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Rules for the mining sector?

The Constitutional Court called on the Congress to define participation and coordination mechanisms for the development and follow-up processes of mining projects in Colombia.

Thursday, August 8th, 2019
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Colombia to import natural gas?

Colombia to import natural gas?

The Colombian government has initiated a strategy to boost the exploration and production of hydrocarbons in the country, but concerns about loss of self-sufficiency continue. María Fernanda Suarez, Minister of Mines and Energy (MinEnergia), talked to the possibility of importing natural gas and the need for a new regasification plan in the Pacific.

Wednesday, August 7th, 2019
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Municipality of Mercaderes says ‘No’ to mining activities

Inhabitants of the Mercaderes municipality (Cauca) arranged a popular consultation themselves, to decide on the future of the industry in their territories.

Wednesday, August 7th, 2019
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ANLA on fracking

The possibility of implementing unconventional techniques such as fracking has generated much discussion and speculation in the country. Rodrigo Suarez, Director of the National Environmental Licensing Agency (ANLA), spoke on this subject and rumors about possible licensing procedures to allow this technique.

Monday, August 5th, 2019
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US authorities on ethanol surcharge

American authorities fear that the government’s decision to temporarily impose a surcharge on US ethanol imports, may become a permanent measure.

 

Thursday, August 1st, 2019
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ANH and Parex signed contracts

ANH and Parex signed contracts

The National Hydrocarbons Agency (ANH) announced the signing of oil contracts with Parex Resources (TSX: PXT), confirming that “things are moving again.”

Wednesday, July 31st, 2019
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Entrepreneurs rate Duque’s ministers

Entrepreneurs rate Duque’s ministers

Entrepreneurs gave their opinion on the management of government members. The XXI Business Survey interviewed 650 managers in the country, and the results leave a clear message for the government.

Tuesday, July 30th, 2019
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“Unconventional deposits can change Colombia’s energy history”: MinEnergía

The Minister of Mines and Energy (MinEnergia), María Fernanda Suárez, spoke at the “Cesar Energy development: How does it contribute to the national energy security?” Forum. Here are the details.

 

Monday, July 29th, 2019
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Effects of losing oil self-sufficiency

Colombia continues to discuss the possibility of implementing unconventional techniques to increase its oil reserves. According to experts, this could be some of the effects that losing self-sufficiency can have on the national economy.

Monday, July 29th, 2019
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Campetrol on MFMP projections

The government announced the Medium Term Fiscal Framework (MFMP) projections for the oil sector. The Chamber of Petroleum Goods and Services (Campetrol) spoke about these projections and the expectations that they generate.

Thursday, July 25th, 2019
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