Colombia's No. 2 oil pipeline shut after bomb attacks: Ecopetrol




 
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October 7th, 2013  
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Topic: Colombia's No. 2 oil pipeline shut after bomb attacks: Ecopetrol


BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia's second most important oil pipeline, the Cano Limon-Covenas, has been temporarily shut down after three bomb attacks, state oil company Ecopetrol said on Monday, explosions the security forces attributed to leftist guerrillas. The closure of the 780-km (484 mile) 80,000 barrel-per-day (bpd) pipeline owned by Ecopetrol did not immediately affect exports or oil production by U.S. oil producer Occidental Petroleum Corp, which feeds crude into the pipeline from a field it operates near the Venezuelan border. ...

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