WorldOil Oil and Gas in the Capitals Notwithstanding Latin America’s limited economic growth, exploration investments are the common denominator in the region’s major oil and gas plays. Interoil issues drilling update on Vikingo-1 exploration well in Colombia Interoil Colombia EandP and SLS (strategic partner) finished the drilling of the exploratory well Vikingo-1 on May 9th, down to a final depth of 5,936 ft in the Paleozoic basement. Regional Report: Latin America Latin America schleps forward on its quest for recovery GeoPark makes discovery in Llanos 34 Block, Colombia GeoPark Limited, operator and consolidator with operations and growth platforms in Colombia, Chile, Brazil, Argentina, and Peru, has announced new drilling successes in the Llanos 34 Block (GeoPark operated with a 45% working interest), in Colombia. GeoPark successfully drills Tigana 4 well in Colombia GeoPark Limited has announced the successful drilling and testing of the Tigana 4 development well, at a rate over 3,200 bopd in the Tigana oil field in the Llanos 34 Block (GeoPark-operated, with a 45% working interest) in Colombia. Canacol Energy doubles natural gas drilling activity in Colombia Canacol Energy has revised its capital plan for 2016. The new capital plan accelerates the corporation's natural gas opportunities in Colombia, with three new gas wells. Regional Report: Latin America Despite the industry downturn, regionwide potential drives EandP forward Analyst who called Pacific EandP crash has a new Colombia oil bet Ian Macqueen, the analyst who called Pacific Exploration and Production’s downfall, has a new buy recommendation for investors looking to benefit from Colombia’s oil potential. Pacific instructed to suspend operations at Quifa Block in Colombia Pacific Exploration and Production Corp. has announced that the company was formally notified of the Colombian Constitutional Court's decision instructing the company to suspend operations within two km of the border of an indigenous community known as "Vencedor Piriri," encompassing a portion of Quifa Block. CGG wins survey extension offshore Colombia CGG has been awarded an extension to a major 3D seismic survey it successfully completed on the Caribbean coast offshore Colombia in late 2015.