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Gran Tierra makes it look easy

Gran Tierra makes it look easy

It is not easy but it certainly looks that way when production rises over 40% year-over-year and over 50% sequentially. Revenue, Net Income, Cash are all up over last year. Even 44 days of TransAndino Pipeline interruptions could not prevent Gran Tierra from having a grand quarter.

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013
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Ecopetrol still has community blockade troubles in Casanare

On Tuesday, local news portal Prensa Libre Casanare reported that, through the mediation of a delegate of the Ministry of Interior, residents of the Monterrey and Aguazul communities lifted the block on the Cupiagua field, which is controlled by Ecopetrol. According to Luis Eduardo Cardozo, a spokesman for the protesters, the blockade was lifted but the community is still unhappy: “We demand social investment, labor supply and procurement of goods and services,” he said.

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013
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Petrominerales gets to 87.5 percent of Canaguaro block

Company NewsPetrominerales announced that it has acquired 87.5% of the Canaguaro block, south of Yopal in Casanare near other Petrominerales properties.

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013
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Important MinMinas/ANH announcement about applications

We thought this ANH announcement that appears on both the MinMinas and ANH websites was important because it describes a change in procedure for applications and permits as of May 3, 2013. The changes were announced over a year ago but take effect this month. Translated by Hydrocarbons Colombia.

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013
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Does this man look worried?

Does this man look worried?

Photo: MinMinas
MinMinas Federico Renjifo has a big smile as he helps an unidentified citizen of Valle de Cauca cook on her new gas stove. Maybe it is a sign that he believes more in the concept that there are over 16 years-worth of gas reserves than the concept that the country will run be in shortages by 2019. From a MinMinas press release, translated and with commentary by Hydrocarbons Colombia.

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013
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Another Puerto Gaitan community protests against Pacific Rubiales

This article in on a website that frequently criticizes the extractive industry is perhaps exaggerated, but at root there is also an issue: local communities do not perceive direct benefits from oil and gas activities in their communities.

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013
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