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Acipet’s call

In his most recent Op-ed, Carlos Leal, President of the Colombian Association of Petroleum Engineers (Acipet), called on the government to include industry Associations in the discussion around fracking pilot projects (PPIIs).

 

Thursday, November 26th, 2020
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Ecopetrol and the ICA

The State Council announced that Ecopetrol (NYSE: EC) will not have to pay the Industry and Commerce Tax (ICA) to the municipality of Puerto Nare (Antioquia). Here are the details.

 

Thursday, November 26th, 2020
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Less sulfur in fuels?

The goal of reducing sulfur levels in Colombian fuels could be delayed. This is why.

 

Thursday, November 26th, 2020
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President Duque talks oil sector

President Iván Duque closed this year’s Oil & Gas Summit with a message of optimism, highlighting the sector’s relevance for the economic reactivation process.

 

Wednesday, November 25th, 2020
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What to expect in 2021: experts’ view

Industry experts spoke about their forecasts for 2021, including challenges and opportunities that authorities and the industry have ahead.

 

Wednesday, November 25th, 2020
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ACP talks industry and economic recovery

The Colombian Petroleum Association (ACP) spoke about the government’s achievements and challenges when it comes to working with the industry to bring the national economy “back to life.”

 

Tuesday, November 24th, 2020
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ANH talks challenges and opportunities

Members of the National Hydrocarbons Agency (ANH) took the virtual stage of this year’s Oil & Gas Summit to talk about the challenges and opportunities of the Colombian industry, amid the ‘new normal.’

 

Monday, November 23rd, 2020
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Acipet’s message to the State Council

The Colombian Association of Petroleum Engineers (Acipet) explained why it does not agree with the decision of the State Council, to declare null the regulations that establish the criteria and procedures for the development of unconventional resources, including fracking.

 

Monday, November 23rd, 2020
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Never make a move too soon

Never make a move too soon

We have just finished the Third Oil and Gas Summit (III Cumbre de Petroleo y Gas) and as always it was packed with interesting sessions. While the ANH’s extended workshop on Friday will have the most impact in the short- and medium-term, my candidate for the most important long-term discussion was Thursday’s “Role of the hydrocarbons sector in the framework of the global recovery” (El rol del sector de hidrocarburos en el marco de la recuperación mundial), mostly because it had very little to do with the title.

Monday, November 23rd, 2020
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Ecopetrol’s Round

Ecopetrol’s (NYSE:EC) Vice President of Strategy and New Businesses, Juan Rojas, spoke about the company’s new round.

Thursday, November 19th, 2020
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