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  1. Petroperú's President Resigns Over Latest Oil Spill

    1 Jul 2016- 11:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru The president of Peru’s state-owned energy company, Petroperú, has resigned this week in the wake of another oil spill in the country’s Amazon region. Energy and Mines Minister Rosa Maria Ortiz annou ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/01/2016 - 11:22

  2. Petroperú Confirms New Oil Spill in Amazon Region

    27 Jun 2016- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru State energy company Petroperú on June 25th reported yet another oil spill in the Amazon region of northern Peru. The company and the the Environmental Evaluation and Oversight Office (OEFA) are inv ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/27/2016 - 10:18

  3. UN Special Rapporteur Calls for Action on Oil Pollution in Peruvian Amazon

    13 May 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru The United Nations’ special rapporteur on hazardous substances and waste, Baskut Tuncat, is calling for urgent action to address oil pollution in Peru’s Amazon region. Following his recent visit to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/13/2016 - 10:07

  4. Indigenous Peruvians Take Over Petroperú Base to Demand Compensation for Oil Spills

    20 Apr 2016- 11:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Six hundred indigenous Peruvians from a number of communities in Loreto state have taken over state-owned oil company Petroperú’s base in the Marañon district. They said Petroperú had violated agree ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/20/2016 - 11:03

  5. Peru Extends Water Quality Emergency Due to Oil Spills

    1 Mar 2016- 10:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Peru’s Ministry of Health this week extended the water quality emergency it declared last month to 16 indigenous communities in the Amazon region that were affected by recent oil spills from the Nort ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/01/2016 - 10:42

  6. Peru’s Ombudsman Says Petroperú Should Pay Compensation to All Those Affected by Oil Spills

    26 Feb 2016- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Peru’s ombudsman, Eduardo Vega Luna, said this week that state-owned oil company Petroperú should pay compensation to all those affected by recent oil spills in the Amazonas, Loreto and Cajamarca re ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/26/2016 - 10:01

  7. Peruvian Health Ministry Sends Teams to Amazon Basin Following Oil Spills

    23 Feb 2016- 11:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Peru’s Health Ministry has deployed teams to the Amazon River basin to monitor remediation efforts in the wake of three oil spills from the Northern Peruvian Pipeline that have dumped 3,000 barrels ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/23/2016 - 11:12

  8. New Oil Spill Reported in Peru’s Cajamarca Region

    22 Feb 2016- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru A new oil spill occurred last week in Peru’s Cajamarca region-- the third such incident in less than a month, local media reported over the weekend. The latest spill from Petroperu’s Northern Peruvi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/22/2016 - 10:14