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Moody’s talks mining industry

In a report, Moody’s Investors Service says that the mining industry in Latin America is exposed to environmental and social risks that will most likely affect its credit rate.

Tuesday, November 12th, 2019

ACP talks infrastructure and oil rent

In his most recent Op-ed, the President of the Colombian Petroleum Association (ACP), Francisco José Lloreda, spoke about how the industry can accelerate Colombia’s development.

Monday, October 28th, 2019

Asoenergia comments

María Luisa Chiappe, President of the Colombian Association of Large Energy Consumers, (Asoenergía), spoke about natural gas imports, forced purchase of renewable energies and the country’s energy competitiveness.

Thursday, October 17th, 2019

IEA on the Colombian industry

While in its June report, the International Energy Agency (IEA) acknowledged Colombia’s positive performance, improving its projections in terms of oil extraction for 2019, the Agency lowered this projection in its most recent report.

Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

“Renewable and non-renewable sources have to complement each other” ACP

In his most recent Op-ed, Francisco Jose Lloreda, President of the Colombian Petroleum Association (ACP), spoke about the need to understand the energy transition process, before attacking the oil industry.

Tuesday, October 1st, 2019

What Colombia loses without fracking

Authorities and experts spoke about the possible consequences of closing the door to fracking, now that the State Council decided to keep delaying a final decision on the matter.

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

Dependence on commodities

The United Nations (UN) recently held a conference on trade and economic development. There experts talked about Colombia’s exports and their dependence on certain products.

Thursday, September 5th, 2019

Analysis of the extractive industry in Colombia

Giovanni E. Reyes, Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh / Harvard and Associate Professor and Director of the Master of Management at the Universidad del Rosario made an analysis of the extractive industry in the country.

Wednesday, September 4th, 2019

CGN on pilot fracking projects

Colombia still has not made a final decision on the implementation of unconventional techniques to develop oil projects. However, authorities, unions, experts and environmentalists continue to discuss this issue. The National Union Council (CGN) ruled on this issue.

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019

Alberta experience with unconventionals

Professor Brad Hubbard of the University of Calgary, an expert in unconventional deposits regulation, spoke about the experience of Alberta in the development of these projects. HCC was present at the event and we bring a brief summary of the meeting.

Tuesday, August 6th, 2019