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.
The Embassy of Canada organized a talk about Peru’s experience in prior consultations. Presenting was Tiffany Bayly, Member of the Social Affairs Committee (CAS) of the National Petroleum and Energy Mining Society of Peru. HCC was present at the event and we bring a brief summary of the meeting.
The NOC presented the results of a study that looks at attacks on its infrastructure in recent years.
After a legal action was filed by dozens of families affected by la Lizama environmental emergency, a judge ordered Ecopetrol (NYSE: EC) to begin the characterization of the victims, as a prelude to a possible compensation.