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2013-05-09 20:22:42

BOGOTA, Colombia, May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ecopetrol S.A. (BVC: ECOPETROL; NYSE: EC; TSX: ECP) announces that its Board of Directors approved the allocation of an extra US$502 million for the modernization project of its Cartagena Refinery in 2013. The decision was made after the management team of Reficar asked for the additional funds based on an estimated budget of US$6,467 million. The modernization of the refinery is expected to make the refinery a strategic asset for the energy...

2013-02-12 20:20:11

CARTAGENA DE INDIAS, Colombia, February 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- After a record breaking event in Cartagena, which saw over 400 delegates in attendance Sociedad Aeroportuaria de la Costa S.A (SACSA) have handed the event over to El Salvador the host destination of the 7th Routes Americas event which will take place in early 2014. The Honourable Minister of Tourism Mr. Jose Napoleon Duarte Duran was instrumental in securing the hosting of the 2014 event which will welcome...

2013-02-07 08:20:34

MANCHESTER, England, February 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Region's Top Twenty Carriers to Attend Cartagena Event Routes Americas 2013, which will take place in Cartagena, Colombia from 10-12 February, will see the strongest airline list ever assembled at the event. For the first time, the top 20 scheduled carriers in the Americas will all be in attendance. Participation in the event is boosted by growing passenger numbers and air links across the region, triggered by...

2012-07-02 06:20:29

NEW YORK, July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU) plans to add another Caribbean gem to its network: Cartagena, the vibrant city on Colombia's Caribbean coast. Starting on November 2, 2012, subject to receipt of government approval, travelers will be able to fly to and from New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport three times per week - the only nonstop service between New York and Cartagena. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110404/NY76997LOGO)...

2009-11-30 16:00:00

BOGOTA, Colombia, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE: EC) attaches hereto an announcement made by its subsidiary, Refineria de Cartagena S.A., on November 25, 2009 regarding the appointment of Chicago, Bridge & Iron (CB&I) as the leading contractor for the expansion of the Cartagena Refinery. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090209/ARM001LOGO ) Ecopetrol is Colombia's largest integrated oil company and is among the top 40 oil companies in...

2009-10-22 20:17:00

BOGOTA, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ecopetrol S.A. attaches hereto an announcement made by its subsidiary Refineria de Cartagena S.A. on October 21, 2009 regarding the project to expand and modernize the Cartagena refinery. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090209/ARM001LOGO ) Ecopetrol is Colombia's largest integrated oil company and is among the top 40 oil companies in the world and the four largest oil companies in Latin America. Besides Colombia, where it...

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2009-02-04 20:43:04

Recording artist Marc Anthony will perform during a short concert tour in Colombia, featuring stops at the annual Manizales festival and in Cartagena. Colombia Reports said the performer is expected to arrive in Colombia Thursday. It was unclear whether his singer-actress wife, Jennifer Lopez, planned to accompany him. Anthony reportedly requested that a Playstation 3 game system and a nearly life-size statue of Jesus Christ be placed in his dressing rooms during his stay in the country.

2007-11-28 09:00:53

CB&I (NYSE:CBI) announced that it has been awarded a contract by Refinería de Cartagena S.A. for a refinery expansion project in Cartagena, Colombia. CB&I will perform the engineering, procurement and construction on the expansion project, including adding 14 new processing units. The expansion is designed to increase processing capacity at the fully integrated oil refinery from 80,000 barrels of crude oil per day to a total capacity of 150,000 barrels per...

2006-01-26 14:08:19

By Jason Webb CARTAGENA, Colombia (Reuters) - Novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez wouldn't travel to Wales to the Hay literary festival -- so the annual bookfest dubbed "the Woodstock of the mind" has gone to him in his native Colombia. The idea of bringing an offshoot of the festival held in the Welsh town of Hay-on-Wye to the beautiful, colonial walled city of Cartagena was suggested by Mexican novelist Carlos Fuentes, who told festival founder Peter Florence that that was the only...