Click here in order to continue reading and to begin to also gain you with Global Value. The improvement in the volume of reserves implies in addition an additional strength for Colombian economy that watches towards the long term and based on that, elaborates its economic policies. Minister of Mines and Energa, Hernn Martinez, announced the positive impact that the increase of the reserves will have in the Colombian economy: This will allow to continue moving away the loss us of oil self-sufficiency, that at the moment is placed towards year 2017. This finding that finishes confirming belongs to the oil field of Rubiales, in the department of Meta, according to official confirmation that was spread by Radio Caracol. With this finding, Goal will be transformed into the complex of greater petroleum production of the country. The oil field will not delay too much in entering to produce since according to it details the Republic, the put into operation of the pipe line that anticipates for August and September of this year will qualify, it for the beginning of its production.
The region will begin to produce 120,000 barrels per crude day of heavy, being increased in 2010, to 170,000 barrels per day, turning to the complex into the one of greater production into Colombia. Additionally to the increase of the petroleum reserves, the combination of the gasoline with a percentage of ethanol that is driving the Colombian government, will allow to increase the autonomy of the country of oil resources while they contribute to the reduction of the polluting effects of the emissions. According to it affirmed Martinez to the Republic: Nowadays a little more the 80 percent of the gasoline that is consumed already in the country has a mixture of 10% of ethanol. In the 2010 we will be extending this, to arrive at that all the country has at the end of the next year a 10% .