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Update on Meta’s public order issues

Local authorities, the police and the president of the Colombian Association of Petroleum Engineers (Acipet), Julio Cesar Vera, spoke about the situation in Meta; 14 days after the protests began.

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
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Cenit talks about industry challenges

The CEO of Ecopetrol’s (NYSE: EC) subsidiary, Alberto Consuegra, said that even though better oil prices bring positive expectations for 2018, the industry will have to overcome important challenges to leverage the new opportunities.

 

Monday, February 19th, 2018
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“Demonstrations in Meta have been criminalized”: USO

The union spoke about the violent acts that took place at Ecopetrol’s (NYSE:EC) fields in Meta, and questioned the NOC’s decisions.

 

Monday, February 19th, 2018
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Agreements to solve social crisis in Meta

Social problems in the department of Meta have shut-in important oil blocks for the country. Local and national authorities met to find a solution to this problem as soon as possible.

Thursday, February 15th, 2018
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USO asks for measures to control social crisis

USO asks for measures to control social crisis

Social unrest has increased substantially in different oil fields. Some companies have reported blockades and attacks against their infrastructure and workers, and USO spoke about the situation.

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
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ECP on social conflict in Meta

Ecopetrol (NYSE: ECP) is facing a difficult situation in southern Meta as a result of social protests. The hooded protestors say they want more local contracting and the company responded to these demands.

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
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A solution to social conflict?

The Ministry of Mines and Energy (MinMinas) spoke about its alliance with the Colombian office of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), to improve the industry-communities relationship.

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
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Parex suspends operations in LLA 10

Parex suspends operations in LLA 10

Social conflict directed against the oil industry in Colombia is causing headaches this year. Parex Resources Ltda (TSX: PXT) reported problems in one of its blocks in the department of Casanare.

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018
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Ecopetrol reactivates operations in Meta after vandalism

The firm began to gradually reactivate production activities in its Castilla, Chichimene and CPO9 fields, which had to be turned off due to sabotage and violence against its workers and infrastructure in Meta.

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018
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Social problems affect ECP blocks

Social problems affect ECP blocks

Ecopetrol (NYSE: ECP) took a radical decision in some of its most important blocks in the department of Meta, since violence is preventing operations in these areas.

Monday, February 12th, 2018
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