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“We have three initiatives to achieve self-sufficiency in the long term”: Mesa

The Vice minister of Mines and Energy (MinMinas), Diego Mesa, spoke about the government’s plan to reactivate the national gas industry.

 

Thursday, April 11th, 2019
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Fracking as a viable option

The Commission of Experts published its final verdict on fracking, and the debate around this topic is starting to finally make sense. Here is why.

 

Wednesday, April 10th, 2019
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Royalties could be higher than expected

The Colombian government announced the royalties budget for the 2019-2020 period with a historic figure of CoP$24T. However, the “real” value could be larger, due to a recent adjustment by the Ministry of Finance (MinHacienda).

 

Wednesday, April 10th, 2019
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Changes to the SGR

The government announced modifications to the General System of Royalties (SGR), aimed at making oil revenues more efficient, both in producing and in non-producing regions.

 

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019
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Fracking: the final document

The Commission of Experts appointed by the Ministry of Mines and Energy (MinMinas) published a 273-page document with its final verdict on the development of fracking in Colombia.

 

Monday, April 8th, 2019
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ACIPET defends fracking

The General Comptroller’s Office warned about the alleged environmental, social, and legal risks of developing unconventional resources. The Colombian Association of Petroleum Engineers (ACIPET) responded to these comments.

 

Monday, April 8th, 2019
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“Fracking is a catastrophic and irreversible technique”: General Comptroller

In a study of more than 200 pages, the General Comptroller’s Office warned about the alleged environmental, social and legal risks of developing unconventional resources.

Thursday, April 4th, 2019
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ANLA on Turpial project

The National Environmental Licensing Agency (ANLA) met with TPL Colombia LTD to discuss new requirements for the Turpial project, located in the municipalities of Puerto Boyacá (Boyacá) and Puerto Triunfo (Antioquia).

Thursday, April 4th, 2019
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The ANLA on Tabasco Oil’s project

The National Environmental Licensing Agency (ANLA) demanded that Tabasco Oil take its water catchment infrastructure out of the Ariporo River. Here are the details.

Thursday, April 4th, 2019
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“The Colombian economy is at risk”: Campetrol

According to a report from the Chamber of Petroleum Goods and Services (Campetrol), the consequences of saying ‘No’ to fracking go beyond assuring the country’s energy self-sufficiency.

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019
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