Ecopetrol Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Ecopetrol has a total of 193 patents globally, out of which 23 have been granted. Of these 193 patents, more than 58% patents are active. Colombia is where Ecopetrol has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Mexico and the USA. Parallelly, Colombia seems to be the main focused R&D centre of Ecopetrol.

Ecopetrol was founded in the year 1951. The company is the largest and primary petroleum company in Colombia. It engages in the exploration, development, and production of crude oil and natural gas. As of June 2022, Ecopetrol has a market cap of $35.89 Billion.

Do read about some of the most popular patents of Ecopetrol which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find Ecopetrol patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over Ecopetrol patent portfolio.

How many patents does the CEO of Ecopetrol have?

The CEO, Felipe Bayón, has 0 patents.

How many patents does Ecopetrol have?

Ecopetrol has a total of 193 patents globally. These patents belong to 93 unique patent families. Out of 193 patents, 113 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Ecopetrol File Every Year?

Ecopetrol Patent Filing Trend

Are you wondering why there is a drop in patent filing for the last two years? It is because a patent application can take up to 18 months to get published. Certainly, it doesn’t suggest a decrease in the patent filing.

Year of Patents Filing or GrantEcopetrol Applications FiledEcopetrol Patents Granted
201120
2012131
2013173
2014118
201591
201662
201711
201853
201941
202012
202122
2022

How many Ecopetrol patents are Alive/Dead?

Ecopetrol Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Ecopetrol File in Different Countries?

Ecopetrol Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Ecopetrol Filed Patents

CountryPatents
Colombia67
Mexico14
United States Of America12
Ecuador9
Brazil8
Peru6
Europe4
Russia3
China3
India3
Korea (South)2
Indonesia2
Japan2
Malaysia1
Argentina1

Where are Research Centres of Ecopetrol Patents Located?

R&D Centres of Ecopetrol

10 Best Ecopetrol Patents

US20150184499A1 is the most popular patent in the Ecopetrol portfolio. It has received 4 citations so far from companies like China National Petroleum Corporation.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Ecopetrol:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US20150184499A14
US8994207B24
US8257579B24
US20120041240A14
WO2014068390A14
WO2015015256A13
WO2010067168A13
US20110146043A12
WO2014207522A12
WO2013021334A12

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What are Ecopetrol’s key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Ecopetrol?

The chart below distributes patents filed by Ecopetrol in different countries on the basis of the technology protected in patents. It also represents the markets where Ecopetrol thinks it’s important to protect particular technology inventions.

R&D Focus: How has Ecopetrol‘s search focus changed over the years?

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