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PERU: Camisea–Gas Culture

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Nathan Klabin and Caroline Stern of Global Business Reports.
October 1, 2012

The Camisea fields, which at 13 trillion cubic feet (Tcf) of reserves of natural gas are some of the largest gas fields of the Americas, are the distinguishing feature of Peru’s modern energy mix. The arrival of gas from Camisea in Lima in 2004 sparked an emerging gas culture and brought a burst of new businesses with it. From virtual distribution systems to fuel stations and conversion factories, it seems that everyone wants a piece of the action, and bumper-stickers saying “I am Peruvian and I want gas” can be ...

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