Bogota, Colombia – July 30, 2020
Leading certification and inspection provider Bureau Veritas has awarded its Safeguard seal to the Llanos 34 block in Casanare and Platanillo block in Putumayo, which recognizes the best practices and highest standards in biosecurity and ensures the widespread implementation of protocols designed to prevent the spread of Covid-19 in GeoPark’s operations in Colombia.
Bureau Veritas conducted a rigorous evaluation of the content and implementation of the protocols designed by GeoPark to prevent, mitigate, control and adequately manage the COVID-19 pandemic in Colombia. As a result, they awarded the seal to all of GeoPark’s operations, which ratifies its commitment to the health of its workers, contractors and neighbors.
For the certification, Bureau Veritas interviewed operations and office staff, reviewed and verified documentation, visited operations, and verified that training in biosecurity protocols had been completed and was in accordance with current official regulations. GeoPark will continue to work responsibly during this public health emergency, upholding safe and sustainable operations in the country.