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Peru to Review Pluspetrol's Natural Gas Contract After Deadly Protests

Peru will evaluate a natural gas contract it signed with Pluspetrol in 2005 and is asking the Argentine company to leave a restive Amazonian town following deadly protests there, the government said on Thursday. Pluspetrol started exploratory activities in natural gas block 108 last year, upsetting locals in the town of Pichanaki who fear it will lead to pollution and hurt farming. Energy and Mines Minister Eleodoro Mayorga said he believes the company has complied with its contract...

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