The Ministry of Mines and Energy (MinMinas) announced an increase in fuel prices for August this year and the entity explained the decision. Politicians asked MinMinas for changes in fuel prices in producing areas.
The Colombian Association of Natural Gas (Naturgas) wrote a report comparing the prices of gasoline with natural gas prices in the main cities of the country. The price difference between these two fuels has increased recently.
The discussion about the high fuel prices and the government’s ‘magic formula’ seems to have no end. The Colombian Federation of Cargo and Logistics Transporters (Colfecar) spoke about the behavior of this metric during this year and its consequences.
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.
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.