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ANH ends year with big decisions

ANH ends year with big decisions

In its December 13, 2018 Board meeting, the ANH made several important decisions, designed to improve block assignment and restart exploration.

Tuesday, December 18th, 2018
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OPEC agreement benefits

OPEC agreement benefits

Oil prices have decreased considerably in recent months, generating concerns in the sector. The Organization of Petroleum Producing Countries (OPEC) agreed to reduce its production to counteract this situation, which could benefit the country.

Wednesday, December 12th, 2018
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ANLA’s monitoring network strategy

The National Agency of Environmental Licenses (ANLA) spoke about the forum that took place in Mocoa (Putumayo), where authorities were able to discuss monitoring-network strategies in the area.

 

Wednesday, December 12th, 2018
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Royalties controversy

Marcela Amaya, Governor of Meta, showed her concern about the royalties’ distribution for the coming years. She contradicted some of the María Fernanda Suarez, Minister of Mines and Energy (MinMinas), comments about the budget for the region.

 

Wednesday, December 12th, 2018
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“Colombia is ready for fracking”: ANH

According to the National Hydrocarbons Agency (ANH), Colombia is finally ready to start pilot projects for the development of unconventional resources.

 

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018
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Royalities looking good for 2019

After a few debates in the Senate, the Ministry of Finance (MinHacienda) and the Ministry of Mines and Energy (MinMinas) confirmed how next year’s royalties’ budget will be allocated. These and other stories in our periodic Royalties summary.

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018
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MinMinas Suarez talks royalties’ resources

The countdown for 2019 officially started and the government will soon have to decide on the new royalties’ budget for the regions.

 

Monday, December 10th, 2018
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Dear A…

Dear A: Thanks for the Don Julio Reposado the other night in your apartment. It was the perfect antidote to a damp and cold Bogotá night. I looked up the El Tiempo anti-fracking article that had disturbed you so much and it was full of so many half-truths and complete falsehoods, that I wrote this letter to clarify it for you.

Monday, December 10th, 2018
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The year ends with a bittersweet report on royalties’ projects

Authorities announced that important projects will be developed in the departments of Caldas, Casanare and Norte de Santander, among others. However, corruption is still an issue in the department of Chocó. These and other stories in our periodic Royalties summary.

 

Wednesday, December 5th, 2018
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Royalties use in La Guajira

Royalties use in La Guajira

The Colombian government implemented a new General System of Royalties (SGR) in 2012, and one of the main goals was to improve the administration of these resources. However, some regions still have problems with these resources.

Tuesday, December 4th, 2018
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