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Colombia Facts

  • 47.45 million Population
  • $328.42 billion GDP, current prices
  • $7,131.61 GDP per capita, current prices
  • 69th Global Competitiveness Index rankings
  • 45 Ease of doing business index (1=best)
  • 64.6 Country credit rating (100=best)
  • Colombian peso Currency Unit
Colombia’s National Hydrocarbons Agency (ANH) President German Arce Zapata on the development of Colombia’s hydrocarbon resources
German Arce Zapata is the President of Colombia’s National Hydrocarbons Agency (Agencia Nacional de Hidrocarburos - ANH), the national authority for promoting the optimal an...
Canacol President & CEO Charle Gamba on the role of juniors in exploration and production (E&P) in Colombia
Charle Gamba is the President & CEO of Canacol Energy, an international oil and gas company with operations onshore in Colombia and Ecuador. He spoke with The Prospect Group a...
Colombia’s 2012 Bid Round
Colombia’s 2012 Bid Round consists of 109 blocks, 31 of which are located in basins with a potential for unconventional resources. To encourage investment in unconventionals...
Exploration & Production (E&P) in Colombia
Exploration and production activity in Colombia is currently at an all-time high. With oil production crossing the 1 million barrel per day mark in 2012, Colombia is focusing ...
Infrastructure in Colombia
Infrastructure remains one of Colombia’s main challenges. However, numerous projects are currently underway to improve Colombia’s network of pipelines, refineries, and por...
Colombia’s Minister of Finance Mauricio Cardenas Santamaria on the energy sector in Colombia
Mauricio Cardenas Santamaria is the Minister of Finance, and former Minister of Mines and Energy, of Colombia. He spoke with The Prospect Group about Colombia’s future growt...
Colombia’s Vice-Minister of Energy Tomas Gonzalez Estrada on the importance of the energy sector to Colombia’s economy
Tomas Gonzalez Estrada is the Vice-Minister of Energy of Colombia. He spoke with The Prospect Group about on-going institutional reforms, improving competitiveness, and the so...
Pacific Rubiales Energy (PRE) President Jose Francisco Arata on PRE’s growth strategy in Colombia
Jose Francisco Arata is the President of Pacific Rubiales Energy, the largest independent oil and gas exploration and production company in Colombia. He spoke with The Prospec...
Colombia’s National Hydrocarbons Agency (ANH) President Orlando Cabrales Segovia on the 2012 Bid Round
Orlando Cabrales Segovia is the President of Colombia’s National Hydrocarbons Agency (Agencia Nacional de Hidrocarburos), the government agency responsible for managing the ...
PetroMagdalena Executive Chairman Jaime Perez Branger on the prospects for energy companies in Colombia
Jaime Perez Branger is the Executive Chairman of PetroMagdalena, a Canadian-based oil and gas exploration and production company with working interests in 19 properties in Col...
Ecopetrol Downstream Executive Vice-President Pedro Rosales on Colombia’s downstream sector
Pedro Rosales is the Executive Vice-President – Downstream of Ecopetrol, Colombia´s largest integrated oil and gas company, accounting for 60% of total Colombian production...