Event Closed

This event ran April 6-7, 2016 and has now finished.




 Confirmed speakers include:

  • Dra. Fanny Celis, Agencia Nacional de Hidrocarburos (ANH)
  • Dr. Orlando Cabrales, Former Deputy Minister of Energy, Ministry of Mines and Energy
  • Dr. Francisco Lloreda, Executive President, Asociación Colombiana del Petróleo (ACP)
  • Diego Luis Gil Agudelo, Environmental Leader and Permits Offshore, Ecopetrol
  • David R. Pertuz, Snr Emergency Response Specialist, Shell Americas Emergency Management, Shell Exploration & Production Company
  • Julio Lera, President of Latin America, Baker Hughes
  • Javier Betancourt, Independent Hydrocarbons Consultant & Former President, Agencia Nacional de Hidrocarburos (ANH)

Global offshore exploration focus turns to Colombia

There is recent renewed confidence in an upwards trajectory of energy prices – and Colombia’s offshore oil and gas potential has piqued the interest of E&P and service companies – both local and global.

The Energy Conference Network’s Offshore Opportunities Colombia conference brings together key Government stakeholders, local and international E&P operators and service companies to discuss blocks, partnerships and the promising results thus far.

Why Colombia?Bogota-Colombia-For-Web

  • Currently ranked number 1 by World Bank for Ease of Doing Business in Latin America
  • One of the most efficient labor markets in Latin America according to Global Competitiveness Report 2014/15 – World Economic Forum report
  • New regulatory reforms and incentives to increase interest of foreign investors
  • America’s 4th biggest oil producer, behind Mexico, Venezuela, and Brazil
  • Some of the largest oil and gas deposits in Latin America
  • The oil and gas sector is regulated by a specialized agency: National Hydrocarbons Agency (ANH)

Why offshore?

  • Recent changes to regulations, permits and incentives for offshore free zones demonstrate government support
  • Shallow water discoveries and early deep water seismic studies show great potential, particularly for gas deposits
  • Multi-national operators forming new subsidiaries to focus on offshore resources
  • Multi-client seismic contracts help to reduce costs and risk for operators whilst indicating a big expectation from the industry

Why Should You Attend this Event?

  • Resolve offshore exploration challenges to improve the execution of your role at work
  • Benefit from the teachings of real-world case studies in 4 interactive workshops to share and benchmark within your team
  • Find practical solutions to realizing offshore opportunities from 20 industry thought-leaders to select one which matches your business objectives
  • Share ideas and experiences with invaluable networking hours to grow your position within the industry

Event Brochure

Get Delegate Brochure: Offshore Opportunities Colombia 2016