Ecopetrol CEO Says Sabotage Output Loss Fell Below 6,000 BPD

Co. is losing fewer than 6,000 barrels a day to infrastructure attacks by guerrillas, down from 10,000 barrels earlier this year, CEO Javier Gutierrez said today * “The attacks have fallen significantly and gradually the impact on production has been decreasing,” Gutierrez said today in Bogota, according to an audio recording sent by the company.

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