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Santo Domingo Group enters the oil services business

May 9, 2012 It has been widely reported in the Colombian press that one of the country’s largest conglomerates has entered the burgeoning oil services industry.

Friday, May 11th, 2012
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Petroleum engineering, mining and geology, the highest-paid jobs for graduates

Petroleum engineering, mining and geology, the highest-paid jobs for graduates

According to the statistical work by the Ministry of Education published here, engineering, medicine, law, dentistry and library science are 10 best paid careers for recent graduates, based on 2010 data.

Monday, May 7th, 2012
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Government changes hydrocarbon goals: more oil, less gas

Once President Juan Manuel Santos took office, certain goals were established that formed the basis for the reform of the royalties. Today, a year and a half later, the picture has changed.

Monday, May 7th, 2012
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The railway is essential to address free trade agreements

May 5, 2012 Colombian business paper LaRepublica.co reports new capital has been injected in the rail project between Buenaventura and La Felisa (Calda

Monday, May 7th, 2012
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Mansarovar Energy Colombia will produce more oil

April 26, 2012 Mansarovar,  the fourth largest oil producer in Colombia is reported in the Colombian press to have received from Ecopetrol, the approval for the comercialization of the UnderRiver II field, which is part of the Nare Association Concession.

Friday, April 27th, 2012
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Ecopetrol discovers new hydrocarbon field in the Tisquirama Block

April 25, 2012 From an Ecopetrol Press Release … Ecopetrol announces the discovery of hydrocarbons in the Tisquirama Este-1 exploratory well, located in the municipality of San Martin, Cesar. In initial tests, the well produced 624 barrels of oil per day

Thursday, April 26th, 2012
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Optimizing the Benefits of Royalty Payments Under New Colombian Regimen

Let’s start from the proposition that, like it or not, royalties are necessary. They are necessary because with oil over US$100 a barrel, Colombian gas prices over U$2 and nearly US$3 per gallon, Pacific Rubiales stock up 6000% since its inception and Ecopetrol declaring record profits, oil looks like a money making machine.

Monday, April 23rd, 2012
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Trenaco begins exporting coal to China

April 11, 2012 It is widely reported in the Colombian press that local firm Trenaco made its first shipment of 42,200 tons of Colombian metallurgical coal to China.

Saturday, April 21st, 2012
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There will be a Conpes plan for the gas sector

April 17, 2012 A “Conpes document” is a commitment by the government, and more importantly by the National Planning Department which controls the budget, to do something

Saturday, April 21st, 2012
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Eleven Australian miners seek business opportunities in Colombia

Monday, April 16, 2012 It was widely reported in the Colombian press that 11 mining services firms from Australia are in the country looking for business. This mission was organized by the organization,

Thursday, April 19th, 2012
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