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- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
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- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
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- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
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- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
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Highlights

Ecopetrol S.A. (Ecopetrol) is a vertically integrated oil and gas company. The company explores for develops produces oil and gas, refines crude oil to produce petroleum products, and transports petroleum products. Ecopetrol owns and operates refineries that produce a wide range of refined products, such as gasoline, diesel, kerosene, liquefied petroleum gas, and petrochemicals, including paraffin waxes, lube base oils, aromatics, and asphalts, among others. It transports crude oil, motor fuels, fuel oil and other refined products including diesel and biofuels. The company has operational presence in Colombia, Peru, Brazil, Angola and the US Gulf Coast. It is majority owned by the Republic of Colombia. Ecopetrol is headquartered in Bogota, Colombia.

Ecopetrol S.A. Key Recent Developments

May 23, 2015: Indian Ministry Of Petroleum & Natural Gas: Visit Of Minister Of State(I/C) For Petroleum And Natural Gas Shri Dharmendra Pradhan To Colombia
May 13, 2015: Ecopetrol To Restart Operations At Cartagena Refinery In October Or November 2015
May 12, 2015: Ecopetrol Announces Results For The First Quarter Of 2015
Apr 22, 2015: Ecopetrol Announces That The Supreme Court Of The Netherlands Has Ruled In Its Favor In The Llanos Oil Exploration Case
Apr 22, 2015: Ecopetrol Board Of Directors Approves Membership Of Committees

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Table Of Contents

Ecopetrol S.A. (ECOPETROL) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
Table of Contents
Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
Ecopetrol S.A. - Key Facts 6
Ecopetrol S.A. - Key Employees 7
Ecopetrol S.A. - Key Employee Biographies 8
Ecopetrol S.A. - Major Products and Services 9
Ecopetrol S.A. - Key Operational Summary 10
Ecopetrol S.A. - History 11
Ecopetrol S.A. - Locations And Subsidiaries 17
Head Office 17
Other Locations and Subsidiaries 17
Joint Venture 18
Section 2 - Company Analysis 19
Ecopetrol S.A. - Business Description 19
Business Description - Exploration and Production 19
Exploration and Production - Overview 19
Exploration and Production - Production 19
Exploration and Production - Financials 20
Business Description - Refining and Petrochemical 20
Refining and Petrochemical - Overview 20
Refining and Petrochemical - Production 20
Refining and Petrochemical - Financials 20
Business Description - Transportation and Logistics 20
Transportation and Logistics - Overview 20
Transportation and Logistics - Financials 21
Ecopetrol S.A. - Corporate Strategy 22
Ecopetrol S.A. - SWOT Analysis 23
SWOT Analysis - Overview 23
Ecopetrol S.A. - Strengths 23
Strength - Strong Reserve Replacement Ratio 23
Strength - Vertically Integrated Business Operations 23
Strength - Leading Oil and Gas Producer: Colombia 23
Ecopetrol S.A. - Weaknesses 24
Weakness - Increasing Costs 24
Ecopetrol S.A. - Opportunities 25
Opportunity - SCA Refining Industry 25
Opportunity - Increasing Demand for Petroleum Products 25
Opportunity - Refinery Expansion 25
Ecopetrol S.A. - Threats 26
Threat - Variation in Crude Slate Quality 26
Threat - Declining Oil Prices 26
Threat - Exploration Production and Development Risks 26
Ecopetrol S.A. - Key Competitors 27
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 28
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 28
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 29
Performance Chart 31
Financial Performance 31
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 32
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 33
Section 4 - Company's Oil and Gas, Power Financial Deals and Alliances 34
Ecopetrol S.A., Oil and Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 34
Ecopetrol S.A., Oil and Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 35
Ecopetrol S.A., Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 36
Ecopetrol S.A., Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 37
Ecopetrol S.A., Recent Deals Summary 38
Section 5 - Company's Recent Developments 39
May 23, 2015: Indian Ministry Of Petroleum and Natural Gas: Visit Of Minister Of State(I/C) For Petroleum And Natural Gas Shri Dharmendra Pradhan To Colombia 39
May 13, 2015: Ecopetrol To Restart Operations At Cartagena Refinery In October Or November 2015 40
May 12, 2015: Ecopetrol Announces Results For The First Quarter Of 2015 41
Apr 22, 2015: Ecopetrol Announces That The Supreme Court Of The Netherlands Has Ruled In Its Favor In The Llanos Oil Exploration Case 42
Apr 22, 2015: Ecopetrol Board Of Directors Approves Membership Of Committees 43
Apr 20, 2015: Ecopetrol shuts down Cano Limon oil pipeline in Colombia due to bomb attack 44
Apr 07, 2015: Baron Oil: NBM Field Update 45
Apr 06, 2015: Ecopetrol Shuts Cano Limon Oil Pipeline In Colombia After Bomb Attack 46
Mar 19, 2015: Ecopetrol Doubles Transandino Pipeline Capacity In Colombia With $2.9m Pumping Station 47
Mar 13, 2015: Pacific Rubiales And Ecopetrol Announce Mutual Decision Not To Extend Rubiales Field Contract 48
Section 6 - Appendix 49
Methodology 49
Ratio Definitions 49
About GlobalData 53
Contact Us 53
Disclaimer 53

List of Tables
Ecopetrol S.A., Key Facts 6
Ecopetrol S.A., Key Employees 7
Ecopetrol S.A., Key Employee Biographies 8
Ecopetrol S.A., Major Products and Services 9
Ecopetrol S.A., Key Operational Summary, 2011 10
Ecopetrol S.A., History 11
Ecopetrol S.A., Other Locations 17
Ecopetrol S.A., Subsidiaries 17
Ecopetrol S.A., Joint Venture 18
Ecopetrol S.A., Key Competitors 27
Ecopetrol S.A., Ratios based on current share price 28
Ecopetrol S.A., Annual Ratios 29
Ecopetrol S.A., Interim Ratios 32
Ecopetrol S.A., Oil and Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 34
Ecopetrol S.A., Oil and Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 35
Ecopetrol S.A., Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 36
Ecopetrol S.A., Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 37
Ecopetrol S.A., Recent Deals Summary 38
Currency Codes 49
Units 49
Capital Market Ratios 49
Equity Ratios 50
Profitability Ratios 50
Cost Ratios 51
Liquidity Ratios 51
Leverage Ratios 52
Efficiency Ratios 52

List of Figures
Ecopetrol S.A., Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 31
Ecopetrol S.A., Ratio Charts 33
Ecopetrol S.A., Oil and Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 34
Ecopetrol S.A., Oil and Gas, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 35
Ecopetrol S.A., Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 36
Ecopetrol S.A., Power, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 37

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