RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Government of Ecuador said today that it declared force majeure on its crude oil exports and production contracts after ongoing erosion in its Amazon region forced a halt to pump in two pipelines last week.
The declaration will allow the implementation of action and contingency plans to minimize the measure's impact, the Energy Ministry said in a statement.
The decision is taken because the advance of the erosion in the Piedra Fina river . . .