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“In Ecopetrol, union persecution is systematic and premeditated”: USO

The union accused the NOC’s management of using outdated regulations to weaken the union.

 

Monday, February 25th, 2019
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Another week, another attack

The ELN said they want to restart the peace dialogues and are willing to renegotiate some of the Agreements, but their actions show otherwise.

 

Wednesday, February 13th, 2019
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Oil theft strategy

Authorities reported the highest levels of oil theft back in 2001. This is what they did to bring the metric down significantly.

 

Monday, February 11th, 2019
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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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“The government is setting a negative precedent for future peace processes”: Germany

President Duque insisted that the Cuban government should capture ELN members that are currently in Havana, but the international community thinks otherwise. Here are the details.

Thursday, February 7th, 2019
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The ELN’s business in Venezuela

According to official reports from the neighboring country, the armed group controls illegal gold markets in Venezuela to help finance its ‘revolutionary cause.’

Wednesday, February 6th, 2019
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Not the right trend

Not the right trend

Our tracking of terrorism / security incidents has changed since the Farc disarmed in 2017, both in conceptual terms and methodological ones. Based on the latest data, the trend is not good.

Monday, February 4th, 2019
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“The ELN turned into Colombia’s largest armed group”: The Army

General Luis Navarro spoke about the scope of the ELN across Colombia, and its implications for the country’s safety in rural and urban areas.

 

Thursday, January 31st, 2019
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Authorities to fight smuggled fuel

Fuel smuggling continues to be a major problem, but authorities spoke about successful operations throughout the country. The development of these and other stories in our periodic Security summary.

 

Wednesday, January 30th, 2019
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“The industry is accustomed to operating in difficult environments”: ACP

The ELN has been attacking oil infrastructure to put pressure on the government and reactivate peace talks. The Colombian Association of Petroleum Engineers (ACP) explains why the group’s actions will not affect industry investments.

 

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019
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