The approved expansion of the Camisea project overlaps with an indigenous reserve and could threaten indigenous peoples by exposing them to diseases.
Spill on Block 67 contradicts renewal extractive activity
With a month of delay, the Perenco company confirmed its first oil spill last December, in the Loreto region, contradicting the Peruvian president, who called Perenco’s work as “the renewal of extractive activity in the region”
Expansion of Camisea project violates rights and threatens lives
Project would be about to be approved after the January 13, 2014 Pluspetrol responded to the last three “observations” pending.
Exploitation of oil and gas in the Peruvian Amazon worries UN
Special Rapporteur on the right of indigenous peoples was in the country and recommends the government to listen to the indigenous before exploring their lands.
Ecuadorian Government Shuts Down Environmental NGO Pachamama
The Ecuadorian government alleged that the organisation was “affecting the public peace”.
Petrobras wins oil and gas concession in the Amazon
Company will can explore the region with one of the most vulnerable ecosystems in the Amazon. Area is full of watersheds and endemic species
Peru: controversy over gas from Block 88 shakes government
New gas exploration in the Peruvian Amazon cause layoffs in senior government officials due to impacts on protected areas and indigenous.
Peru studying whether to allow gas exploitation on an indigenous reservation
Operation poses a political dilemma in the country, whose laws require protect the life of these communities.
State should require to Pluspetrol correct EIA observations to Lot 88
Ombudsman recalled the state’s duty to protect the fundamental rights of indigenous peoples in isolation and initial contact.
Resolution with observations Block 88 project shall be void
Technical opinion for resolution would not adequately reviewed all information that supported the EIS.