Shaya Ecuador S.A. (formerly Kamana Services S.A.) v. Empresa Pública de Hidrocarburos del Ecuador EP Petroecuador (formerly known as Empresa Pública de Exploración y Explotación de Hidrocarburos Petroamazonas EP)

The PCA provides administrative support in this arbitration, which is being conducted under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules (as adopted in 1976)


Case information

Name(s) of Claimant(s) Shaya Ecuador S.A. (formerly Kamana Services S.A.) (Private entity )
Name(s) of Respondent(s) Empresa Pública de Hidrocarburos del Ecuador EP Petroecuador (formerly known as Empresa Pública de Exploración y Explotación de Hidrocarburos Petroamazonas EP) (State entity )
Names of Parties -
Case number 2021-03
Administering institution Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA)
Case status Pending
Type of case Contract-based arbitration
Subject matter or economic sector Oil and gas
Rules used in arbitral proceedings UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules 1976
Treaty or contract under which proceedings were commenced -
Language of Proceeding Spanish
Seat of Arbitration (by Country) Chile
Arbitrator(s)

Prof. Antonio Hierro (Presiding Arbitrator)
Prof. Gustavo Parodi
Prof. Andrés Jana Linetzky

Representatives of the Claimant(s)

Javier Robalino Orellana
Rafael Valdivieso
Verónica Arroyo
María Teresa Borja
Juan Carlos Darquea
Robalino Abogados

Representatives of the Respondent(s)

Íñigo Salvador Crespo
Claudia Salgado Levy
María Nazaret Ramos
Diana Terán
Leonardo Coronel
Procuraduría General del Estado

Representatives of the Parties
Number of Arbitrators in case 3
Date of commencement of proceeding 17 December 2020
Date of issue of final award -
Length of Proceedings Pending
Additional notes -