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Peru scraps Southern Gas Pipeline contract in Odebrecht fallout
Posted by Colin Post on Jan 23, 2017 2 comments

Peru scraps Southern Gas Pipeline contract in Odebrecht fallout

Peru’s finance ministry has cancelled the contract to build the Southern Gas Pipeline after the consortium to build it missed a key financing deadline. The Southern Gas Pipeline consortium which  Full Article »

Peru’s billion-dollar gas pipeline in jeopardy
Posted by Colin Post on Dec 5, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru’s billion-dollar gas pipeline in jeopardy

The construction of Peru’s $7-billion Southern Gas Pipeline could be stalled indefinitely if Odebrecht cannot sell its majority stake in the project in the next month. If the consortium licensed  Full Article »

Chile firm buys Repsol’s LPG business in Peru
Posted by Colin Post on Apr 21, 2016 Leave a comment

Chile firm buys Repsol’s LPG business in Peru

Spanish energy company Repsol has sold its Solgas liquid petroleum gas (LPG) unit in Peru to Chilean firm Abastible for $302 million. Repsol sold Solgas in Peru as well as  Full Article »

Odebrecht bows out of Peru’s Southern Gas Pipeline
Posted by Colin Post on Apr 8, 2016 Leave a comment

Odebrecht bows out of Peru’s Southern Gas Pipeline

Brazilian firm Odebrecht will sell off interests in public contracts in Peru as the company faces mounting losses and a criminal investigation in Brazil. Odebrecht says it sold its 55% stake in  Full Article »

Camisea natural gas: Peru’s political football
Posted by Colin Post on Mar 28, 2016 Leave a comment

Camisea natural gas: Peru’s political football

Peru’s presidential candidates in 2016 spar over energy policy and the biggest political liability for Pedro Pablo Kuczynski: the Camisea gas contracts. Liberal presidential candidate Alfredo Barnechea is increasingly attacking  Full Article »

What will the emerging-markets bubble mean for Peru?
Posted by Charles Avery on Dec 16, 2015 1 comment

What will the emerging-markets bubble mean for Peru?

For over a decade, emerging markets have been the darlings of the world economy. For many of the preeminent countries in that set, however, the boom period is over. Russia  Full Article »

Two Shining Path leaders captured in southern Peru
Posted by Colin Post on Aug 11, 2015 Leave a comment

Two Shining Path leaders captured in southern Peru

Peru’s military arrested on Sunday two Shining Path militants who led a column in a rural province of Cusco state in the VRAEM region. Alexander Alarcon, alias “Comrade Renan,” and  Full Article »

Summary: Humala’s 2015 Message to the Nation
Posted by Colin Post on Jul 30, 2015 1 comment

Summary: Humala’s 2015 Message to the Nation

A summary of the key points in President Ollanta Humala’s final Message to the Nation speech delivered on Tuesday. Humala delivered the last Independence Day address of his term from congress  Full Article »

Humala and Evo Morales reach gas deal at ‘bi-national cabinet’
Posted by Colin Post on Jun 23, 2015 Leave a comment

Humala and Evo Morales reach gas deal at ‘bi-national cabinet’

President Ollanta Humala met with Bolivian President Evo Morales in Puno today to find joint solutions to environmental, security, economic and infrastructure challenges facing both countries. In what they called  Full Article »

Peru’s role in the Bolivia-Chile land dispute
Posted by Charles Avery on May 16, 2015 Leave a comment

Peru’s role in the Bolivia-Chile land dispute

While the International Court of Justice deliberates the lawsuit Bolivia brought against Chile in an effort to gain sovereign access to the Pacific Ocean, Peru sent an explanatory note to The Hague this  Full Article »