Bogotá – Colombia, March 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Ecopetrol SA (BVC: ECOPETROL; NYSE: EC) reports that the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders, held on March 30, 2022, approved the proposed distribution of profits submitted for its consideration. This proposal establishes that an ordinary dividend per share of two hundred forty-three pesos (COLLAR $243) and an exceptional extraordinary dividend, equivalent to thirty-seven pesos (COLLAR $37) per share, for a total dividend of two hundred and eighty (COL $280) pesos per share, will be distributed, equivalent to COP$11,512,674,513,255.
Ordinary and extraordinary dividends of minority shareholders will be paid in one installment on April 21, 2022. The majority shareholder’s payment will be made during the course of the year, and before September 30and2022, following the recommendations of CONPES.
Ecopetrol is the largest company in Colombia and one of the leading integrated energy companies in the Americas, with more than 17,000 employees. In Colombia, it is responsible for more than 60% of the hydrocarbon production of most of the transport, logistics and hydrocarbon refining systems, and holds leading positions in the petrochemical and gas distribution segments. With the acquisition of 51.4% of the shares of ISA, the company participates in the transmission of energy, the management of real-time systems (XM) and the Barranquilla – Cartagena coastal highway concession. Internationally, Ecopetrol holds interests in strategic basins on the American continent, with drilling and exploration activities in United States (Permian Basin and the Gulf of Mexico), Braziland Mexicoand, through ISA and its subsidiaries, Ecopetrol holds leading positions in the power transmission sector in Brazil, Chile, Peruand Bolivia, road concessions in Chile, and the telecommunications sector. This press release contains statements of business outlook, estimates of operating and financial results and statements relating to Ecopetrol’s growth prospects. These are all projections and as such are based solely on executives’ expectations regarding the future of the company and their continued access to capital to fund the company’s business plan. The achievement of such estimates in the future depends on the behavior of market conditions, regulations, competition, the performance of the Colombian economy and the industry, among other factors, and is therefore subject to change without prior notice.
This release contains statements that may be deemed forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the US Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the US Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. 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 with respect to the company’s growth prospects. and its continued access to capital to fund the company’s business plan. , among others. Accordingly, changes in the following factors, among others, could cause actual results to differ materially from those included in the forward-looking statements: market prices for oil and gas, our exploration and production activities, market conditions, applicable regulations, stock exchange rates, the competitiveness of the Company and the performance of Colombia economy and industry, to name a few. We do not intend and assume no obligation to update these forward-looking statements.
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Head of Capital Markets
Tatiana Uribe Benninghoff
E-mail: [email protected]
Corporate Communications Manager
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