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Fuel prices: another one of Duque’s challenges

Colombia’s National Biofuels Federation (Fedebiocombustibles) spoke about the challenges that the new administration has when it comes to downstream.

 

Monday, July 16th, 2018
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BP Energy Statistics 2018: Looking at the Latin American energy market, Part 3

BP Energy Statistics 2018: Looking at the Latin American energy market, Part 3

In our final article based on BP’s update to its energy statistics, we look at a couple of topics we do not usually extensively cover in HCC: the domestic demand side, specifically refining and electricity generation, with a closer look at renewables.

Monday, July 16th, 2018
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Tumaco fuel terminal

The National Development Plan 2014-2018 contemplated large infrastructure projects and the Tumaco fuel terminal was one of the main ones. The southwest of the country benefits the most from this new terminal.

 

Tuesday, July 10th, 2018
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Oil to boost Colombian economy

Oil to boost Colombian economy

The country showed a decrease in its economic growth in 2017, but the recovery of oil prices has generated positive expectations for this year. Juan Manuel Santos, President of Colombia, could end his administration with signs of economic recovery.

Thursday, July 5th, 2018
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Updating oil price charts

Updating oil price charts

It is the end of the second quarter (already?) so we decided to update our favorite charts about oil prices movements, including futures.

Monday, July 2nd, 2018
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Oil and fuel prices

Oil and fuel prices

Oil prices have increased in recent months, improving the sector’s prospects and probably the Colombian State’s income in the coming years. However, this behavior has also had some impacts on the country’s economy, especially in gasoline prices and other key metrics. Colombia’s Central Bank (Banrep) talked about this.

Tuesday, June 26th, 2018
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BP Energy Statistics 2018: Looking at the Latin American energy market

BP Energy Statistics 2018: Looking at the Latin American energy market

BP recently published its annual statistical summary of the global energy market and we thought it might be interesting to look at a few selected charts. The focus was country-by-country comparisons and, by looking at energy consumption broadly, we chose some variables that might be a bit different.

Tuesday, June 26th, 2018
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Colombia to increase oil exports

The Ministry of Finance (MinHacienda) updated the Medium Term Fiscal Framework to reflect the recovery of oil prices. Expectations about oil exports are positive for the short term.

 

Wednesday, June 20th, 2018
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Oil prices effects in Colombian economy

Low oil prices of are a thing of the past (for now at least) and the sector is experiencing a new era with better prospects, benefiting the country’s economy and finances. Alberto Bernal, Expert in Economics, spoke about effects of high oil prices on the country.

Tuesday, June 19th, 2018
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Vasconia discount continues to narrow

Vasconia discount continues to narrow

It has been many months since we updated our chart of showing the discount of Vasconia blend to Brent. Vasconia is the country’s most emblematic crude.

Wednesday, June 13th, 2018
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