelval, PAE, Pluspetrol, Transpetro, YPFB, ...
21 May 2018


Professionals of Ancap, Enap, Geopark Chile, Geopark Colombia, Metrogas, and Universidad de La Frontera of Chile participated in the course "Community Relations Management and Resolution of Conflicts in the Extractive and Energy Industry," which took ...
25 April 2018

YPF, PEMEX, ANCAP and Pluspetrol make up the Chair and Vice Chair of the new Board of Directors of ARPEL

April 2018. The new Board of Directors of the Regional Association of Oil, Gas and Biofuels Sector Companies in Latin America and the Caribbean (ARPEL) is chaired by YPF, while the Vice Chair is shared ...