Jungle energy project sparks controversy in Peru

Author: Missy Ryan, Reuters, Published on: 17 December 2002

For Peru's government, a plan to pipe natural gas from the remote Camisea jungle brings hope of economic growth. But to environmentalists, the $2 billion project sounds a death knell for one of the world's last pristine jungles and the indigenous groups who live there. [refers to Pluspetrol, Hunt Oil, Techint, Tractebel, Suez Lyonnaise des Eaux]

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Related companies: Hunt Oil Pluspetrol Suez Techint Tractebel (part of GDF Suez)