• 4 hours Shell Oil Trading Head Steps Down After 29 Years
  • 8 hours Higher Oil Prices Reduce North American Oil Bankruptcies
  • 10 hours Statoil To Boost Exploration Drilling Offshore Norway In 2018
  • 12 hours $1.6 Billion Canadian-US Hydropower Project Approved
  • 13 hours Venezuela Officially In Default
  • 15 hours Iran Prepares To Export LNG To Boost Trade Relations
  • 17 hours Keystone Pipeline Leaks 5,000 Barrels Into Farmland
  • 23 hours Saudi Oil Minister: Markets Will Not Rebalance By March
  • 1 day Obscure Dutch Firm Wins Venezuelan Oil Block As Debt Tensions Mount
  • 1 day Rosneft Announces Completion Of World’s Longest Well
  • 1 day Ecuador Won’t Ask Exemption From OPEC Oil Production Cuts
  • 2 days Norway’s $1 Trillion Wealth Fund Proposes To Ditch Oil Stocks
  • 2 days Ecuador Seeks To Clear Schlumberger Debt By End-November
  • 2 days Santos Admits It Rejected $7.2B Takeover Bid
  • 2 days U.S. Senate Panel Votes To Open Alaskan Refuge To Drilling
  • 2 days Africa’s Richest Woman Fired From Sonangol
  • 2 days Oil And Gas M&A Deal Appetite Highest Since 2013
  • 2 days Russian Hackers Target British Energy Industry
  • 3 days Venezuela Signs $3.15B Debt Restructuring Deal With Russia
  • 3 days DOJ: Protestors Interfering With Pipeline Construction Will Be Prosecuted
  • 3 days Lower Oil Prices Benefit European Refiners
  • 3 days World’s Biggest Private Equity Firm Raises $1 Billion To Invest In Oil
  • 3 days Oil Prices Tank After API Reports Strong Build In Crude Inventories
  • 3 days Iraq Oil Revenue Not Enough For Sustainable Development
  • 4 days Sudan In Talks With Foreign Oil Firms To Boost Crude Production
  • 4 days Shell: Four Oil Platforms Shut In Gulf Of Mexico After Fire
  • 4 days OPEC To Recruit New Members To Fight Market Imbalance
  • 4 days Green Groups Want Norway’s Arctic Oil Drilling Licenses Canceled
  • 4 days Venezuelan Oil Output Drops To Lowest In 28 Years
  • 4 days Shale Production Rises By 80,000 BPD In Latest EIA Forecasts
  • 4 days GE Considers Selling Baker Hughes Assets
  • 4 days Eni To Address Barents Sea Regulatory Breaches By Dec 11
  • 5 days Saudi Aramco To Invest $300 Billion In Upstream Projects
  • 5 days Aramco To List Shares In Hong Kong ‘For Sure’
  • 5 days BP CEO Sees Venezuela As Oil’s Wildcard
  • 5 days Iran Denies Involvement In Bahrain Oil Pipeline Blast
  • 7 days The Oil Rig Drilling 10 Miles Under The Sea
  • 7 days Baghdad Agrees To Ship Kirkuk Oil To Iran
  • 7 days Another Group Joins Niger Delta Avengers’ Ceasefire Boycott
  • 8 days Italy Looks To Phase Out Coal-Fired Electricity By 2025
EVs Won’t Stifle Oil Demand Anytime Soon

EVs Won’t Stifle Oil Demand Anytime Soon

There will be 280 million…

Bahrain Security Forces Foil Attacks On Three Oil Pipelines

Bahrain Security Forces Foil Attacks On Three Oil Pipelines

Bahrain’s security forces have prevented…

Colombian Oil Workers Disrupt Production, Army Sent In

Colombian Oil Workers Disrupt Production, Army Sent In

Striking Colombian oil workers last week disrupted production at Canadian Pacific Rubiales Energy Oil Company’s Campo Rubiales facility.

The company estimates that production losses have amounted to 177,000 barrels of oil daily.

Canadian Pacific Rubiales Energy Oil Company issued a statement noting, "during the past few years, Pacific Rubiales Energy has invested more than $3 billion in Colombia. It has operations in six departments, employing directly about 1,500 people, and generating more than 12,000 indirect jobs" and blamed the unrest on outside agitators, Bogota’s El Espectador reported.

The company maintains that the workers had their rights violated when they were forced to cease their activities against their will, "And they also received threats of retaliation in case of not supporting the cessation of activities."

The company’s press release said that Colombian government public security officials sent reinforcements to the field under the command of General Jairo Salguero Casas, Commander of the 7th Brigade and that subsequently, "several security personnel and civilians who were not involved in acts of vandalism sustained injuries and were treated by the medical staff of Pacific Rubiales Energy assigned for field operations," adding that subsequently "security forces under the command of General Alejandro Navas, commander of the Colombian Army and of General Jose Roberto Leon Riano, Director of Operations of the National Police, took control of the Rubiales field facilities."

By. Joao Peixe, Deputy Editor OilPrice.com



Join the discussion | Back to homepage

Leave a comment

Leave a comment

Oilprice - The No. 1 Source for Oil & Energy News