Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018
On May 1st, Gran Tierra Energy Inc. (TSX: GTE) announced its financial and operating results for the quarter ended March 31, 2018. The company reported a record high average quarterly Colombia production and the firm keeps demonstrating ongoing strong financial performance.
The boom in popular referenda against the oil and mining sector has generated many concerns and debate in the country. The Government’s strategy to stop this wave was to say that it lacked the resources to finance them, but this has generated a new controversy with communities.
The Works-for-Taxes program is one of the most interesting ideas by the Colombian Government that we have seen in a long time. It is long-established in Peru and companies that saw it work there have advocated for its adoption in Colombia.