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Ecopetrol addresses environmental emergencies

Ecopetrol (NYSE:EC) activated its contingency plan in the municipality of Cubará (Boyacá), after receiving reports of an oil spill in a local water source. The development of these and more stories in our periodic Eco summary.

Wednesday, August 7th, 2019
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ANLA talks environmental compensation strategy

The entity spoke about how the industry’s investment of not less than 1% benefited environmental projects in Casanare.

Tuesday, August 6th, 2019
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ANLA on fracking

The possibility of implementing unconventional techniques such as fracking has generated much discussion and speculation in the country. Rodrigo Suarez, Director of the National Environmental Licensing Agency (ANLA), spoke on this subject and rumors about possible licensing procedures to allow this technique.

Monday, August 5th, 2019
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Produced water injections: good or bad?

Geologists from Virginia Tech University (VT) spoke about the relationship between the injection of produced water in some territories, and earthquakes.

Thursday, July 25th, 2019
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ANLA’s new monitoring tool

The director of the National Environmental Licensing Agency (ANLA), Rodrigo Suárez, spoke about the entity’s new tool to monitor projects in the territories.

Thursday, July 25th, 2019
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ANLA’s Resumé Bank

The National Environmental Licensing Agency (ANLA) spoke about its Resumé Bank; an initiative to assure that only the best professionals will represent the entity in the territories.

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019
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The ANLA talks environmental requests

Technical groups of the National Environmental Licensing Agency (ANLA) developed an environmental monitoring process for different industry projects. Here are the details.

Monday, July 22nd, 2019
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ACIPET on ‘Individual Social Responsibility’ for Petroleum Engineers

Carlos Leal, Head of the Colombian Association of Petroleum Engineers (Acipet), spoke about the industry’s situation and the role of Petroleum Engineers to guarantee the sector’s sustainability.

Monday, July 22nd, 2019
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Sustainable growth and fracking

Industry Associations have called for the implementation of fracking to avoid self-sufficiency issues. However, this alternative is still a cause for concern among different sectors of the Colombian society.

Wednesday, July 17th, 2019
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“GodOil”

Sisters Tatiana and Natalia Solano have been investigating alternatives to clean oil from water, and managed to create an innovative solution.

Tuesday, July 16th, 2019
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