Equion (former BP Colombia, now joint venture Ecopetrol & Repsol)

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9 June 2020
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La ONG colombiana Corporación Colectivo de Abogados José Alvear Restrepo (CCAJAR) presentó un informe sobre patrones de conducta empresarial durante el conflicto armado, para brindar a la Comisión para el Esclarecimiento de la Verdad, la Convivencia y...

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8 June 2020

Colombia: NGOs submit report on patters of business conduct during the conflict to the Truth Commission

The Colombian NGO Corporación Colectivo de Abogados José Alvear Restrepo (CCAJAR) submitted a report on patterns of business conduct during the internal armed conflict to provide the Commission for the Clarification of Truth, Coexistence and Non...

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7 June 2020
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Author: Equion

...En cuanto al informe que nos comparten y respecto del cual agradecemos su contacto permitiendo pronunciarnos, nos permitimos hacer las siguientes precisiones: ...✓ En 2010 BP vendió la totalidad de sus acciones a Ecopetrol S.A. y Talisman Colombia...

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31 December 2016

Leigh Day hit with £27 million indemnity costs order in Colombian pipeline case

Author: David Bowden, David Bowden Law (UK)

...Stuart-Smith J dismissed all claims in July 2016...against BP Exploration Company (Colombia) Limited in relation to damage which Colombian farmers claimed they had suffered...The claimants’ cases were funded by means of a ‘no win, no fee’ agreements...

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10 August 2016

Judgment handed down in long-running class action regarding the Ocensa pipeline in Colombia

Author: Herbert Smith Freehills – Litigation notes (UK)

[T]he High Court has rejected claims by a group of Colombian Farmers in relation to the construction of the Ocensa pipeline in Colombia during the mid-1990s...Broadly, the claims were that the damage had been caused to the claimants' properties from...

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26 July 2016

Florez Arroyo et al. v. Equion Energia (ex-BP Exploration Company)

Author: High Court of Justice (UK)

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16 October 2014

Colombian Farmers Take BP To UK Court Over Oil Pipeline

Author: Brianna Lee, International Business Times

A group of Colombian farmers this week began legal proceedings against…BP over allegations that an oil pipeline caused serious damage to their land and crops. The case is one of the largest international environmental lawsuits of its kind and marks the...

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11 October 2014

Colombian farmers sue BP over oil pipeline’s alleged impact

Author: Jane Croft, Financial Times (UK)

BP is being sued for environmental damage that Colombian farmers allege the oil group caused to their land by building a pipeline. The case, which opens at the High Court this week, is being brought by 73 peasant farmers known as “campesinos”, who are...

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