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Petroperu Says It Expects Oil Pipeline to Reopen in 4-5 Months

Peruvian state-owned energy company Petroperu will ask local communities to help protect its oil pipeline from the vandalism that it blames for several leaks in the Amazon this year, the company's new president said Monday. The 687-mile (1,106-km) pipeline, which spans a vast expanse of jungle to feed Petroperu's refinery on the Pacific coast, should resume operations in four to five months after repairs, said Augusto Baertl, a former mining executive responsible for running...

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