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Peru tribes fear gas may bring extinction

FROM OUR AUGUST 2004 SHELL NEWS ARCHIVE…

iol.co.za: Peru tribes fear gas may bring extinction

Environmentalists say Shell’s contact in the 1980s wiped out half of the Yora tribe, pushing it toward extinction. Companies risk wiping out tribes with little or no contact with the outside world because pipeline workers expose them to diseases to which they have no immunity…

By Eduardo Orozco

Posted 10 August 2004

Malvinas, Peru – When Peru Camisea natural gas reserves arrive in Lima on Friday the economic boon they promise will come at a high price, the fear of extinction among the remote jungle tribes along the pipeline corridor.

Two decades after they were discovered, the Camisea reserves are expected to bring in about $8-billion in royalties for the government over a 40-year lifetime, generate billions of dollars in gas exports and slash Peru’s $700-million a year dependence on hydrocarbon imports. read more

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Shell, BPZ May Invest $300 Million to Seek Peru Oil (Update2)

Royal Dutch Shell Plc and BPZ Resources Inc. may spend $300 million to jointly explore for oil and gas off Peru's north coast, BPZ's Chief Executive Officer Manuel Zuniga said today.

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Peru tribes fear gas may bring extinction

FROM OUR AUGUST 2004 SHELL NEWS ARCHIVE…

iol.co.za: Peru tribes fear gas may bring extinction

Environmentalists say Shell’s contact in the 1980s wiped out half of the Yora tribe, pushing it toward extinction. Companies risk wiping out tribes with little or no contact with the outside world because pipeline workers expose them to diseases to which they have no immunity…

By Eduardo Orozco

Posted 10 August 2004

Malvinas, Peru – When Peru Camisea natural gas reserves arrive in Lima on Friday the economic boon they promise will come at a high price, the fear of extinction among the remote jungle tribes along the pipeline corridor.

Two decades after they were discovered, the Camisea reserves are expected to bring in about $8-billion in royalties for the government over a 40-year lifetime, generate billions of dollars in gas exports and slash Peru’s $700-million a year dependence on hydrocarbon imports. read more

royaldutchshellplc.com and its sister websites royaldutchshellgroup.com, shellenergy.website, shellnazihistory.com, royaldutchshell.website, johndonovan.website, shellnews.net and shell2004.com are all owned by John Donovan. There is also a Wikipedia article.

BBC NEWS: Peru prepares for the gas age

BBC NEWS: Peru prepares for the gas age

“Shell first had the contract to develop the fields, but left the project after a row with Peru’s former president, Alberto Fujimori.”

By Hannah Hennessy

BBC reporter in Lima, Peru

Posted 10 August 04

Something good is arriving. That is the slogan marking the launch of Camisea, the most ambitious energy project in Peruvian history.

For the economy of the cash poor but resource rich South American nation, the slogan could not be more apt.

But it has been a long and contentious journey.

More than twenty years after natural gas was discovered deep in the Amazon jungle, Peru’s President Alejandro Toledo has inaugurated a $1.6bn project to pipe it across the Andes and up the Pacific coast to Lima. read more

royaldutchshellplc.com and its sister websites royaldutchshellgroup.com, shellenergy.website, shellnazihistory.com, royaldutchshell.website, johndonovan.website, shellnews.net and shell2004.com are all owned by John Donovan. There is also a Wikipedia article.
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