Colombia’s Transandino oil pipeline hit by bomb attack

Colombian state-run oil firm Ecopetrol SA stated on Sunday a bomb attack on the Transandino pipeline precipitated spillage in southwestern Narino near the border with Ecuador.

The pipeline was not working on Saturday through the attack, the primary this 12 months. There had been 16 assaults in 2018, the corporate stated.

Ecopetrol didn’t say who was liable for the bombing or when the pipeline would return to service.

The 306-km (190-mile) Trasandino pipeline has capability to move about 85,000 barrels of crude day by day from fields in Putumayo Province to the Pacific Ocean port of Tumaco, from the place it’s exported.