MME, D.C. Bogotá, February 20, 2012. The Ministry of Mines and Energy will participate in the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) Convention which will be held from 4 to 7 March 2012 in Toronto, Canada.
February 21, 2012 National newspaper El Tiempo reports the director of the National Hydrocarbons Agency (ANH), Orlando Cabrales saying that the organization determined that the National Development Plan target of 205 exploratory wells for 2012 was a little ‘heavy’.
Minister of Mines and Energy, Mauricio Cardenas, said the government’s goal is to increase its oil reserves to a minimum of ten years.
February 20, 2012 Mining company representatives located in 6 of the 13 municipalities in the jurisdiction of the CDMB (Regional Corporation for the Defense of the Bucaramanga Mesa), met in the last hours with the Director of the corporation.
The Colombian press agency Colprensa has been widely published in the Colombian press as saying that the new president of Cerrejon, the country’s biggest coal operation is Roberto Jungito. Jungito is a widely respected Colombian executive who has worked for Chase Securities, McKinsey and Co.
February 21, 2012 Barranquilla daily El Heraldo reports that Canadian Seven Stars Coal Corp, a subsidiary of Augen Capital Corp., will manage its business from Barranquilla.