News & Analysis

BP secures foothold in Peru

BP and Petroperú last week signed six contracts by which BP will conduct pre-exploration activity in the offshore Salaverry basin in waters off the regions of La Libertad and Ancash. The pre-exploration phase will last for two years and will help establish the...

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Barata spills more beans

In evidence given to the Peruvian judicial enquiry into the operations of Odebrecht in Peru, Jorge Barata provides fresh insights into how the company went about the business of securing contracts during the government of Ollanta Humala. His version of events was...

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Andes warming: need for community buy-in

Work is at last under way to create an early-warning system, in the mountains around Huaraz in Ancash, that might mitigate the dangers of avalanches caused by glacial melt. An avalanche fall into a high altitude lake in the Andes can cause a tsunami of water, ice and...

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