Tag: Peru

Peru contracts B100 yet again from Heaven Petroleum Operators

Peru contracts B100 yet again from Heaven Petroleum Operators

January 12, 2022 |

In Peru, La Republica reports state-owned company Petroperú selected the offer from the national company Heaven Petroleum Operators (HPO) for the supply of B100 biodiesel, after a process in which foreign firms Trafigura and Repsol Trading, as well as BioEnergy Peru also presented their respective economic proposals.  HPO is the same supplier that won a […]

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Peru’s national prosecutor opens preliminary corruption investigation into president

Peru’s national prosecutor opens preliminary corruption investigation into president

January 5, 2022 |

In Peru, the Libertad newspaper reports the Prosecutor of the Nation of Peru, Zoraida Ávalos, opened a preliminary investigation against the president of Peru, Pedro Castillo, on Tuesday for alleged influence peddling, collusion and illegal sponsorship, which will be suspended due to the immunity enjoyed by the head of state. The proceedings against Castillo may […]

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Peru renews anti-dumping duties on Argentine biodiesel imports

Peru renews anti-dumping duties on Argentine biodiesel imports

December 28, 2021 |

In Peru, Andina reports the National Institute for the Defense of Competition and the Protection of Intellectual Property (Indecopi) has ordered the renewal of the anti-dumping and countervailing duties imposed on Argentine biodiesel in 2016 after 13 months of exhaustive investigations. Indecopi’s decision, through the Commission on Dumping, Subsidies and Elimination of Non-Tariff Trade Barriers […]

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Petroperú cancels controversial biodiesel purchase

Petroperú cancels controversial biodiesel purchase

December 27, 2021 |

In Peru, Politica reports Petroperú issued a statement declaring the biodiesel contract with Heaven Petroleum Operators void. The document reads that, before journalistic versions about the process of acquiring biodiesel B100 in the local market from the company Heaven Petroleum Operators (HPO) , the administration of Petroperú decided to declare the nullity of the contracts […]

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Heaven Petroleum Operators says it complied with Petroperú biodiesel tender rules

Heaven Petroleum Operators says it complied with Petroperú biodiesel tender rules

December 21, 2021 |

In Peru, Gestion reports Heaven Petroleum Operators (HPO) confirmed that it has complied with the requirements made in the tender to sell biodiesel to Petroperú. Through a statement, the company assured that it has participated on several occasions in tenders to sell biofuel to Petroperú, without breaking the regulations. In this case, it was a […]

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Peru launches anticorruption investigation into Petroperú over biodiesel tenders

Peru launches anticorruption investigation into Petroperú over biodiesel tenders

December 20, 2021 |

In Peru, Politica reports that on Monday agents from the Prosecutor’s Office and the Anticorruption Police arrived at the Petroperú headquarters, located in San Isidro, in order to initiate preliminary investigations against the company’s manager, Hugo Chávez. This, as a result of irregular tenders that Samir Abudayeh Giha, biodiesel marketer and supplier to Petroperú, would […]

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Peruvian competition watchdog contines with Argentine biodiesel anti-dumping duties

Peruvian competition watchdog contines with Argentine biodiesel anti-dumping duties

November 3, 2021 |

In Peru, the National Institute for the Defense of Competition and the Protection of Intellectual Property (Indecopi) dismissed questions about the initiation of an examination procedure due to the expiration of measures to the anti-dumping duties imposed on imports of biodiesel, which began in September of 2020. According to Resolution No. 265-2021 / CDB-INDECOPI, published […]

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Pollution-busting probiotic launched for river washing in Peru

Pollution-busting probiotic launched for river washing in Peru

April 19, 2021 |

In Peru, a new soap ingredient has been developed for washing clothes in rivers and streams that actually cleans up pollution instead of adding to it.  Creative agency Fahrenheit DDB and bottled water company Andea conceived and developed the probiotic technology and founded a startup, Cirsys, to manufacture and sell it to detergent brands. The […]

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Peruvian tribunal reverses 15-cent per gallon duty on US ethanol imports

Peruvian tribunal reverses 15-cent per gallon duty on US ethanol imports

February 2, 2021 |

In Peru, the Peruvian National Institute for the Defense of Free Competition and the Protection of Intellectual Property (INDECOPI) Tribunal announced on Jan. 29, 2021 that the U.S. ethanol industry and the U.S. government won an appeal on a countervailing duty case brought against U.S. ethanol in Peru, reversing a previous decision handed down by […]

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Peru looks to raise biodiesel blending 1% annually over next five years

Peru looks to raise biodiesel blending 1% annually over next five years

January 2, 2019 |

In Peru, the Nation newspaper reports that following the 2% biodiesel blend that was implemented on January 2 following just 1% blending prior to then, the country is hoping to boost its blending mandate by another 5% over the next five years, increasing 1% annually. The head of the fuels department at the industry and […]

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