In 2011 Ecopetrol withdrew 47.4 million m3 of water from 209 water sources. All sources of water withdrawal increased for 2011, with surface water and groundwater being the most used.
Water withdrawal volume (en m3)
|Water withdrawal volume (en m3)|
This value represents a decrease from what was withdrawn in 2010 due to the reuse actions performed by the areas.
Recycling water used in processes
In 2011, Ecopetrol reused 16.14 million m3 in its operations. The main contribution was in water use and savings activities carried out by the two refineries, which represented 55%.