CCL has been attacked 1,500 in its history

Security and Public OrderThe Coveñas Caño Limón (CCL) pipeline has been the main target of terrorist attacks in recent years by illegal groups, mainly the ELN. This illegal group reactivated the attacks against CCL just hours after the bilateral ceasefire expired. » Read More

The year starts with 54 pending popular consultations

Security and Public OrderOf the 54 pending consultations, only ninehave been promoted by locals in oil producing regions; five are being promoted by Mayors; threeby councilors and four byone citizen. » Read More

Reficar scandal continues

Regulation and PolicyInvestigations on the Reficar scandal are ongoing in Colombia. A judge made a decision about two former directors investigated in this legal process. » Read More

Ecopetrol announces investments in Casanare

Communities and CSREcopetrol's (NYSE:EC) Manager of Social Prosperity, Francisco Noguera, announced social projects that represent investments of more than CoP$15.7B for the municipalities of Aguazul and Tauramena (Casanare).These and other Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) stories in our periodic summary.  » Read More

MinMinas does not increase fuel prices in January

Downstream Demand and PricingThe Ministry of Mines and Energy (MinMinas) announced fuel prices for January 2018. The ministry started the year with conservative measures, as there were no substantive changes. » Read More

GTE to increase production up to 27%

ProductionGran Tierra Energy (NYSE: GTE) announced its 2018 capital Budget and production guidance. The company is optimistic about this year’s performance in Colombia.  » Read More

ELN shows a lack of commitment

Security and Public OrderAswe said last week, the ELN attacked oil infrastructure in the departments of Arauca, Casanare and Boyacá, only hours after the bilateral ceasefire ended. Ecopetrol (NYSE:EC) spoke about the measures that it took to face the environmental emergencies caused by the armed group. » Read More

"CoP$6.8T were approved during the past 7 months": MinMinas

Regulation and PolicyThe Minister of Mines and Energy, Germán Arce Zapata, spoke about the projects of the General System of Royalties (SGR) that were approved in December of 2017 by the Collegiate Organs of Administration and Decision (OCAD), in the session known as 'odcatón.' These and other stories in our periodic Royalties summary.  » Read More