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

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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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