BNamericas provides a roundup of principal sector developments.
The CNPE will now have four additional representatives.
The firm's assets include the Amaralina Star, Laguna Star and Brava Star drilling rigs.
Update from Rio Negro Province, Argentina
Max Torres, the CEO of Colombian oil startup Selva Energy, speaks to BNamericas about the company's growth plans in the second of a two-part interview.
The announcement followed talks between presidents Maduro and Putin in Moscow on Thursday.