Ecopetrol Plans to Drill Up To Five Offshore Colombia Wells

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Ecopetrol S.A. has announced plans to drill up to five offshore Colombia exploration wells in the Caribbean Sea. The first scheduled well, #1-Molusco, will be in Block RC9 near the La Guajira Peninsula. Ecopetrol is the operator of the RC9 Block and #1-Molusco well with 50% interest in partnership with the Oil and Natural Gas Corp. holding the remaining 50%. In 2015, Petrobras announced a nearby gas discovery in the Caribbean Sea at #1-Orca in the Tayrona Block. Ecopetrol is based in Bogota.