Residents are demanding the company hire local workers, according to reports, which added that Andes produces 50,000-60,000b/d in the area.
Company officials are trying to negotiate with protestors, reports said.
Earlier this year, saboteurs attacked a pipeline from Andes Petroleum's Tarapoa block to a Lago Agrio storage station.
Canadian oil firm EnCana (NYSE: ECA) in February this year closed the sale of its Ecuadorian oil and pipeline interests to Andes Petroleum for roughly US$1.42bn.
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