About Us

We are a Colombo-Canadian service company with extensive experience in the Oil & Gas and Mining industries whose main distinction is the high quality and benefit in the products and services offered as well as extends the range of solutions, from on-farm workflows to production.

Founded in 2009 and with a team of professionals in Geomatics, Geophysics and Geology with over 100 years of combined experience Geo Oil Energy contributes to the execution of projects that exceed our client's expectations.

Sonia Ponguta


Global energy leader with 32+ years of experience in international business with operational experience in corporate planning, finance, and economics, she also has technical, and organizational experience across the full energy spectrum. She successfully deploys her expertise and intellectual curiosity to address complex strategic and operational issues in businesses. She is a strong communicator and team leader with the ability to work collaboratively across all functions and deliver projects on time and on budget. She started her career as a geologist in Texas Petroleum Company, British Petroleum company, SAIC and Operations Manager for the Andean Region for Halliburton. During the same period of time Miss Ponguta started her first company called Geologia Sistematizada Limitada in which she served as a president for 20 years. After moving to Canada Miss Ponguta continued her career as a General Manager in AGAT laboratories, then moving to Core Laboratories as a Senior Project Manager and as a Senior Geologist for ENI Canada. Sonia served on the board of directors for Petroleo La Plata Inc. a privately held Canadian exploration and Production Corporation with business focus in Argentina, Colombia and Western Canada and for Soloro Energy a privately held Canadian exploration and Production Corporation with business focus in Colombia, North Africa and Western Canada. In 2009 Miss Ponguta founded Geo Oil Energy SAS (GOE International) a Canadian – Colombian company where she acts as president & CEO

Iván Reyes

Business Manager

Geologist and Systems Engineer from the Universidad Nacional de Colombia and Universidad Autónoma respectively. Specialist in Project Management and Master in geological resources management. More than 25 years of experience in the hydrocarbon industry mainly as an E&P business developer and in applied technology. Led projects mainly in Mexico, US GOM, Colombia, Peru and Ecuador, from the definition of strategies to position the company in new areas or countries, identification and analysis of investment opportunities, participation in bidding rounds, to the completion of oil contracts. Ability to analyze business processes and multidisciplinary technical, contractual, environmental, technological and economic information and integrate interdisciplinary teams to identify, evaluate, structure, promote, negotiate and manage opportunities for the capture or divestment of assets or exploration and production companies. At Geo Oil Energy, as Business Development Manager, we identify and develop opportunities to implement our technologies and expertise in improving the business processes of our current and potential customers.

Juan Carlos Caicedo


Geologist from Universidad Nacional with a Master's Degree in Science - Geology from the same University. Regional Geologist, with more than twenty-six years of professional experience especially in Planning, Coordination and Direction of Geology, Geomorphology, Hydrogeology and Environmental Projects, for the development of Oil - Gas and Mining projects. Expert in the description and analysis of sedimentary rocks, geological cartography, regional geology, stratigraphy, sedimentary basins analysis, tectonic-stratigraphic studies of sedimentary basins with integration of petrographic, biostratigraphic, geochemical, petrophysical, radiometric and thermochronological data. Stratigraphy and cartography projects developed in almost all sedimentary basins in Colombia: Valle Superior del Magdalena, Cordillera Oriental, Valle Inferior del Magdalena, Piedemonte Llanero, Valle Medio del Magdalena, Cesar Ranchería, Urabá, Pacífico Colombiano, Cauca Patía, Guajira y – Caguán Putumayo.

Jose Manuel Rosado

Senior Geomatics Engineer

Catastral and Geodesy Engineer, Specialization in Senior Management with updated studies in Direction, evaluation and project management. Extensive experience in Property Management, Commercial Property Appraisal, Geodesy and Bathymetry. I have developed the Coordination of massive and punctual projects for companies like IGAC, Ludycom, Temporary Consortiums and the Judiciary.
Analytical and proactive within highly demanding environments, with identity towards timely decision making and teamwork. Guided by strategies and objectives motivated to achieve with diligence, honesty and responsibility.

Daniel Navarrete


Geologist from the National University of Colombia. With experience in project evaluation; seismic interpretation, finding exploration prospects, correlation of wells taking into account electrical and lithological records. Trained in data management for geological data loading. Experience in Computer Science for geology and geophysics using programming languages such as Python and C++, performing and analyzing synthetic seismograms.
In Geo Oil Energy as a Geologist I am responsible for the support and maintenance of geological and geophysical solutions.

Juan Diego Bohórquez

Geologist / GIS Developer and Integrator

Geologist from the Industrial University of Santander, with experience in the management of geographic information systems as a consultant in multidisciplinary projects within the areas of geology, geophysics, cartography and land use planning. Trained in information technology and full stack programming handling various languages such as Python, Javascript and Java, as well as spatial database technologies (PostgreSQL + PostGIS) applied to the geospatial sector and web development.
At Geo Oil Energy as a Geologist / GIS Developer and Integrator I am responsible for the support of our geospatial solutions such as Global Mapper, FME Desktop and Server and Geoexpress, as well as the development and maintenance of the SaaS GOE Web Mapping solution.