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Duque on OCAD

President-elect, Ivan Duque, spoke about some of his plans in the Collegiate Body for Administration and Decision (OCAD) and other key issues in a meeting with mayors of the country’s municipalities.

 

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
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Tolima says goodbye to mining activities?

Through a resolution, Tolima’s Regional Autonomous Corporation (Cortolima) confirmed that it will no longer give permits for mining activities.

 

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
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Zomac’s: Tax Benefits and Infrastructure for Taxes

Bogotá’s Chamber of Commerce hosted an event where industry entrepreneurs and public entities talked about the Most-Affected Areas by the Conflict (Zomac). We attended and brought back comments from the industry as well as our own impressions.

Monday, July 16th, 2018
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Offshore projects impact in economy

Offshore projects impact in economy

The Colombian government is making an important commitment to promote the development of offshore projects and take advantage of the Caribbean Sea potential. This has generated high expectations in the Caribbean region of the country, especially in the department of Atlántico. There, leaders are discussing about how to leverage these opportunities and their risks.

Thursday, July 12th, 2018
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Trasandino pipeline blocked

Social unrest and insecurity continue to affect operations of oil companies and their facilities. This time, the Trasandino oil pipeline is affected.

 

Thursday, July 12th, 2018
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Ecopetrol showed its commitment to its areas of influence

The NOC spoke about successful social investment projects in Santander, Putumayo and Meta. These and other Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) stories in our periodic summary.

 

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018
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Boyacá controversy continues

The National Hydrocarbons Agency (ANH) planned to carry out seismic research in Boyacá, but the public became convinced that the project would lead to fracking, generating a great discussion and social unrest. The ANH is said to have decided to suspend the project.

 

Thursday, July 5th, 2018
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“We expect the list of requests to be aligned with the company’s goals”: Bayón

CEO Felipe Bayón spoke about what he expects from the new Labor Agreement that it will soon negotiate with the USO.

Monday, July 2nd, 2018
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USO is ready to negotiate

The USO confirmed that a new list of demands for Ecopetrol (NYSE: EC) is ready, four years after the last Collective Labor Agreement was signed.

Monday, July 2nd, 2018
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Echoes of Boyacá

We have been very concerned about the civil disobedience caused by the ANH’s seismic investigation in Boyacá. There was a public hearing last Friday to discuss the situation and well-known industry figure, Jaime Checa attended. He brought back this report (with photos) which only deepens our concern.

Monday, July 2nd, 2018
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