Ecopetrol to Explore Central American Market

The short-term increase in natural gas production will define the need to explore new export markets.

Friday, July 30, 2010

Ecopetrol's vice president in charge of Downstream products, Claudia Castellanos, indicated in an online press conference that the company is looking at, "Caribbean markets, particularly Jamaica, the Dominican Republic and Panama".

Portafolio.com.co reports that the executive went on to say, "given the volumes, which are too small to justify liquefaction plants, it is envisaged that compressed gas will transported the short distances required".



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