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ANLA talks fracking

The Director of the National Environmental Licensing Agency (ANLA), Rodrigo Suarez, spoke about the entity’s role in the development of unconventional projects.

 

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
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Post conflict process: an update

The Attorney General, Néstor Humberto Martínez, presented his “irrevocable resignation,” after the Special Justice for Peace (JEP) ordered the release of Farc leader, Jesus Santrich.

 

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
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ANLA’s improvements

Once again, the National Environmental Licensing Agency (ANLA) reported on how it is changing its working plan, to make it more efficient.

 

Monday, May 20th, 2019
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Fracking discussion continues

The oil sector has proposed to develop unconventional projects as the main solution to guarantee energy self-sufficiency in the long term. Maria Fernanda Suarez, Minister of Mines and Energy (MinMinas), spoke on this topic.

Thursday, May 16th, 2019
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Shares in Ecopetrol and Cenit to be sold

The National Development Plan (PND) states that the government can sell its shares in public companies, as a way to cover the fiscal gap. As controversial as it is, selling part of the NOC’s shares is on top of the authorities’ list.

Thursday, May 16th, 2019
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Fracking: finalizing details

The Minister of Mines and Energy (MinMinas), María Fernanda Suárez, confirmed that the government will follow the recommendations made by the Commission of Experts regarding fracking.

Wednesday, May 15th, 2019
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Oil and gas reserves in 2018

Oil and gas reserves in 2018

The Colombian oil sector faced tough times due to low oil prices and social conflict, but the industry managed to overcome this challenges and it is recovering lost ground. The Ministry of Mines and Energy (MinMinas) and the National Hydrocarbons Agency (ANH) reported Colombia oil and gas reserves in 2018, with positive results in term of oil, but there are concerns about the behavior of natural gas reserves.

Tuesday, May 14th, 2019
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The ANH’s new move

The president of the National Hydrocarbons Agency (ANH), Luis Miguel Morelli, announced that the government will grant areas for gas exploration activities. Here are the details.

Tuesday, May 14th, 2019
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ANLA receives royalties’s resources

For the first time, the National Environmental Licensing Agency (ANLA) will strengthen its activities in the country’s regions, thanks to resources from the General Royalty System (SGR).

Monday, May 13th, 2019
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Oil will finance its replacement as an energy source

Acipet, the petroleum engineers’ association has been an important voice in defense of the industry’s interests. Here, the organization’s Chairman of the Board, Carlos Alberto Leal Niño, argues that the important work of transitioning away from fossil fuels in the future should be financed by developing the country’s hydrocarbons today.

Monday, May 13th, 2019
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