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FDI during Santos government

FDI during Santos government

The period of Juan Manuel Santos as president is about to end. German Arce, Minister of Mines and Energy, reported on investment results over the last eight years.

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
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Duque on OCAD

President-elect, Ivan Duque, spoke about some of his plans in the Collegiate Body for Administration and Decision (OCAD) and other key issues in a meeting with mayors of the country’s municipalities.

 

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
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Tolima says goodbye to mining activities?

Through a resolution, Tolima’s Regional Autonomous Corporation (Cortolima) confirmed that it will no longer give permits for mining activities.

 

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
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Duque welcomes a new MinMinas

President-elect, Ivan Duque, announced that Ecopetrol’s (NYSE: EC) CFO, María Fernanda Suárez, will be the new Minister of Mines and Energy (MinMinas).

 

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
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Colombia has a new MinAmbiente

President elect, Iván Duque, appointed Ricardo Lozano as the new head of the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development (MinAmbiente).

 

Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
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Zomac’s: Tax Benefits and Infrastructure for Taxes

Bogotá’s Chamber of Commerce hosted an event where industry entrepreneurs and public entities talked about the Most-Affected Areas by the Conflict (Zomac). We attended and brought back comments from the industry as well as our own impressions.

Monday, July 16th, 2018
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MinMinas and ANH results

MinMinas and ANH results

The Ministry of Mines and Energy (MinMinas) with the National Hydrocarbons Agency (ANH) reported on their management during the last eight years. The entities highlighted results in reserves, drilling and seismic.

Tuesday, July 10th, 2018
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Duque’s economic proposals

Iván Duque, President-elected of Colombia, made several economic proposals to improve the country’s development including lowering corporate taxes. The business paper Dinero analyzed the feasibility of these proposals.

 

Monday, July 9th, 2018
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BP Energy Statistics 2018: Looking at the Latin American energy market, Part 2

BP Energy Statistics 2018: Looking at the Latin American energy market, Part 2

A few weeks ago, we looked at BP’s recently published annual statistical summary of the global energy market. At that time, we did some country-by-country comparisons in a static view. This week we look at changes over time, within Latin America.

Monday, July 9th, 2018
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Hydrocarbons E & P Model Contract for Offshore Areas

A few weeks ago, the National Hydrocarbons Agency (“ANH”) published its new model contract for offshore exploration and production activities.  Although some parameters are specific to offshore, others reflect how the Agency’s thinking has evolved since 2014, the last time it held a block auction to award offshore areas. Norton Rose Fulbright Colombia’s oil & gas team volunteered to write this summary.

Monday, July 9th, 2018
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