New oil discovered in north-eastern Colombia

An oil firm has made a new discovery in north-eastern Columbia. Ecopetrol has reported the Boranda-1 well in Rionegro has found medium crude at a depth of 3,657 meters, in four intervals of oil sands with a total thickness of 40 metres. Ecopetrol holds a 50% interest in the Playón block, of which the Boranda-1 […]

Oil firm in anti-terror trial

The fourth largest oil company in South America has trialled a new simulation software in a bid to improve its response to attacks on its pipelines. Ecopetrol assigned a crisis management team to participate in a training exercise to test the reaction time to the attacks and co-ordination with the Colombian Army. Guerrilla groups have […]