Awards and Recognition

Upon our arrival in Ecuador in 2006, our personnel had already received outstanding acknowledgments, such as the ISO 14001 certification from Det Norske Veritas of Norway for the Storage and Transfer Station (LTF). Similarly, our Community Health Initiative in Sucumbios won the "Canadian Prize for International Cooperation" and the "World Oil Prize" from World Oil magazine. Furthermore, a 3D seismic acquisition program in Block 14 was conferred the "Environmental World Award" from the Great Britain Institute of Energy.

Andes Petroleum Ecuador Ltd. and PetroOriental S.A. have also obtained the following awards:

We are the chief private foreign investor in the country over the past decade, as acknowledged year after year by prestigious magazines, including VISTAZO, GESTION and EKOS. Based on independent research and information furnished by the Ecuadorian IRS, Superintendency of Companies, and Customs, we lead the list of the Most Important Companies in the Country in the categories of Assets, Sales, Networth, Profits and particularly Payment of Taxes.