Thursday, October 5, 2023

New attacks have been reported against the Cano Limon-Covenas pipeline.

On the night of this Tuesday, May 30, a new attack was reported on the structure of the Cano Limón-Coveñas oil pipeline, located in the village of La Pava, in the municipality of Cervena, Department of Arauca, where a strong attack occurred. The presence of dissidents from the ELN and the FARC. No human harm has yet occurred, only of a physical and environmental nature.

This situation caused Senit, a subsidiary of the Ecopetrol group, to activate an emergency plan to contain the serious oil spill left by the explosion, with the support of the National Army, which closed the perimeter and the grounds. so that technical personnel can enter to repair the structure.

Similarly, a hydrocarbon company is executing an environmental contingency plan in the wake of a massive oil spill in the area, while uniformed officers gather clues that allow them to find those responsible for the incident.

This is the eighth attack in the region so far in 2023, which Senit and Ecopetrol have already rejected, and called for an end to hostilities against the pipeline infrastructure, as these attacks put security at risk. Have given. who work there.

Other attacks against Cano Limon-Coveñas

The national hydrocarbon company, Ecopetrol, and its subsidiary Senit have condemned what would be the eighth attack so far in 2023, where it is believed to have been perpetrated by groups outside the law in much of the region.

Five of them have been registered as attacks on infrastructure, and the others for illegal extraction of hydrocarbons on behalf of illegal valve installations.

“The installation of illegal valves to attack and steal hydrocarbons leads to oil spills that affect streams, rivers, soil, vegetation, plots and crops, whose clean-up and recovery work against the work done by illegal armed groups. Harassment makes it difficult. Activities”, Ecopetrol said in response to the situation.

In addition to rejecting frequent attacks by illegal armed groups against the community, energy mining sector and public force. He condoled the death of a non-commissioned officer of the army in Tam.

The country’s major oil company voiced its disapproval of such an action, condoling the death of the army non-commissioned officer.

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