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  • Argentina's Richest Man, Carlos Bulgheroni, Dead at 71

  • 71-year-old Bulgheroni, along with his brother Alejandro, owned Pan American Energy

, photo: Reuters/Isaac Urrutia

03 of September 2016 17:21:09

BUENOS AIRES - Argentina's richest man according to Forbes, energy mogul Carlos Bulgheroni, died on Saturday in the United States, where he was hospitalized following a surgical procedure in June, his company said.The 71-year-old Bulgheroni, along with his brother Alejandro, owned Pan American Energy, Argentina's second-biggest oil company, behind state-run YPF.According to local media, Bulgheroni had been battling cancer for years.Forbes estimated that Carlos and Alejandro Bulgheroni had a fortune of $4.8 billion, making them the 324th richest people on earth.In July, Bulgheroni's Pan American Energy said it will invest $1.4 billion in exploring and producing Argentina's conventional and unconventional energy reserves.

ELIANA RASZEWSKI, Reporting

ANTHONY ESPOSITO, Writing

DAN GREBLE, Editing



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