Ministry of Mines and Energy (Colombia)

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Ministry of Mines and Energy
Ministerio de Minas y Energía
Ministry overview
Formed 10 April 1974 (1974-04-10)
Preceding Ministry
  • Ministry of Mines and Petroleum
Headquarters Calle 43 № 57-31
Bogotá, D.C., Colombia
04°38′48.47″N 74°05′42.85″W / 4.6467972°N 74.0952361°W / 4.6467972; -74.0952361
Annual budget COP$2,063,543,897,000 (2012)[1]
COP$2,656,258,850,000 (2013)[2]
COP$2,329,515,413,000 (2014)[3]
Ministry executives
  • Amilkar Acosta Medina, Minister
  • César Diaz Guerrero,
    Deputy Minister of Mines
  • Orlando Enrique Cabrales Segovia,
    Deputy Minister of Energy
Child agencies
Website www.minminas.gov.co

The Ministry of Mines and Energy (Spanish: Ministerio de Minas y Energía) is the national executive ministry of the Government of Colombia that oversees the regulation of the mining and mineral industry and the electricity sector in Colombia, it is similar in its duties to other energy ministries of other countries.

List of Ministers[edit]

Order Minister Years served
1st Gerardo Silva Valderrama 1973-1974
2nd Eduardo del Hierro Santacruz 1974-1975
3rd Juan José Turbay Abunader 1975-1975
4th Jaime García Parra 1975-1977
5th Miguel Urrutia Montoya 1977-1977
6th Eduardo Gaitán Durán 1977-1978
7th Alberto Vásquez Restrepo 1978-1980
8th Humberto Ávila Mora 1980-1981
9th Carlos Rodado Noriega 1981-1982
10th Carlos Martínez Simahan 1982-1984
11th Alvaro Leyva Durán 1984-1985
12th Iván Duque Escobar 1985-1986
13th Guillermo Perry Rubio 1986-1988
14th Oscar Mejía Vallejo 1988-1989
15th Margarita Mena de Quevedo 1989-1990
16th Luis Fernando Vergara Munárriz 1990-1991
17th Juan Camilo Restrepo Salazar 1991-1992
18th Guido Alberto Nule Amín 1992-1994
19th Jorge Eduardo Cock Londoño 1994-1995
20th Rodrigo Villamizar Alvargonzález 1995-1997
21st Orlando José Cabrales Martinez 1997-1998
22nd Luis Carlos Valenzuela Delgado 1998-2000
23rd Carlos Eduardo Caballero Argáez 2000-2001
24th Luis Ramiro Valencia Cossio 2001-2001
25th Luisa Fernanda Lafaurie Rivera 2001-2002
26th Luis Ernesto Mejía Castro 2002-2006
27th Hernán Martínez Torres 2006-2010
28th Carlos Rodado Noriega 2010-2011
29th Mauricio Cárdenas Santa María 2011-2012
30th Federico Renjifo Vélez 2012-2013
31st Amilkar Acosta Medina 2013-present

References[edit]

  1. ^ Colombia, Congress of (14 December 2011). "Ley 1485 de 2011" (PDF). Diario Oficial (in Spanish) (Bogotá) (48,283): 8. ISSN 0122-2112. OCLC 500057889. Retrieved 6 May 2013. 
  2. ^ Colombia, Congress of (10 December 2012). "Ley 1593 de 2012" (PDF). Diario Oficial (in Spanish) (Bogotá) (48,640): 9. ISSN 0122-2112. OCLC 500057889. Retrieved 6 May 2013. 
  3. ^ Colombia, Congress of (11 December 2013). "Ley 1687 de 2014" (PDF). Diario Oficial (in Spanish) (Bogotá) (49,001): 6. ISSN 0122-2112. OCLC 500057889. Retrieved 8 January 2014.