Trans-Ecuadorian Oil Pipeline System (SOTE)

Oil spill would reach Brazilian waters

Yesterday, the Brazilian Foreign Ministry reported in a statement, that the Government of the neighboring country is on alert for the possible arrival in its territory of the oil slick which was produced by the break of the Trans-Ecuadorian Oil Pipeline  System (SOTE), in El...
Petroecuador staff continues to make repairs

Peru would take legal action by oil contamination

The Minister of the Environment of Peru, Manuel Pulgar Vidal, reported that it does not rule out to take actions in order to obtain compensation from those responsible by the slick of oil in Ecuador that extended to its territory, and has affected 32 communities in the border of...
Oil slicks are seen in the Coca and Napo rivers

In coca the drinkable water shortage becomes critical due to the oil contamination

The rain that fell in the early hours of today, over the provinces of Orellana and Sucumbios, calmed down the current situation in this jurisdiction, due to the crisis caused by the  lack of drinking water in the city of Coca and other towns, because of the pollution in the Coca...
An oil slick can be seen in the Napo River

Contamination by the rupture of the SOTE extends in Orellana

The Committee’s Emerging Operations (COE) of the province of Orellana, decided to expand the health emergency for all its jurisdiction, due to the contamination of water by the spill of oil caused for the break of the Trans- Ecuadorian pipeline system (SOTE), which was the...

Spilled oil extends to Peruvian waters

Marco Calvopiña, Manager of Petroecuador, reported that the company asked the  Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ecuador to notice the Peruvian Government over the possible arrival into its territory of an oil slick that is expanding trough the Napo River as a result of the break of...