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.
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.
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.
Colombia continues to discuss the possibility of implementing unconventional techniques such as fracking and its effects. Erdal Ozkan, professor of petroleum engineering at the Colorado School of Mines, spoke about this controversial technique and gave some recommendations for its implementation.
Colombia’s Superintendence of Industry and Commerce (SIC) sanctioned gas stations for delivering less fuel to their customers. Here is what the National Federation of Fuel and Energy Distributors (Fendipetróleo) said.
Colombia continues to discuss the possible implementation of unconventional techniques, while the current oil and gas reserves levels generate concerns in the hydrocarbon sector. Alberto Leal Niño, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Colombian Association of Petroleum Engineers (ACIPET), spoke on this subject and international experiences in countries such as Poland.
The Colombian Chamber of Petroleum Goods and Services (Campetrol) brought authorities and industry representatives together, to analyze the sector’s territorial strategy. Here are the details.
The Colombian peso has devaluated strongly against the dollar in recent months, causing concerns in some economic sectors. Juan José Echavarría, Manager of the Colombia’s Central Bank (Banrep), spoke on this subject.