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Regasification plant discussion continues

The project to build the Pacific Regasification Plant continues to attract detractors.

Tuesday, April 27th, 2021
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Tax to discourage the use of fossil fuels

Tax to discourage the use of fossil fuels

Ministers of Mines and Energy (MinEnergia), Diego Mesa, and Environment (MinAmbiente), Carlos Correa, spoke about the new taxes contemplated in the tax reform.

Monday, April 26th, 2021
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Debate on Pacific regasification plant

Senator Jose David Name organized a debate on political control over the Pacific Regasification Plant.

Monday, April 26th, 2021
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Fuel tax increase

The tax reform plans to increase the VAT on gasoline. Experts spoke about the estimate of the increase in prices.

Monday, April 26th, 2021
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Naturgas signs Bogota Clean Air Pact

Naturgas joined the Bogota Clean Air Patc.

Thursday, April 22nd, 2021
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Campetrol expanding to broader energy sector

Campetrol’s Nelson Castañeda spoke about Fracking Pilot Projects (PPII), renewable energies and oil and gas reserves.

Thursday, April 22nd, 2021
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Vasconia improving

Vasconia improving

We do not have companies’ 1Q21 results but we can update our chart for 4Q20 and the trend we identified last time continues: higher Brent means a lower Vasconia offset. So a double benefit from higher Brent for Colombian E&Ps.

Wednesday, April 21st, 2021
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Natixis to stop financing trade in Ecuadorian oil

French bank Natixis plans to stop financing the trading of Ecuadorian crude oil by 2022.

Wednesday, April 21st, 2021
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Why does the CREG think we need more gas imports?

Why does the CREG think we need more gas imports?

Because the MinEnergia research institute (UPME) thinks we need more gas imports. We thought our readers might appreciate seeing some of the UPME’s graphs that, in their professional opinion, mean that another re-gasification plant is necessary. The source for all these graphs is the UPME. All we have done is translate the labels and titles – and provide commentary.

Monday, April 19th, 2021
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ACIEM against regasification plant

ACIEM talked about the project of a new regasification plant and its inappropriateness for the country.

Wednesday, April 14th, 2021
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