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Petro asks to devalue oil production to zero

President Gustavo Petro participated in the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (Celac) Summit, once again, speaking out against the oil and coal industries.

Thursday, February 2nd, 2023
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ACIEM comments on Energy Transition

The ACIEM presented the following recommendations to move towards a successful energy transition.

Thursday, February 2nd, 2023
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Ruiz’s exit interview

President Gustavo Petro accepted the resignation of Vice Minister of Energy (MinEnergia), Belizza Ruiz, through decree 0120 of January 27, 2023. She gave a controversial interview after her resignation.

Wednesday, February 1st, 2023
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DNP’s plans for energetic sector

Portafolio newspaper spoke about the government’s proposed text for the mining and energy sector in the National Development Plan (PND).

Wednesday, February 1st, 2023
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Acipet’s comments

The Colombian Association of Petroleum Engineers (Acipet) expressed its concern regarding the government’s position on oil and gas exploration.

Wednesday, February 1st, 2023
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Can agriculture and tourism replace oil revenues?

Can agriculture and tourism replace oil revenues?

President Gustavo Petro wants to bet on tourism and agriculture as alternatives to replace the contributions of the extractive sector. Is this a tangible possibility?

Tuesday, January 31st, 2023
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Ocampo and Vélez in disagreement

The Minister of Finance (MinHacienda), José Antonio Ocampo, and the Minister of Energy (MinEnergia), Irene Vélez, do not agree on the topic of awarding of new oil contracts.

Tuesday, January 31st, 2023
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Consequences of no new contracts

Consequences of no new contracts

Fedesarrollo developed a study on the ‘Macroeconomic impact of the oil sector’.

Monday, January 30th, 2023
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Concerns about climate change

The World Economic Forum (WEF) discussed the most pressing risks regarding climate change for 2023 and coming years.

Monday, January 30th, 2023
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Do nothing till you hear from me

This week I should have published an Analyst’s Desk i.e. quantitative article but Minister Vélez keeps the issue of gas reserves and new contracts on the front burner of Colombian politics and I could not resist commenting. By the time the next What We Think slot comes up, who knows what she will have said or what government policy might be?

Sunday, January 29th, 2023
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