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Increasing thefts at La Cira Infantas

Ecopetrol (NYSE: EC) reported a serious situation in La Cira Infantas field.

Thursday, June 9th, 2022
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The pandemic – or at least the panic – ends in Colombia

The pandemic – or at least the panic – ends in Colombia

On May 1st2021, the Colombian government lifted most restrictions related to Covid-19. It also stopped issuing daily statistical bulletins. Two years and two months after it began, the pandemic seems to be over in Colombia. We assume (hope) that this will, therefore, be our last publication of these statistics and we only do so because they show the complete course of the disease in Colombia.

Monday, May 9th, 2022
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ELN armed strike

ELN developed a national armed strike.

Monday, February 28th, 2022
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Plan to improve security in Arauca

Authorities held a security council with the goal of creating a strategy to improve security conditions in Arauca.

Wednesday, February 16th, 2022
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ECP contractor released

Ecopetrol (NYSE: EC) confirmed that contractor Diego Fernando Lozano was released after spending 22 days kidnapped.

Tuesday, February 8th, 2022
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Attack on oil tanker trucks in Caquetá

A caravan of tanker trucks was attacked with rifle fire while traveling on the road that connects the municipalities of San Vicente del Caguán with Puerto Rico, northern Caquetá.

Thursday, January 27th, 2022
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Attack at La Cira Infantas

Ecopetrol (NYSE: EC) said that the La Cira Infantas field suffered a terrorist attack.

Tuesday, January 25th, 2022
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Oil worker kidnapped

An employee of the consulting firm Consultec, in the service of Ecopetrol (NYSE: EC), was kidnapped on January 13th, in Tibú (Norte de Santander).

Monday, January 17th, 2022
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Oil theft and criminal groups

Theft from oil pipelines in Colombia is booming as criminal gangs look to replace dwindling supplies of smuggled Venezuelan gasoline for use in the drug trade.

Thursday, November 11th, 2021
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Coveñas / Caño Limón getting complicated again

Coveñas / Caño Limón getting complicated again

Before the peace agreement with the Farc we kept statistics on security incidents that occurred near oil infrastructure. We stopped collecting the statistics when incidents fell off dramatically (or the press stopped reporting them). But now things are getting complicated in Catatumbo especially and a reader asked if we had any uptime statistics on the Coveñas /Caño Limón (CCL) pipeline which passes through some of the ‘hot spots’.

Monday, November 1st, 2021
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