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“It is a perfect business”: smuggled fuel retailers

Fuel smuggling between Colombia and Venezuela has always been an issue and has recently escalated to historic levels. How does it work?

 

Monday, October 1st, 2018
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USO talks about the Collective Agreement

The union reacted to the Agreement signed with Ecopetrol (NYSE:EC) and spoke on what is left to eventually discuss.

 

Monday, October 1st, 2018
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“41% of the fuel purchased in Norte de Santander is smuggled”: Coomulpinort

Coomulpinort, a governmental Association that works towards finding new jobs for ‘pimpineros’ (people dedicated to oil smuggling), spoke about this crime. The development of these and other stories in our periodic Security summary.

 

Thursday, September 27th, 2018
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Duque stops dialogues with the ELN

The guerrilla has not been necessarily committed to the peace process, and if they want to keep the negotiations going, they will have to follow president Duque’s conditions. Here are the details.

Wednesday, September 26th, 2018
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USO and Ecopetrol reach an agreement

The new Collective Labor Agreement, valid for 4.5 years, could reduce production risks due to lower possibilities of having strikes.

Tuesday, September 25th, 2018
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MHP on popular referendums

The boom of anti-oil and mining popular referendums has created much discussion in the country about their use to prohibit extractive activities in the regions. The Mesa Hídrica del Piedemonte Llanero (MHP) spoke on this subject.

 

Monday, September 24th, 2018
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USO sues Ecopetrol

The union sued the NOC before the Attorney General for allegedly preventing the access of unionized workers to Barrancabermeja’s refinery.

 

Monday, September 24th, 2018
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Authorities talk military operations

The National Army confirmed that operations against Walter Arizala, alias ‘Guacho’, have restarted. Here are the details.

 

Tuesday, September 18th, 2018
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Signatures against fracking

Signatures against fracking

The oil sector has proposed the development of unconventional projects to increase the country’s oil reserves and ensure self-sufficiency in the long term. However, this has generated much controversy and many Colombians have expressed their rejection of this possibility.

Monday, September 17th, 2018
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USO updates on negotiations with Ecopetrol

The union spoke about Ecopetrol’s (NYSE:EC) alleged lack of commitment to continue with the dialogue process and set a new Labor Agreement.

 

Monday, September 17th, 2018
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