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Is that a “No”?

Casanare’s Administrative Tribunal said that the popular consultation in Yopal is “unconstitutional.” Here is why.

Monday, March 18th, 2019
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Double header: 2018 results and fracking looking up

Inspired by the rapid approach of baseball season, two short rather than one long comment this week, one on 2018 results so far and one on fracking, inspired by MinMinas naming five companies as being interested.

Monday, March 18th, 2019
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MinMinas talks gender policies

The Ministry of Mines and Energy (MinMinas) presented the ‘road map’ for its new gender equality policy in the mining-energy sector.

 

Thursday, March 14th, 2019
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New offshore E&P contracts

The National Hydrocarbons Agency (ANH) announced the signing of new exploration and production contracts with Shell (LON: RDSB) in offshore areas of the Caribbean Sea. Representatives of the government and the company spoke on this important agreement.

 

Wednesday, March 13th, 2019
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Fracking backlash

More than 20 congresspersons from different political parties, asked President Duque not to implement fracking in Colombia. Here are the details.

 

Wednesday, March 13th, 2019
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Natural gas Vs gasoline?

The increasing use of Vehicular Natural Gas (VNG) and propane has industry experts wondering if these products will replace traditional gasoline and diesel in the mid-term.

 

Monday, March 11th, 2019
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MinMinas and ANH making noise

We are not at a milestone like ‘100 days’ or ‘six months’ but a lot has happened in the past month from a policy perspective so I thought I should write about it.

Monday, March 11th, 2019
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Works for Taxes: so far so good

The Works for Taxes modality was first introduced to the country through the fiscal reform of 2016. What has happened since?

Thursday, March 7th, 2019
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Ecopetrol’s net profit, the highest of the last five years

Ecopetrol’s (NYSE:EC) operations were so profitable in 2018 that the value of its shares could be twice what they were in 2017. Here are the details.

Monday, March 4th, 2019
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Gas subsidies are on the way

The government’s new National Development Plan brought changes such as the elimination of some subsidies, but integrated other benefits for the most vulnerable population, like gas subsidies.

Monday, March 4th, 2019
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