16 prequalify for E&P auction

Ecopetrol, Occidental, Frontera and GeoPark are among 16 companies to prequalify for the third cycle of Colombia’s permanent offer of oil and gas drilling rights. A definitive list of qualifiers for the round, which will offer acreage in seven onshore and two offshore basins, will be published on October 22, according to hydrocarbons regulator ANH. Others to make the preliminary list were Geoproduction Oil and Gas GMBH, CNE, Maurel & Prom Amerique Latine, Parex, Colombia Energy Development, Ismocol, Mansarovar Energy, Hupecol and Lewis Energy. 

Source: Bnamericas