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Rig count in August

Rig count in August

The Colombian Chamber of Goods and Services (Campetrol) reported its drill rig information for August 2019. Working and contracted rigs increased compared to same period last year.

Thursday, September 19th, 2019
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Second PPAA auction

The National Hydrocarbons Agency (ANH) continues to work on the Permanent Area Assignment Process (PPAA). The agency announced the date and number of blocks for the second auction of this important process.

Thursday, September 19th, 2019
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Ecopetrol ‘goes green’

Ecopetrol (NYSE:EC) will reduce 20% of its greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, as part of its environmental strategy.

Thursday, September 19th, 2019
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“The mining-energy sector is the first to undertake the Business Integrity Route”: MinEnergia

The Ministry of Mines and Energy (MinEnergia) confirmed that the industry entered Colombia’s Business Integrity Route: an initiative to fight corruption. These and other Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) stories in our periodic summary.

Thursday, September 19th, 2019
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Amerisur results in 1H19

Amerisur results in 1H19

Amerisur Resources Plc announced its results for the six months ended 30 June 2019. The company showed lower metrics compared to same period last year, but good advances in strategic alliances and projects.

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
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No to fracking, yes to pilot projects?

The State Council denied Ecopetrol’s (NYSE:EC) request to cancel the precautionary measure that stopped the development of fracking in Colombia, but clarified that the decision does not prevent the development of pilot projects.

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
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What Colombia loses without fracking

Authorities and experts spoke about the possible consequences of closing the door to fracking, now that the State Council decided to keep delaying a final decision on the matter.

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
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ANLA on monitoring projects

Technical groups of the National Environmental Licensing Agency (ANLA) developed an environmental monitoring process for different industry projects. Here are the details.

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
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Oil prices jump

Oil prices jump

Two Aramco oil plants in Saudi Arabia were attacked last Saturday generating an immediate effect on oil prices. Experts talked about the effects of this situation in Colombia in the short term.

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
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Mining activities at risk?

Mining activities in most of Colombia’s regions could be affected soon. More than 92% of the municipalities that develop mining and oil activities in Colombia do not have their Territorial Organization Plan (POT) updated.

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
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