The new attack against the Caño Limón-Coveñas oil line pipe



According to Ecopetrol, to date this year, 84 attacks were made against the structure, and 66 in North of Santander, 12 in Arauca and six at a Boyacá occur.

There is a new attack Oil pipe Chaño Limón-Coveñas, one of the largest in the country. As a result of the case, made by strangers, there was a great deal of water in two rivers and its; stone of the Boyacá division in the middle.

The attack took place in the & # 39; La Cañaguata route, The in the town of Cubará, and created the oil spill in "dry pipes and further in the La Gaitana stream and in the Róyota and Araucan rivers", details of Ecopetrol state oil company in a statement.

In this situation, his company sent an activity emergency plan which includes protection to & # 39; including Araucan water tank, the capital of the region with the same name and is bordered by Venezuela.

"Due to the attacks made in the past weeks, the Arauquita town was already protected," said the report.

On November 12th, another attack on Caño Limón-Coveñas in the Arauca division created an oil spill that affected at least three rural ants.

(You may be interested: Ecopetrol's emergency action plan for four attacks)

Two days before, a similar event happened to the town Cedeño in North of Santander (north east), which was given to the guerrillas National Liberation Army, ELN.

On November 8, unidentified people attacked an oil pipe line in the rural area of ​​Boyacá (center), what caused the fire in a nearby forest.

According to Ecopetrol, to date in 2018, 84 attacks were made against Caño Limón-Coveñas, which happened 66 in the north of Santander, 12 in Arauca and six at Boyacá.

In 2017, the ELN was made 62 attacks against Caño Limón-Coveñas that gave him more 20,000 barrels of oil spilled, according to the data released by the Attorney General's Office in the last March.


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