Peru Energy Articles & Analysis

Chapter | Energy from The Report: Peru 2017

The advent of plentiful natural gas has led to an evolution of the energy sector. Among President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski’s key pledges in the 2016 election campaign was the “massification of natural gas” to serve residents and industrial users across southern Peru. Another feature of Peru’s policy focus is to diversify gas exports, including the potential renegotiation of the country’s...

Over the last two decades Peru has been one of the fastest-growing economies in the region. Remarkably resilient to global headwinds, positive GDP growth has continued despite the end of the commodities boom. Yet the growth rate has slowed and the initial impetus of a first wave of structural reforms has faded. The question now is whether the current administration can address problems, implement further reforms and re-accelerate the economy.

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La minería está viviendo un periodo de crecimiento en Perú, guiado por un auge en el sector del cobre, que incluye el lanzamiento de proyectos a larga escala y la revisión de las regulaciones que pretenden reducir los trámites burocráticos.

 

Among President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski’s key pledges in the 2016 election campaign was the “massification of natural gas” to serve residents and industrial users across southern Peru. Another feature of Peru’s policy focus is to diversify gas exports, including the potential renegotiation of the country’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) contract...

 

One of President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski’s election campaign themes was that Peru’s mining sector should increase its involvement in higher value-added activities, moving beyond simple ore extraction into more smelting and refining. “Pedro Pablo is very clear on this. Today we export a lot of rocks with our raw materials and some of those...

 

According to the “Climatescope 2016” report, which asses the ability of countries to attract investment for low-carbon energy sources, Peru is currently one of only a handful of countries in Latin America with a mandatory renewable energy target, assumed to be revised every five years. In 2008 the Ministry of Energy and Mines (Ministerio de...

 

How could the Ministry of Energy and Mining’s upcoming development projects be impacted?

 

How can government, local communities and the private sector work together to guarantee sustainable mining projects?