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Inner Circle Monthly Report for December 2012

Our monthly Inner Circle report is now available for download (see below). This month we feature two interviews, one with ex-head of the National Hydrocarbons Agency, Armando Zamora and one with the leaders of Petrominerales’ Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives, María Mercedes Palacio and Larry Kozy.

Friday, December 21st, 2012

Conversation with Armando Zamora

HCC Managing Editor Wally Swain and collaborator Algimantas Didziulis had a conversation with the ex-head of the National Hydrocarbons Agency (ANH), Armando Zamora. Zamora was the very first head of the ANH so his comments carry considerable weight in the industry.

Thursday, December 20th, 2012

Petrominerales’ Vichituni Foundation worthy of being copied

Like all oil and gas companies in the Colombian market, Petrominerales must be concerned with its investment in community relations. These investments fall into two buckets: compliance and long term, sustainable, program-oriented initiatives.

Thursday, December 20th, 2012

Union leader assassinated, MinMinas prediction, Diesel, Putumayo development Inner Circle Summary for Dec 16

On Tuesday December 11 union leader Milton Enrique Rivas was killed in Puerto Gaitán (Meta). Rivas worked for Termotécnica, embroiled in a dispute with the Petroleum Workers Union (USO), and was killed a few meters from the company’s offices.

Sunday, December 16th, 2012

Sustainable Communities and Petroleum

We recently attended a lively and interesting session on this topic, organized by national news magazine Semana and sponsored by the National Hydrocarbons Agency (ANH).

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

November Production, Royalties, Communities, Transparency International Inner Circle Summary for Dec 9

The National Hydrocarbons Agency (ANH) announced that oil production in November was 970,632 bpd, although the figure had been reported even before the end of the month (which should raise questions about how it is calculated).

Sunday, December 9th, 2012

ANH PRE CyC Omega Lukoil Fedesarrollo Inner Circle Summary for Dec 2

The National Hydrocarbons Agency (ANH) was active this week with announcements of the final results of the supplemental auction round, phase 2 of the 2012 Round of auctions, an accounting of its actions for the year and a number of press interviews highlighting plans for next year.

Sunday, December 2nd, 2012

Inner Circle November 2012 Monthly Report

Now available — Our exclusive report for Inner Circle members

Monday, November 19th, 2012

Company Results, Maurel & Prom, the Great Debate Inner Circle Summary for Nov 18

This was a big week for corporate results with five more companies reporting.

Sunday, November 18th, 2012