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Greater profitability, transparency and capacity: We talk to Cenit’s president, Camilo Marulanda, about goals for the dominant transport company in the sector

Greater profitability, transparency and capacity: We talk to Cenit’s president, Camilo Marulanda, about goals for the dominant transport company in the sector

On Cenit
HCC-The oil industry says that due to transport problems (caused by under-capacity) Ecopetrol’s reputation was being negatively affected by prioritizing its own crude first and then, if there was left over capacity, grant some to others .

Saturday, October 13th, 2012
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Going the Wrong Way: Recent Stock Market Performance for Companies Exposed to the Colombian Market

There is a graph making the rounds of the Colombian oil and gas industry, discussed at meetings, drawn on napkins over lunch and presented in PowerPoint.

Saturday, October 13th, 2012
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What is the labor situation in Colombia?

October 10, 2012
After a union leader told RCN Radio that recent riots in Puerto Gaitan that killed three people were because “Pacific Rubiales has not kept its commitments”, the company was forced to issue a statement that this was not true.

Friday, October 12th, 2012
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The Colombia Oil and Gas Industry At A Glance

A statistical overview of the industry in slide format.

Thursday, October 11th, 2012
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Our view of the new Santos cabinet

Our view of the new Santos cabinet

The recent cabinet shuffle changed six posts – Finance, Health, Interior, Transport, Mines and Energy and Environment. Finance and Health have only an indirect impact on the hydrocarbons industry, much as they might have on any industry.

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012
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Government activates new platform for environmental licensing

June 8, 2012 Business newspaper LaRepublic.co reports that the Ministry of Environment, the Autonomous Regional Corporations and the National Agency for Environmental Licenses (Anla) signed an inter-departmental partnership to implement and operate a technological platform that will streamline the process to apply for environmental permits throughout the country.

Sunday, June 10th, 2012
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Pacific Rubiales merges Meta Petroleum, Quifa and Tethys by absorption

June 7, 2012 It was widely reported in the Colombian business press that the May 31st board of Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp, approved the merger of firms Meta Petroleum Corp., Quifa Petroleum Ltd.

Sunday, June 10th, 2012
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