Category: Colombia
111 Posts
POSTED ON June 27, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

TD Securities energy analyst Jamie Somerville in Calgary raised his price target on Petroamerica Oil Corp to $0.60 this morning from $0.55, citing its relative valuation (particularly on EV/DACF), high netbacks, potential for free cash flow generation, and several high-impact exploration wells planned for the next 6–9 months. Shares in Petroamerica last traded at $0.35… Continue Reading

POSTED ON June 17, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

The competition to acquire Suroco Energy between Petroamerica Oil and VETRA Holding is heating up this morning, with Suroco re-affirming their support for a deal with Petroamerica and calling out VETRA’s questionable tactics to gain support for their bid. According to today’s Suroco release, Vetra is paying a proxy solicitation fee to Investment Advisors who solicit Suroco… Continue Reading

POSTED ON June 09, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

A new offer has emerged for Suroco Energy that I feel is unimpressive. Suroco signed a friendly agreement with Petroamerica Oil to merge the two small Colombian oil companies in late April, 2014.  That deal was expected to close later this month. Then today, VETRA, a private firm which Suroco is partnered with on the Surioriente Block in Colombia’s… Continue Reading

POSTED ON June 05, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

Continental Gold (TSX:CNL) is developing one of the richest gold projects in the world right now. Their 100% owned Buriticá mine just outside Medellin, Colombia, has over 7 million ounces of gold and silver at very high grades (9+ g/t). Some are speculating the project could grow to 20 million ounces or more. “Buriticá is going to grow,”… Continue Reading

POSTED ON May 20, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

Undervalued Colombian oil play Petroamerica Oil Corp (TSXV:PTA) has grown its exploration portfolio this morning, just three weeks after taking out a smaller competitor, Suroco Energy, to grow and diversify its asset base. The company is acquiring a 50% interest in the Llanos-19 block from a division of Pacific Rubiales, Colombia’s largest non state owned… Continue Reading

POSTED ON May 12, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

Continental Gold’s Buriticá project is Colombia’s most valuable gold deposit currently advancing towards production. The company is aiming to have over 10 million ounces of gold by 2015 and be in production by 2017, according to their latest corporate presentation. The Buriticá project covers a large area home to many illegal small scale miners, four… Continue Reading

POSTED ON May 01, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

Colombian copper-gold explorer Cordoba Minerals was mentioned in PI Financial’s latest Digging Through The Dirt (DTD) newsletter, which is authored by Bill Whitehead, Senior Vice President & Senior Investment Advisor, Adam Simmons, Ph.D. Geology, Investment Advisor, and Justin Hayek, CIM, Investment Advisor. Cordoba Minerals – CDB-v You will recall that in previous issues of DTD we outlined a… Continue Reading

POSTED ON April 07, 2014 BY Chris Parry

Founder and chairman of Continental Gold (CNL:TSX) Bob Allen will step back from the wheel of the company that he helped turned into Colombia’s most valuable junior gold developer, the company announced Monday. A pioneer in Colombian mining, Allen started Continental in 2007 as a privately held, Bermuda-based outfit, landing on the TSX in 2010… Continue Reading

POSTED ON March 07, 2014 BY Chris Parry

Toronto-based Continental Gold (TSX:CNL) released a corporate update Thursday afternoon showing strong operating results for the year 2013, including 59,109 metres of drilling (adding to 215,300 metres for the project total), discovery of several new veins, four new precious metal-mineralized systems and – oh yeah – $117.5 million in hand with no debt to service. In… Continue Reading

POSTED ON March 06, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

One of the most undervalued junior oil companies announced an update with mostly good news this morning, and a little bad. Petroamerica Oil Corp. (TSXV:PTA), which trades at less than 1.4x cash flow, produced an average of 6497 barrels of oil per day for the month of February, and 6,453 barrels of oil per day… Continue Reading

POSTED ON February 16, 2014 BY Thom Calandra

TCR first flagged the idea of a Nelson Mandela platinum coin in early November 2013. Now, the coin idea is in the news. See: Mandela Platinum Coin A platinum coin memorializing Nelson Mandela could mesmerize Mandela fans and use 1 million ounces of the metal a year, platinum executives in South Africa estimate. Some mints… Continue Reading

POSTED ON February 12, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

GCM data by YCharts Shares of Gran Colombia Gold (GCM:TSX) which came under severe pressure last year on the back of a dramatically dropping gold price and questions about their solvency, are up over 127% in February as the street feels the short squeeze.  Investors gained confidence in gold and gold equities in the early… Continue Reading

POSTED ON February 12, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

Simon Ridgeway’s Cordoba Minerals (CDB:TSXV) has begun its 2014 exploration efforts with the mobilization of a RAB (rotary air blasted) rig to begin drilling their Montiel prospect on the San Matias project in Cordoba, Colombia.  The company recently closed a $15 million (expanded from $12 million) financing to consolidate the San Matias project as well… Continue Reading

POSTED ON February 08, 2014 BY Kevin Lee

“Blast you Excel!!” While Kenneth Rogoff took his lumps last year due to an enormously inexcusable excel error, this former Chief Economist for the IMF and co-author of This Time Its Different: Eight Centuries of Financial Folly is still a voice to be reckoned with.  As part of Project Syndicate’s cleverly-titled-no-pun-intended “Submerging Markets” series, Rogoff… Continue Reading

POSTED ON February 05, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

This morning, Continental Gold (CNL:TSX) released another batch of 13 drill holes as well as underground sampling from the Yaragua vein at the company’s Buritica gold project in Colombia.  The company has resumed 2014 drilling and is aiming for an updated NI 43-101 resource estimate which should be released this quarter.  The market is waiting… Continue Reading

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