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Oil pipeline attack leads to environmental damage in Colombia

Posted On: Mar. 8, 2023 9:40 AM CST

Colombia-based oil firm Ecopetrol SA said that unknown assailants attacked a pipeline with explosives near its refinery in Barrancabermeja, causing environmental damage from spilled oil, Reuters reported. The company has suspended the pipeline, however, the production was not hampered. The assailants also attacked a water line that runs to a dehydration plant.