Innovation, Science and Technology
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Ecopetrol´s research, development and innovation are the responsibility of Colombian Petroleum Institute (ICP), founded in 1985.
Based in Piedecuesta, Santander, the ICP is responsible for the research, development, transfer and securing of strategic technology and knowledge that leverages the value of the operation and the optimum growth of Ecopetrol. Its scope covers the company´s entire value chain: Exploration, production, refining, transportation, supply and marketing, as well as the issues of environment, integrity and automation.
Through resolution 00228, issued March 1, 2012, Colciencias, the country?s Administrative Department of Science, Technology and Innovation, awarded Ecopetrol´s ICP recognition as a research center for a period of three years.