This week I should have published an Analyst’s Desk i.e. quantitative article but Minister Vélez keeps the issue of gas reserves and new contracts on the front burner of Colombian politics and I could not resist commenting. By the time the next What We Think slot comes up, who knows what she will have said or what government policy might be?
Josu Jon Imaz, CEO of Repsol, spoke about Europe’s mistakes in the energy transition process and the lessons Latin America can take away.
The Minister of Mines and Energy (MinEnergia), Irene Vélez, justified the decision not to authorize more E&P contracts based on a report published December 2022. This is why her approach might be an issue.