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Second attack on Ecopetrol pipeline in less than eight days

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 Category: Security & Public

After the January 4 attack on the Coveñas-Cano Limón pipeline in the Arauca department, Ecopetrol began manual oil extraction in the Arauca River. According to the company about 150 people are working on decontamination. Edward Portillo, departmental coordinator of the committee on risk management, told Caracol Radio “the extraction is with buckets and cans, and then Ecopetrol collects the crude and burns it”.

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