Ecopetrol, formerly known asEmpresa Colombiana de PetrleosS.A.(English: Colombian Petroleum Co. *) (* Not to be confused with the US owned and operated Colombian Petroleum Co. (COLPET) and sister company South American Gulf Oil Co. (SAGOC) dating to the 1930s which were taken over by the state owned Ecopetrol in the 1970s) is the largest and primary petroleum company inColombia. As a result of its continuous growth, Ecopetrol forms part of theFortune Global 500and is ranked 303,it belongs to the group of the 25 largest petroleum companies in the world, and it is one of the four principal petroleum companies inLatin America.
Sector: Oil & Energy
Year Established: 1951