September 11, 2012 Yesterday Talisman president John Manzoni stepped down as president in favor of board member Hal Kvisle. The widely reported cause was the growing unrest by the activist investors for the lack of performance by the stock.
September 9, 2012 For inexplicable and unstated reasons, the Colombian Environmental Licensing Agency (ANLA) has not published even simple statistics by industry on its web page.
September 8, 2012 RCN Radio reports that problems continue with labor unrest near Puerto Gaitan, Meta — In the center of over a dozen wells both producing and exploration, many within 10kms especially the important Rubiales field.
Source: Hydrocarbons Colombia, Colombia Oil Gas Mining Security We have started tracking security events that could be important for the Oil Gas and Mining industry.
September 10, 2012 In a press release Gold Oil, with operations in Colombia and Peru, reports “The Directors are of the opinion that the Company’s business is sub-scale and therefore are considering potential options to increase the size of the business.”
September 6, 2012 Colombian business newspaper La Republica reports on Ronald Pantin’s remarks to the 29th Enercol conference organized by the Colombian Engineers Association (ACIEM).