Oil production in Colombia showed stable performance throughout 2017, but how have the main operators and producers in the country fared? The National Hydrocarbons Agency (ANH) recently reported 4Q17 figures per field and we updated our database to analyze oil companies’ production metrics.
The Colombian oil sector is experiencing times of great uncertainty, due to the presidential elections and the boom in the anti-oil referendums. This situation could affect the development of several agreements between the government and oil companies, especially the Exploration and Production (E&P) contracts. We will analyze the production that is at stake due to this situation.
German Arce, Minister of Mines and Energy (MinMinas), wrote an article about the goals and plans of the government in the oil sector in the newspaper El Espectador. He highlighted the relevance of the Caribbean region for the future of the sector.
Higher oil prices have knocked gas off its perch as Colombia’s most profitable hydrocarbon, at least on a netback basis. We update our charts with the results of 1Q18 and comment about what this shift might mean.
The Colombian Association of Natural Gas (Naturgas) made an analysis on the situation of key metrics of the gas sector such as production, self-sufficiency and capacity. The association called for more collaboration from Colombian authorities to boost the development of the industry.
Ecopetrol (NYSE: ECP) announced a major project to be carried out in the Cupiagua field. The NOC said that this project will help improve operations in this important field, generate social benefits and increase production.
On May 1st, Gran Tierra Energy Inc. (TSX: GTE) announced its financial and operating results for the quarter ended March 31, 2018. The company reported a record high average quarterly Colombia production and the firm keeps demonstrating ongoing strong financial performance.