BOGOTA, Colombia, July 7, 2017 /CNW/ -- In accordance with paragraph 10 of point b) of article 18.104.22.168.5. Of Decree 2555 of 2010, Ecopetrol S.A. (BVC: ECOPETROL; NYSE: EC) Informs that Dr. Joaquín Moreno Uribe, member of the Board of Directors of Ecopetrol S.A., sold on June 30, 2017,127,988 shares of Ecopetrol S.A. of his property.
The authorization for this sale was granted by the Board of Directors of Ecopetrol S.A. in the meeting of June 23, 2017, with the favorable vote of all the members of the board, excluding the seller. This sale was made for reasons other than speculation.
This release contains statements that may be considered forward looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the U.S. Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the U.S. Securities Exchange Act of 1934. 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 in respect of the Company's prospects for growth and its ongoing access to capital to fund the Company's business plan, among others. Consequently, changes in the following factors, among others, could cause actual results to differ materially from those included in the forward-looking statements: market prices of oil & gas, our exploration and production activities, market conditions, applicable regulations, the exchange rate, the Company's competitiveness and the performance of Colombia's economy and industry, to mention a few. We do not intend, and do not assume any obligation to update these forward-looking statements.
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Head of Capital Markets (A)
Lina María Contreras Mora
Phone: (+571) 234 5190
Media Relations (Colombia)
Jorge Mauricio Tellez
Phone: (+ 571) 234 4329
SOURCE Ecopetrol S.A.