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“Reducing pollution is not only resolved by closing oil wells and mines”: USO

The Union spoke about the importance of the industry in Colombia, and how transitioning into a cleaner energy matrix should be done in a responsible way.

Monday, February 4th, 2019
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Parex, a pioneer in Infrastructure for Taxes

Slowly but surely, Infrastructure for Taxes has been positioning itself as one of the industry’s main opportunities to positively impact Colombia’s rural areas. Politicians highlighted the development of its first project from the oil and gas industry using this program. Our Bottom-Line returns to the theme of local and elite communications as it applies here.

Monday, February 4th, 2019
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January closes with a positive report on CSR projects

Ecopetrol (NYSE:EC), Equion and GeoPark (NYSE: GPRK) spoke about the successful development of their social investment projects in their areas of influence. These and other Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) stories in our periodic summary.

 

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019
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Not low profile

I was in Canada over the year-end holidays and got to spend a lot of time watching television sports (a favorite pastime). That also meant I watched a lot of commercials which, these days, means watching a lot of ads for the Trans Mountain Pipeline.

Monday, January 28th, 2019
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Oil referendum in Yopal

The boom of anti-oil referendums in producing regions keeps generating concerns in the industry. The municipalities are still trying to develop these mechanisms (despite the Constitutional Court’s ruling that they have no force) and the Yopal Council ruled on this issue.

Thursday, January 10th, 2019
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Ecopetrol is committed to Colombia’s rural areas

Ecopetrol (NYSE:EC) spoke about its successful social investment projects in Arauca, Meta and Putumayo. These and other Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) stories in our periodic summary.

Thursday, January 10th, 2019
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“The industry continues to be one of the main employment sources in Santander”: Suarez

The Minister of Mines and Energy (MinMinas), Maria Fernanda Suarez, highlighted the importance of the industry for Colombia’s social and economic development, especially in the department of Santander.

Monday, January 7th, 2019
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Dialogue is always the answer

After days of protests in Ecopetrol’s (NYSE:EC) Cupiagua field (Casanare), communities decided to sit down and talk. Here is what both parties agreed on. These and other Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) stories in our periodic summary.

 

Thursday, December 13th, 2018
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MinMinas talks mining projects

The Vice Minister of Mines and Energy (MinMinas), Carolina Rojas, took the stage of the VIII Canada – Colombia Forum to talk about royalties, communities and the mining industry. We attended so our Bottom-Line goes beyond the MinMinas press releases.

 

Tuesday, December 4th, 2018
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“An inclusive dialogue is key for the development of the territories”: MinAmbiente

The Minister of Environment (MinAmbiente), Ricardo Lozano, visited communities in Cauca to talk about their concerns in regards to a sustainable development. These and other Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) stories in our periodic summary.

 

Thursday, November 29th, 2018
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