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MinMinas talks mining projects

The Vice Minister of Mines and Energy (MinMinas), Carolina Rojas, took the stage of the VIII Canada – Colombia Forum to talk about royalties, communities and the mining industry. We attended so our Bottom-Line goes beyond the MinMinas press releases.

 

Tuesday, December 4th, 2018
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Calderon on Colombia oil potential

Humberto Calderon Berti, consultant and former president of PDVSA, spoke about Colombia oil potential. He gave some recommendations to improve the competitiveness of the Colombian sector.

 

Tuesday, December 4th, 2018
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MinMinas on energy transition

MinMinas on energy transition

The Ministry of Mines and Energy (MinMinas) spoke about the energy transition process’ benefits in Colombia. María Fernanda Suarez, MinMinas, highlighted the role of natural gas in this process.

Monday, December 3rd, 2018
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Morelli on agreement 02

Luis Miguel Morelli, President of the National Hydrocarbons Agency (ANH), spoke about the ‘agreement 02’ and the entity’s plans for this law. He pointed out that the ANH seeks to attract new investors and increase the country’s competitiveness.

 

Monday, December 3rd, 2018
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Colombia falls in Fraser Institute ratings

Colombia falls in Fraser Institute ratings

At the Oil and Gas Summit, both MinMinas Maria Fernanda Suárez and ANH head Luis Miguel Morelli promised a competitiveness study to see where Colombia had to improve its regulation. The well-respected Canadian extractive-industry think-tank, the Fraser Institute (FI) has either done that for them or given them a place to start.

Monday, December 3rd, 2018
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“Has Duque Gotten Off to a Good Start in Colombia?”

The ‘100-days’ stories were a week or two ago and I had planned to write a ‘Duque-year-end-in-review’ article on December 17th, my last ‘long-form’ article of the year. But well-respected think-tank Inter-American Dialogue published this report last Friday and I thought I should take advantage of the multiple points of view.

Monday, December 3rd, 2018
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MinMinas to simplify industry processes

The Ministry of Mines and Energy (MinMinas) explained how entrepreneurs will avoid double processes when trying to access tax benefits.

 

Thursday, November 29th, 2018
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Strategy to reduce costs in the oil sector

Invest Bogota conducted a study on the different alternatives to reduce costs in the oil sector. In addition, BDO Colombia spoke about the situation of the sector in this issue.

 

Thursday, November 29th, 2018
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“The ANLA does more than 60,000 procedures every year”: Suarez

The director of the National Agency of Environmental Licenses (ANLA), Rodrigo Suárez, hosted an event where he spoke about the entity’s accomplishments with entrepreneurs.

 

Wednesday, November 28th, 2018
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MinMinas and the ANH support the industry

Here is how the Ministry of Mines and Energy (MinMinas) and the National Hydrocarbons Agency (ANH) will boost the development of best practices in the industry.

 

Tuesday, November 27th, 2018
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