Tagged With Colombia
Latin America's continental contraction
5 December 2017
The region has seen a decade of surging crude consumption come to a crashing halt. Refining woes mean imports are still on the rise
Colombia's peace brings little oil dividend
2 August 2017
Once an industry darling, the country's energy industry is still struggling with a rebel threat and local community strife
South America - the after-party continent
3 December 2016
Oil's price bust forced yet more change in Latin America's energy sector. Venezuela was worst hit
Latin America takes a hit
14 October 2016
The region’s oil output continues to fall and recovery won’t be swift
Colombia's collateral damage
26 August 2016
Efforts to end Colombia’s decades-old war were supposed to bring security to the country’s oil sector, but are doing the opposite
Explorers still chasing wildcats offshore Latin America
15 March 2016
Oil prices offer little encouragement, but unexplored areas around the continent are still drawing investment
Heading south
25 February 2016
Outside Brazil, Latin American output is on its way down
Colombia’s oil bust
19 February 2016
The Latin American heavy oil producer has had a stellar few years but will see output fall this year
Gas discovery lifts Colombia’s deep-water hopes
8 December 2014
Colombia faces declining prospects at the conventional onshore oilfields that have fueled its decade-long oil and gas boom
Colombia courts upstream investment to sustain oil output
30 September 2014
The country aims to reach 1 million barrels a day this year, but needs investment to make that happen
Rebel attacks hit Colombian oil output
22 May 2014
Major improvements have been made, but security issues still bedevil the industry
Explorers invest in the Caribbean, but with slow progress
24 April 2014
Companies are snapping up frontier exploration acreage around the region
Canacol and ExxonMobil tout Colombia shale results
11 March 2014
The results are optimistic from the Mono Arana-1 well in the La Luna shale
Continued risk to sustainability of Colombian oil industry
24 October 2012
After a years-long oil boom, Colombia needs to open up new frontier plays to become a major regional energy player
Majors eye Colombian shale
2 October 2012
Interest in Colombia’s shale gas and oil is picking up as companies prepare to submit bids for the country’s 2012 licensing round, which sees 31 blocks with unconventional potential up for auction, the head of state-run Ecopetrol said
Colombian shale potential draws Vaca Muerta comparison
10 April 2012
Shale acreage up for bidding in Colombia’s 2012 licensing round could be similar to the multi-billion barrel Vaca Muerta formation in Argentina, a top Colombian oil official has claimed
Colombia readies unconventional push
1 February 2012
Colombia is turning to its nascent unconventional oil and gas sector in a bid to attract new investors and sustain growth in its booming oil and gas industry
Colombia seeking unconventional investors
16 December 2010
First Colombian shale-gas permits due in “two years”; large coal reserves hint at CBM-export potential
Ecopetrol continues acquisition binge, as Colombian oil rebirth rolls on
30 September 2010
Ecopetrol is experiencing a renaissance as it grabs the revival of Colombia's oil sector with both hands
BP to sell Colombian business
1 September 2010
AS PART of its $30bn asset-disposal programme, BP agreed to sell 100% of the shares in its Colombian business last month
Colombia's Ecopetrol thinks big
1 September 2010
ECOPETROL is pushing ahead with plans to plough $80bn into its operations in 2011-20
BP to sell Colombian business
3 August 2010
BP's latest sale in its $30bn asset-disposal programme is 100% of the shares in its Colombian business
Colombia predicts a bright upstream future, as oil production rises
4 January 2010
The recession has not damaged Colombia's petroleum industry, says the country's upstream regulator.
Colombia: "Huge potential" in biofuels
9 March 2009
The country will nearly quadruple biofuels production over the next decade, says energy minister Hernán Martínez
Attempting a comeback
1 June 2004
Colombia's new investment terms are attracting renewed attention from foreign investors, but output will continue to decline in the near term until fresh exploration yields new discoveries, writes Robert Olson