Tag: Irene Velez

Sectors have criticized reactions from the Minister of Mines

Sectors have criticized reactions from the Minister of Mines

Former senator and presidential candidate George Robledo He wrote on Twitter: “Confirmed the fraudulent nature of the figures of the Minister of Mines, Irene Vélez, on oil and gas reserves. The minister must resign or President Gustavo Petro must demand her resignation. They do great damage Colombia”. The Radical Change Party in turn tweeted, “#DeNoCreer. […]

Mining setback in exploration contracts sparks controversy

Mining setback in exploration contracts sparks controversy

The Minister of Mines and Energy, Irene Vélez, is again the protagonist of a controversy that refers to the future of gas and oil exploration contracts, as, after confirming in Davos, Switzerland that these types of contracts, he reversed his statement by saying that “there has been no talk of terminating these contracts.” “We need […]

Concerned trade unions ask the cabinet for clarity about the energy transition

Concerned trade unions ask the cabinet for clarity about the energy transition

The President of Congress, Roy Barreras, At the V Oil and Gas Stop, he sent a message to the national government to ensure that the energy transition is carried out responsibly. “Change is a responsible transition, led by everyone. Transition that must happen in 15 years, not 15 days. Without exploration, there is no paradise,” […]

The government is said to have requested the resignation of the Deputy Minister of Mines

The government is said to have requested the resignation of the Deputy Minister of Mines

Tensions between Mining and Energy Minister Irene Vélez and Deputy Minister Belizza Ruiz are said to have ended in the latter official’s formal request for resignation. For example, the national government allegedly asked that Ruiz leave office after four months of occupation, something that has not been confirmed or denied by the Ministry of Mines. […]

The energy rate fell by 4.2% in the country: Minminas

The energy rate fell by 4.2% in the country: Minminas

The minister stated before the Fifth Commission of the Senate that this reduction represents about $35 less in the unit cost of power service, bringing the kilowatt-hour value to an average of $813. He explained that in August of this year, when the new began the new Governmentthe value of the kilowatt hour nationally averaged […]

“It’s an absurd thing”: Anif on the theory of economic decline

“It’s an absurd thing”: Anif on the theory of economic decline

In the context of National Mining Congress 2022 The Minister of Mines and Energy, Irene Vélez, caused controversy after she demanded that neighboring countries “reduce economically” with the aim of achieving Colombia have “a greater balance” in the effects of the climate change. “We must also demand, in the context of this global geopolitics, that […]

“We take care of the big house”: Vélez

“We take care of the big house”: Vélez

The appointed Minister of Mines and Energy, Irene Vélez, has announced that she will take up the challenge entrusted to her by the President-elect, Gustavo Petro, to lead the country’s energetic transition. “I have appointed Irene Vélez as Minister of Mines and Energy. Philosopher from Unal with a PhD in Political Geography from Copenhagen. She […]