The complaint filed by Assemblyman Clever Jimenez regarding the sale of crude to Petrochina, and thus the Comptroller did investigate and has now been discovered that these negotiations have cost Ecuador a loss of $ 39.9 million (two contracts), amount that was loss for setting prizes below the market rates set by the company Petroecuador.
The Comptroller issued its final report in March, where they presented the conducted research from January 1, 2009 to November 2010, it also includes 2,009,433 contracts for 2 years for a total of 69.9 million barrels of crude Oriente and Napo. And the 2010253 contract, for four years involving 53.6 million barrels of crude Oriente and Napo.
In his complaint, Jimenez asked the Comptroller, the Embassy of the United States, the Internal Revenue Service (SRI) and the Legal Secretariat of the Presidency, to inquire the alleged businesses of oil companies maintained by Taurus Petroleum regarding the oil of Petrochina. To do this, Jimenez presented over 300 bank transfers, of the company Tauros Naparina Corp., which belongs to the businessman Enrique Cadena Marin.
Jimenez refers to the “oil czar,” a term that has received Cadena for his business with oil, and the president of the National Finance Corporation (CFN), Camilo Saman. The letter of Jimenez to the Comptroller, states that the Comesa company, owned by the family of Saman, owed a debt to Filanbanco, in which Saman was guarantor. Days before the possession of Rafael Correa, Juan Saman Abud paid the full balance of the debt with a check for $ 3,803 from Decorplan with deposit certificates in the name of Gilbert Jara García, assigned to Comesa, for $ 35 273.43. Jara García, was employed by Naparina, a company that belongs to Enrique Cadena.