Unconventional Regulations for Exploration and Production of Hydrocarbons in Colombia

April 16, 2018 - April 17, 2018

CLDP organized a two-day Regulating the Exploration and Production of Unconventional Hydrocarbon Resources  Workshop on April 16 and 17 in Bogota, Colombia for approximately 40 officials from key agencies overseeing oil and gas development in Colombia. Five experts from the United States presented on regulations including Directors from the Bureau of Oil and Gas Planning and Program Management at the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, a Member of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s Oil and Gas Technical Advisory Board and a retired Engineering Manager at Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission. The 40 Colombian participants who attended were from: the Ministry of Mining and Energy, the Ministry of Environment, the Environmental Licensing Authority, the Ministry of Energy and Mining and the Colombian Geological Survey, and the regional environmental authorities of Santander and Cesar. This program was the first workshop of CLDP's 2-year technical assistance engagement on unconventional oil and gas development agreed in January (the Unconventional Technical Assistance Engagement), and followed CLDP's consultations in Bogota in March of this year.

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May 2, 2018 - May 4, 2018

CLDP, in collaboration with the U.S. Embassy in Moldova, the PPA, and MEDT conducted a Workshop on Transparent and Efficient Procurement: Phase III, which took place in Chisinau, Moldova on May 2-4, 2018.  The workshop was part of the technical assistance to help Moldova implement international best practices in a number of key areas, focusing on a set of specific issues that were identified as priorities by the PPA.





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