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Colombia's peace brings little oil dividend

Once an industry darling, the country's energy industry is still struggling with a rebel threat and local community strife

For years, Colombia's oil industry hoped that peace with its main rebel group, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Farc), would bring new riches. During its decades of waging war on the Colombian state, Farc saw the industry as a prime target and wrought havoc on oil operations. The group regularly kidnapped oil workers, bombed pipelines, and made potentially oil-rich areas too dangerous to drill. So, when Congress finally signed off on a peace deal in November, the industry looked forward to a new era. But more than six months on there is still little sign of the promised peace dividend. Other fighting groups continue to mount attacks against the oil industry. Relations between oil

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