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Royalties and fracking: the debate

Some Senators think that the modifications to the General System of Royalties (SGR) seek to benefit the development of unconventional resources in Colombia.

Monday, August 31st, 2020
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Cabrales talks industry in the times of Covid-19

Sergio Cabrales, Engineering Professor at the Andes University, explained the factors that the government must take into account to support the industry as an ally in Colombia’s economic reactivation process.

 

Monday, August 31st, 2020
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Suarez leaves the ANLA

Rodrigo Suárez submitted his resignation to the National Environmental Licensing Agency (ANLA), after two years leading the entity.

Monday, August 17th, 2020
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ANLA talks environmental licenses

The director of the National Environmental Licensing Agency (ANLA), Rodrigo Suarez, spoke about upcoming licenses for energy and unconventional projects.

Tuesday, August 11th, 2020
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Green economy?

The National Association of Domiciliary Public Service Companies (Andesco) hosted its “Green Growth for an Economic Recovery” webinar. HCC attended the event.

 

Tuesday, July 21st, 2020
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Carbon tax and environmental commitments

Former Minister of Environment (MinAmbiente), Luis Murillo, spoke about the role of the carbon tax in Colombia’s efforts to comply with the Paris Agreements.

Thursday, June 18th, 2020
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“Fracking rules will be available next month”: ANH

The President of the National Hydrocarbons Commission (ANH), Armando Zamora, said that the regulations for fracking pilot projects (PPII) will be available in July this year. What does this mean for companies?

Monday, June 15th, 2020
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Rarefied atmosphere

Between Covid-19, the resulting economic collapse and social unrest spreading throughout much of the globe, many of the principles that underlay the way the world worked in this century are under question. Recently we published two opinion pieces on the environment by a Long-Time Reader and now we have this contribution by the petroleum engineers’ association, ACIPET.

Monday, June 15th, 2020
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Climate Change and Pandemic Redux

Our Long-Time Reader is back as life imitates art. It would be nice to imagine that his article in HCC inspired the Washington Post but that is highly unlikely. The newspaper is not even a subscriber! Instead, as he says in his opening paragraph, his commentary anticipated the Post article and the latter has inspired him to elaborate on his arguments.

Monday, May 25th, 2020
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Authorities talk environmental policies

The Ministry of Environment (MinAmbiente) and more than 150 Mayors from all over Colombia signed the Pact for Climate and Biodiversity. The development of these and more stories in our periodic Eco summary.

 

Thursday, March 19th, 2020
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