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Hocol, Total Find Gas Condensate Field Onshore Colombia
Wednesday, June 03, 2009Total has confirmed Hocol's discovery of a significant gas condensate field in the Niscota block onshore Colombia.

Maurel & Prom Inks Final Agreement for Sale of Hocol Colombia
Thursday, May 28, 2009Maurel & Prom and Ecopetrol signed the definitive agreement concerning the sale of Hocol Colombia.

Talisman Confirms Gas Condensate Discovery Onshore Colombia
Wednesday, May 20, 2009Talisman has confirmed a significant gas condensate field discovery in the Niscota Block of the Andes foothills, onshore Colombia.

Maurel & Prom Divests Colombian Subsidiary to Ecopetrol for $748MM
Tuesday, March 10, 2009Ecopetrol and Maurel & Prom have reached a $748 million agreement for Ecopetrol's acquisition of Hocol, a company engaged in exploration and production of hydrocarbons in Colombia.

PDVSA to Revamp Oil Ventures with Foreign Partners
Thursday, February 12, 2009PDVSA is restructuring its operations and will combine almost two dozen joint ventures with foreign partners into as many as six large companies.

Maurel & Prom Win 2 Exploration Blocks in Colombia Round
Friday, November 14, 2008Maurel & Prom has signed with the National Hydrocarbon Agency of Colombia two new E&P contracts for Blocks CPO-17 and SSJN-9.

Maurel & Prom Issues Update on Colombian Wells
Wednesday, July 09, 2008Maurel & Prom issued an update on its Ortega Sur well, which has reached three hydrocarbon bearing intervals from the Caballos and Tetuan Formations in Colombia. Additionally, the Cocli Well was plugged and abandoned.

Venezuelan Assembly Approves Lagopetrol JV
Wednesday, June 20, 2007Venezuela's national assembly has approved the creation of oil JV Lagopetrol, the energy and oil ministry (MEP) said in a statement.

Colombia Signs 11 Oil Exploration Contracts for $36M in Investments
Wednesday, June 13, 2007The Colombian National Hydrocarbons Agency on Wednesday said it signed 11 new oil and gas exploration and production contracts so far this year for a total of more than $36 million in investments.

Maurel & Prom Reports Sharp Increase in Earnings
Thursday, March 29, 2007Maurel & Prom on Thursday announced its full-year results for 2006.

Venezuela to Resume Offshore E&P Gas Licensing
Thursday, January 25, 2007Venezuela's government will resume the Delta Caribe offshore natural gas E&P licensing process this year, awarding some blocks in 2007, PDVSA Gas president Felix Rodriguez told BNamericas.

Ministry Approves E&P Contracts; Perupetro to Tender 18 Blocks
Monday, December 04, 2006Peru's energy and mines ministry has approved the signing of three new contracts for blocks 116, 125 and 128 in the Peruvian jungle, local press reported.

Total Acquires Interest in Colombia's Niscota Block
Tuesday, September 19, 2006A consortium comprising Total, Hocol, and Talisman has been awarded the exploration rights for the Niscota Block in Colombia.

Hocol, Talisman, Tepma win Niscota E&P Contract
Wednesday, September 13, 2006A joint venture made up of Colombian oil firms Hocol and Tepma plus Canada's Talisman Energy has won the E&P contract for the Niscota oilfield in Colombia

ANH to Award Niscota Oil Block September 12th
Monday, September 11, 2006Colombia's hydrocarbons regulator ANH announced on Friday it would unveil the winner of the Niscota block oil E&P concession on September 12.

ANH Releases Niscota Block Qualifiers List
Wednesday, August 09, 2006Colombia's hydrocarbons regulator ANH has qualified the nine groups that submitted documents for the US$50mn Niscota hydrocarbons E&P concession program, ANH reported.

Ecopetrol Takes Control of Hocol's Tello Field in Colombia
Wednesday, February 15, 2006Colombia's national hydrocarbons regulator ANH has awarded an exploration and production contract for the 10,000 bpd Tello field in Huila department to state oil company Ecopetrol after Colombian oil company Hocol's contract expired.

Tax Authority: Oilfield Operators Have Paid US$54.4mn So Far
Monday, January 30, 2006Venezuela's Seniat tax authority has received payments totaling 117bn bolivares (US$54.4mn) from private oilfield operators stemming from allegedly unpaid taxes corresponding to the period 2001-2004.

Hocol Makes Statement Regarding Colombian Operations
Thursday, January 05, 2006Hocol S.A. would like to make the following clarifications with respect to certain recent press releases concerning its operations in Colombia.

Pacific Stratus Says Dispute Starts After Success at Don Pedro-1 Well
Tuesday, December 27, 2005Pacific Stratus reports that Hocol S.A., with which Pacific Stratus's subsidiary, Stratus Oil & Gas, has a farm-out deal for the Don Pedro-1 well, has challenged Stratus' right to continue testing the well, alleging breaches to the farm-out deal.

Schlumberger to Provide Remote Monitoring for Hocol
Monday, June 02, 2003Schlumberger Oilfield Services has been selected to provide remote monitoring and control of electrical submersible pumps (ESPs) for Hocol, S.A., Colombia.