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“Regulators must be independent”: Creg to Petro

“Regulators must be independent”: Creg to Petro

Faced with President Gustavo Petro’s statements about assuming the regulatory powers of the country’s public services, the CREG’s Committee of Experts has asked the President to maintain the independence of the country’s regulatory authorities. “They must be independent in nature to ensure that their decisions are objective, impartial, consistent and technical. This allows regulated agents, […]

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 […]

No new oil and gas exploration contracts will be awarded: Minminas

No new oil and gas exploration contracts will be awarded: Minminas

This was stated during his intervention in a panel of the framework of the Economic Forum World Cup held in Davos, Switzerland. “We have decided that we are not going to award new gas and oil exploration contracts, which was of course very controversial National levelbut to us it is a very clear sign of […]

Strong criticism of Minmina’s oil and gas contract announcement

Strong criticism of Minmina’s oil and gas contract announcement

Former Senator for Dignity Jorge Enrique Robledo he trembled: “With their nonsense they have ridiculed Gustavo Petro and the minminas Irene Vélez in Davos. Mrs. Irene’s insistence on no new hydrocarbon contracts reminds me of Goyeneche’s magic formulas (their parents explain to the youngest). Harmful to Colombia”. The President of the Colombian Association of Oil […]

Afinia proposes a plan to reduce energy rates on the Coast

Afinia proposes a plan to reduce energy rates on the Coast

The first proposal that is made is that there should be a distribution among all companies in the country of the higher costs of energy losses and commercialization in the The Caribbean region. It is proposed to calculate a national average loss component without including the Coast and determine the difference value between the national […]

Minminas says the current contracts would guarantee the country’s self-sufficiency

Minminas says the current contracts would guarantee the country’s self-sufficiency

The current contracts have the capacity to continue drawing resources and reserves into the country, both gas and oil, the Ministry of Mines and Energy indicated when presenting the balance of hydrocarbon contracts and resources available for the just energy transition. This report compiled the main findings of the analysis of the current exploration and […]

Colombia and Germany promote dialogue on reindustrialization policies

Colombia and Germany promote dialogue on reindustrialization policies

for the minister of Mines and energyIrene Vélez, “Public policy, technological and scientific developments and the industrial impulse that Germany has in the face of the energy transition processes are a reference for the promotion of reindustrialization policies and for the technical progress that Colombia is pursuing”. For his part, Felipe Bayón, president of Ecopetrol, […]

The forest law | More arguing and less yelling

The forest law | More arguing and less yelling

The debate on the motion of censure against the Minister of Mines and Energy, Irene Vélez, in the House of Representatives became the first litmus test for the opposition to the government of Gustavo Petro. The official’s misguided announcements, her obvious ignorance of the portfolio in her charge, and her lack of leadership in a […]

Together with trade unions and companies, they are analyzing the development of the new Mining Act

Together with trade unions and companies, they are analyzing the development of the new Mining Act

The space in which representatives of the gold, emerald coal, polymetallic, construction and industrial materials sectors participated is part of the methodology designed by the Ministry of Mines and Energy and the Congress of the Republic to engage all actors in a social dialogue engage involved and consult with ethnic communities, with a view to […]

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