The process of post-conflict and land restitution is advancing, but this has generated some controversy over land ownership and control where oil projects are developed. Amerisur Resources (LON: AMER) talked about a controversy generated with communities in the department of Putumayo.
Important firms like Ecopetrol (NYSE:EC), Ocensa and Frontera Energy (TSE: FEC) spoke about the projects they are currently developing to improve the quality of life in their areas of influence. These and other Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) stories in our periodic summary.
The ‘boom’ of the anti-oil referendums put several projects around Colombia in check, and communities continue with the intention of blocking the development of oil projects. A referendum against the Porton is once again on the table
Surtidora de Gas del Caribe (Surtigas) has managed to grow its operations in the country, especially on the Caribbean coast. The company completed 50 years of operations in Colombia with excellent results.
The Siona de Buenavista Indigenous Community, located on the banks of the Putumayo River, denounced that Amerisur is allegedly polluting its water sources with the development of its Platanillo field.