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The day after in Caracas

An anonymous reader sent me an email about our article on Venezuela from a week or so ago. He disagreed with the ACP’s conclusion that turmoil in Colombia’s neighbor was a big opportunity for our oil and gas sector. I concur with him.

Monday, February 11th, 2019
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ANH on Permanent Competitive Process

The National Hydrocarbons Agency (ANH) announced measures on the Permanent Competitive Process (PPAA), which has generated expectations among the companies of the oil sector.

Wednesday, February 6th, 2019
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Colombia to offer offshore blocks

Colombia to offer offshore blocks

The Colombian government wants to reactivate hydrocarbons exploration and production as soon as possible. Luis Miguel Morelli, President of the National Hydrocarbons Agency (ANH), spoke about the offshore blocks, new regulation and other key issues for the industry.

Tuesday, February 5th, 2019
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More resources for the regions

Authorities confirmed that thanks to the General System of Royalties (SGR), the regions were able to receive important resources to develop social investment projects. These and other stories in our periodic Royalties summary.

Tuesday, February 5th, 2019
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ANLA on CCL Risk Management

The National Environmental Licenses Agency (ANLA) announced progress in the risk management plan of the Caño Limon-Coveñas pipeline (CCL). The entity pointed out that local authorities are helping in this process.

Monday, February 4th, 2019
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Parex, a pioneer in Infrastructure for Taxes

Slowly but surely, Infrastructure for Taxes has been positioning itself as one of the industry’s main opportunities to positively impact Colombia’s rural areas. Politicians highlighted the development of its first project from the oil and gas industry using this program. Our Bottom-Line returns to the theme of local and elite communications as it applies here.

Monday, February 4th, 2019
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“Fracking would give us enough reserves for 20 years”: Ecopetrol

Ecopetrol’s (NYSE) CEO, Felipe Bayón, spoke about the importance that fracking has for Colombia in a scarce oil environment.

 

Wednesday, January 30th, 2019
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The oil sector has a big opportunity

Colombian oil sector has faced difficult times in recent years, but the industry has a great opportunity to grow rapidly due to geopolitical conditions. The Colombian Petroleum Association (ACP) and experts spoke about this situation.

 

Wednesday, January 30th, 2019
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ANH talks Permanent Competitive Process

Colombia’s oil reserves are coming to an end. The National Hydrocarbons Agency (ANH) explained why this will soon change.

 

Monday, January 28th, 2019
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Not low profile

I was in Canada over the year-end holidays and got to spend a lot of time watching television sports (a favorite pastime). That also meant I watched a lot of commercials which, these days, means watching a lot of ads for the Trans Mountain Pipeline.

Monday, January 28th, 2019
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