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Popular referendum in Barrancabermeja?

Popular referendum in Barrancabermeja?

The oil sector considers that unconventional projects are the key to guarantee energy self-sufficiency in the long term. Barrancabermeja has potential in these types of projects, but Dario Echeverri, mayor of the city, made a proposal that could affect several plans in the region.

 

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
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USO socializes negotiation process with Oxy

The union said that the final week of negotiations between USO Arauca and Occidental de Colombia (OXY) officially started, and spoke about the issues that concern them the most.

 

Monday, April 23rd, 2018
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What did we say about the peace process? Part 2

As I told you last time, we are preparing a book so I needed to reread all our weekly summaries about the FARC peace process. It was interesting to see what had changed, what was still an issue, what we thought was important from reading the Colombian press and what I had expected to be important, but which got very little attention. Here I look deeper into the topics we covered and what they might mean.

Monday, April 23rd, 2018
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Authorities talk fuel theft

Authorities spoke about the measures they are taking to fight oil theft, and reported successful operations across the country. The development of these and other stories in our periodic Security summary.

 

Thursday, April 19th, 2018
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Farc dissents attack Transandino pipeline

The attack took place in the San Francisco village, municipality of Ricaurte (Nariño).

 

Wednesday, April 18th, 2018
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USO sues Ecopetrol for outsourcing contracts

The union argued that there are strategies to privatize the NOC, weaken it, and then order its sale.

 

Monday, April 16th, 2018
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What did we say about the peace process?

We are preparing a book (our first!) so I needed to reread all our weekly summaries about the FARC peace process. It was interesting to see what had changed, what was still an issue, what we thought was important from reading the Colombian press and what I had expected to be important, but which got very little attention.

Monday, April 16th, 2018
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Popular consultation fails in Yopal

A group of locals in Yopal promoted the ‘For the Defense of Yopal’s Environment’ popular consultation, but did not gather the total number of signatures required by the National Registry.

 

Thursday, April 12th, 2018
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ELN tries to attack CCL

The Army spoke about the operation in which it found explosives that the ELN was going to use to blow up Coveñas Caño Limón (CCL) once again. The development of these and other stories in our periodic Security summary.

 

Thursday, April 12th, 2018
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Communities against the USO

Through a resolution, indigenous communities from Sucre declared USO members ‘persona non grata’ in their territories, arguing that they are sabotaging negotiations with oil companies.

 

Monday, April 9th, 2018
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