Tagged With Colombia
Transition slips down the Latin American energy priority list
17 June 2020
State-controlled energy companies are well placed to lead the decarbonisation vanguard but must weigh other key government priorities
Ecopetrol positions for the rebound
15 May 2020
The twin shocks of Covid-19 and the oil price collapse have severely impacted the company’s bottom line, but it is well-placed to bounce back
Downturn hits Latin America’s upstream hard
24 March 2020
Worsening economic conditions set to slash oil production growth in the region
Colombian bid round: old and new challenges
24 January 2020
A combination of social disputes and competition from Guyana and Suriname is hampering Bogota’s efforts to attract further investment
Colombian fracking edges closer to reality
2 July 2019
Mindful of the country's energy security, the government is looking towards its shale assets
Colombia's fracking plans take on a new urgency
10 December 2018
The new administration is turning to shale deposits to hold back the threat of imports
Colombia hopes for a revival
10 July 2018
Duque’s victory in June’s elections is likely to open the way for new upstream investment opportunities
Colombian oil revival hopes face electoral test
17 May 2018
An upcoming election and auction round will help determine the country's oil fortunes
Latin America lines up bid rounds
26 March 2018
Attractive auctions will see the region compete for international investors
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
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