Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
Canacol Energy (TSX: CNE) announced results of the Pandereta 2 appraisal well located in the VIM 5 block in the Lower Magdalena Valley basin. The firm reported a significant new gas discovery on this block. CNE also provided information on its 2018 gas exploration and drilling programs.
Ecopetrol (NYSE: EC) reported its reserves as of December 31, 2017. The NOC managed to report positive results despite social problems, attacks on its infrastructure and low prices during the past year.Ryder Scott Company and De Golyer & Mac Naughton audited the majority of reserves (99%).
The Ministry of Mines and Energy (MinMinas) reported oil and gas production figures in the country for January 2018. Crude extraction decreased compared to the previous month, but this metric is above the government’s mid-term target.
The CEO of Ecopetrol’s (NYSE: EC) subsidiary, Alberto Consuegra, said that even though better oil prices bring positive expectations for 2018, the industry will have to overcome important challenges to leverage the new opportunities.