(Energy Analytics Institute, 24.Jun.2016, Clifford Fingers III) – EP PetroEcuador turned over formal activities related to the containment, cleaning and monitoring along the Daule river, kilometer 24 in the Merced sector of Guayaquil to the company Balsasud Balsera Sudamericana, reported the state oil company in an official statement on its website.
On June 21, 2016 PetroEcuador announced that it had lent a helping hand to water company Interagua and Citizens Security Committee to control a fuel spill in the Daule River.
The spill of Fuel Oil No. 4 occurred when the fuel was being transported by a private tanker owned by Balsasud Balsera Sudamericana.
PetroEcuador assisted by sending technical personnel from its Security, Health and Environment department along with others from other departments to assist with the cleanup process.