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Reactions to State Council fracking decision

Reactions to State Council fracking decision

The decision of the State Council to maintain the suspension on fracking generated many reactions in the country. Government leaders and industry experts talked about this decision.

Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
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September starts with negative reports on environmental issues

Colombia has been hearing discouraging news on the industry and environmental issues: the opposite of what it needs to hear now that the future of fracking is ‘on hold’. The development of these and more stories in our periodic Eco summary.

 

Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
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State Council continues to suspend fracking

State Council continues to suspend fracking

Maybe we should not have been so hopeful. Maybe this was always doomed. It is always easier to say ‘No’ than take a chance on ‘Yes’. No one ever knows the consequences of saying ‘No’, the road not taken.

Tuesday, September 10th, 2019
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Sustainable industry?

The Colombian Association of Petroleum Engineers (Acipet) hosted the ‘Can we Achieve a Sustainable Industry?’ forum, together with environmental expert, Brigitte Baptiste.

 

Tuesday, September 10th, 2019
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Colombia and Paris

Last week, the Externado University held a half-day conference on how Colombia was dealing with its climate change commitments under the Paris Accords. I went because I was interested, because I wanted to see how the oil and gas industry was treated and because I knew Ed Caldwell of Gran Tierra was going to speak.

Monday, September 9th, 2019
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ANLA’s new guide for investors

The National Environmental Licensing Agency (ANLA) spoke about a new initiative to guide companies on how to file for minor changes in environmental licenses.

Monday, September 2nd, 2019
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ANLA and the ACP

Representatives of the National Environmental Licensing Agency (ANLA) met with the Environmental Committee of the Colombian Petroleum Association (ACP), to discuss progress in regulation matters.

 

Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
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Less firewood, more propane?

Industry expert, El Lathy Safa, took the stage of Gasnova’s Second International Propane Congress, to explain why the government needs to increase propane coverage in Colombia.

 

Tuesday, August 27th, 2019
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ANLA on sustainability and academy

The National Environmental Licensing Agency (ANLA) participated in the “Building a Country from Sustainability” forum, where it discussed the role of the academy in environmental issues.

Monday, August 26th, 2019
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ANLA with latest technology tools

The National Environmental Licensing Agency (ANLA) is working to improve its internal processes and the monitoring of projects under its supervision. The entity announced training in the latest technology tools.

Thursday, August 22nd, 2019
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