Court Orders Ecopetrol to Halt La Gabarra E&P

Colombia's constitutional court ordered state oil firm Ecopetrol temporarily to halt exploration and production activities in La Gabarra in Norte de Santander department, according to company officials and local media.

Newspaper La Republica reported the ruling on Thursday, saying it was to protect the indigenous Motilon Bari.

Company officials at Ecopetrol headquarters in Bogota confirmed the court's decision to BNamericas but declined to provide additional details.

Visit BNamericas to access our real-time news reports, 10-year archive, Fact File company database, and latest research reports. Click here for a Free two week trial to our Latin America Oil & Gas information service.

Events  SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTER

Our Privacy Pledge
SUBSCRIBE


Most Popular Articles


From the Career Center
Jobs that may interest you
Contract Administrator
Expertise: Contracts Engineer
Location: Nederland, TX
 
Counsel/Senior Counsel
Expertise: Legal
Location: San Ramon, CA
 
Case Specialist II Job
Expertise: Business Analyst|Legal|Regulatory Compliance
Location: Denver, CO
 
search for more jobs

Brent Crude Oil : $55.86/BBL 0.73%
Light Crude Oil : $52.64/BBL 0.51%
Natural Gas : $3.42/MMBtu 0.00%
Updated in last 24 hours