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Ecuador lifts the “force majeure” cause after recovering its oil production

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Government of Ecuador announced on Wednesday that it is lifting the "force majeure" cause it applied last December 12 to suspend crude oil exports due to works in two oil pipelines threatened by a natural erosion phenomenon.

The Ministry of Energy issued a resolution by which it lifted the "force majeure" situation, declared for the paralyzation of the oil pipelines threatened by the regressive erosion in the Piedra Fina river, in the Amazonian province of Napo, near where the pipelines pass.

This resolution was issued once the state-owned Sistema de Oleoducto Transecuatoriano (SOTE) and . . .

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