The Mining-Energy Planning Unit (UPME) proposed two alternatives to achieve the interconnection between the two facilities. Here are the details.
The Comptroller General (CGR), through the Royalties Unit, found possible irregularities in the development of the Natural Gas Massification System (SMGN) project in the department of Chocó.
Oleoducto de Colombia (ODC), which transports crude throughout the country, said it is ready to transport the additional oil that Ecopetrol (NYSE:EC) would produce, if the government decides to bet on fracking.
The Colombian government has initiated a strategy to boost the exploration and production of hydrocarbons in the country, but concerns about loss of self-sufficiency continue. María Fernanda Suarez, Minister of Mines and Energy (MinEnergia), talked to the possibility of importing natural gas and the need for a new regasification plan in the Pacific.