Daily production fell below 40,000 barrels in September. From January to July there was no drilling to search for new deposits. And Perupetro still does not have a president to auction six lots in Talara.
Paraphrasing Antonio Raimondi: Peru is a beggar sitting on a bench of ‘black gold’. This is because it is located, according to Perupetro, in the same geological basin where other countries -Ecuador, Venezuela, Colombia, Brazil- are successful in oil extraction. But here very little is exploited.