Rebels Prohibit Tanker From Loading In Bogata

Wednesday, August 09, 2000
Occidental Petroleum Corp. said it was unable to load an oil tanker waiting at Colombia's main lifting terminal at Covenas because of back-to-back rebel bomb attacks on the country's second largest crude export pipeline. The one million barrel capacity storage tanks at the Caribbean coast terminal have been empty since at least last week, and an Occidental spokesman said two shipments were canceled last week because of the problem.

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