The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) reported on the oil sector in Latin America and Colombian results are not encouraging. The National Hydrocarbons Agency (ANH) disagrees with OPEC.
Frontera Energy Corporation (TSX: FEC) announced updates to some of its transportation contracts in Colombia, generating huge savings for the company. However, this has generated a controversy because CENIT has announced actions against FEC.
The Ministry of Mines and Energy (MinMinas) reported oil and gas production figures for June 2018. Crude increased compared to the same period last year, and gas showed positive behavior as well, surpassing the 1,000mmcfd barrier for second month in a row.
Geopark Limited (NYSE: GPRK) announced its operational update for the three-month period ended June 30, 2018 (“2Q2018”). The company reported good production performance and successful drilling activities in the Llanos 34 block during this quarter.
The Colombian government is making an important commitment to promote the development of offshore projects and take advantage of the Caribbean Sea potential. This has generated high expectations in the Caribbean region of the country, especially in the department of Atlántico. There, leaders are discussing about how to leverage these opportunities and their risks.