La exploración y producción de hidrocarburos en yacimientos no convencionales, frente a los principios de prevención, precaución y desarrollo sostenible Thesis

short description

  • Undergraduate thesis

Thesis author

  • Garcés Vega, María Alejandra
  • Toledo Plata, Rafael


  • The following paper examines the current state of the art regarding hydrocarbon exploration and production in non-conventional basins in Colombia, developed through hydraulic fracturing technics. Furthermore, hydraulic fracturing will be assessed vis-á-vis prevention, precautionary and sustainable development principles, under the aim of addressing and understanding potential environmental or social impacts such activities may imply. Finally, legal viability of fracking activities under Colombian legal regime will be studied, indicating how this type of projects comply with the aforementioned environmental principles.

publication date

  • October 18, 2016 8:05 PM


  • Fracking
  • Non-conventional basins
  • precautionary principle
  • prevention principle
  • sustainable development

Document Id

  • 67dce64f-b693-4ad7-8d0f-89fa921dac22