Ecopetrol Reports On Sanction By ANLA

(Ecopetrol, 30.Apr.2021) — Ecopetrol S.A., informs that the National Authority on Environmental Licensing (ANLA), through Resolution No. 754 of 2021, declared the company responsible for carrying out works, during the construction phase of the hydrocarbon transportation system of the Poliducto Andino project, that would not have been covered by the environmental management plan.

Therefore, the ANLA decided to impose on Ecopetrol a fine of COP$ 1,308,670,854. The sanction does not constitute a final decision within the framework of the administrative sanctioning process. The company can appeal this decision, and will make the appropriate filing within the required legal timeframe.