Based on a reader question, we decided to look at the available data on reinjected gas. That did not turn out to be easy, at least going back in time, (See Methodological Note) but did allow us to look at some other interesting questions like solving the looming supply gap.
As we noted a few weeks ago, the Colombia-Canada Chamber of Commerce’s Mining and Energy Committee prepared a set of recommendations for María Fernanda Suárez, the new MinMinas. These were delivered to her at a private meeting in Cartagena. We have translated the full document and obtained the Committee’s permission to publish it.
One of the hardest editing problems I have occurs whenever we have to write about security issues associated with former Farc guerrilla. The problems occur because of differences between Spanish and English, but mostly because of a ‘what-do-we-call-them’ issue. However, the real security issues are far bigger than any language challenges we might have.
Our Analyst complained that we had taken his usual space in the newsletter for our various end-of-Santos-government reviews. (Normally he complains because he has no idea what to write about come the Friday deadline, so this was a first.) He was especially concerned because he had good news to report.