Ecopetrol rectifies false information published on a third-party site


Bogotá – Colombia, March 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Ecopetrol SA (BVC: ECOPETROL; NYSE: EC) informs that the March 17, 2022he became aware of some false information published on a now deactivated website (, which aimed to give Colombians the opportunity to access the benefits of the Company by investing COP 960,000 in cryptocurrency for trading an instrument called “Bitcoin Ecopetrol” and which would generate COP 20,000,000 profit in a week. This information is false and Ecopetrol was in no way affiliated with this information or this website.

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In this respect, Ecopetrol SA indicates that any news, communication and/or publication made in the mass media, relating to: I) the existence of an investment program promoted, directed, guaranteed and/or sponsored by Ecopetrol SA through the marketing of crypto-currencies or similar programs; ii) the existence of an investment scheme guaranteeing a minimum return on investments in crypto-currencies or similar schemes issued or structured by Ecopetrol SA; iii) the approval and promotion of investment plans in cryptocurrencies or similar figures by legal representatives or administrators of Ecopetrol SA and/or iv) the participation of the CEO of Ecopetrol SA in investment operations in crypto-currencies or similar, is false and does not constitute information whose dissemination the Company has authorized or approved either within the framework of its role as issuer of securities securities, either under the laws and regulations that govern Ecopetrol SA

Information on Ecopetrol SA as an issuer of securities in the local and international capital markets is only available on the Ecopetrol website by accessing the links related to the issuance program and fixed income securities, as well that through Ecopetrol’s reports to the Superintendence of Finance of Colombia and the Securities and Exchange Commission of United States.

All report URLs on Form 6-K are intended to be inactive textual references only. It is not intended to be an active hyperlink to our website or any other website. Information on such website, which may be accessed through a hyperlink resulting from such URL, is not and shall not be deemed to be incorporated herein on Form 6-K.


Ecopetrol is the largest company in Colombia and one of the leading integrated energy companies in the Americas, with more than 17,000 employees. In Colombia, it is responsible for more than 60% of the hydrocarbon production of most of the transport, logistics and hydrocarbon refining systems, and holds leading positions in the petrochemical and gas distribution segments. With the acquisition of 51.4% of the shares of ISA, the company participates in the transport of energy, the management of real-time systems (XM) and the Barranquilla – Cartagena coastal highway concession. Internationally, Ecopetrol holds interests in strategic basins on the American continent, with drilling and exploration activities in United States (Permian Basin and the Gulf of Mexico), Braziland Mexicoand, through ISA and its subsidiaries, Ecopetrol holds leading positions in the power transmission sector in Brazil, Chile, Peruand Bolivia, road concessions in Chile, and the telecommunications sector. This press release contains statements of business outlook, estimates of operating and financial results and statements relating to Ecopetrol’s growth prospects. These are all projections and as such are based solely on executives’ expectations regarding the future of the company and their continued access to capital to fund the company’s business plan. The achievement of such estimates in the future depends on the behavior of market conditions, regulations, competition, the performance of the Colombian economy and the industry, among other factors, and is therefore subject to change without prior notice.

This release contains statements that may be deemed forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the US Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the US Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. All forward-looking statements, whether made in this release or in future filings or press releases or orally, address matters that involve risks and uncertainties, including with respect to the company’s growth prospects. and its continued access to capital to fund the company’s business plan. , among others. Accordingly, changes in the following factors, among others, could cause actual results to differ materially from those included in the forward-looking statements: market prices for oil and gas, our exploration and production activities, market conditions, applicable regulations, stock exchange rates, the competitiveness of the Company and the performance of Colombia economy and industry, to name a few. We do not intend and assume no obligation to update these forward-looking statements.

For more information please contact:

Head of Capital Markets
Tatiana Uribe Benninghoff
E-mail: [email protected]

Corporate Communications Manager
Mauricio Tellez
Email: [email protected]



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