From Trade News Latin America, June 4th 2015
Bolivia and Perú this Tuesday formed binational Hydrocarbon and Electrical Energy committees in order to exchange information and conduct studies to develop an infrastructure of integration.
The Peruvian minister of energy and mines, Rosa María Ortiz, and the Bolivian minister of hydrocarbon, Luis Alberto Sánchez, signed an act for the conformation of the two committees, in Cusco, according to a press release from the Peruvian ministry.
The Binational Hydrocarbon Committee will cover infrastructure issues, product marketing, exploration, gas exports and control and measure data, while the Binational Committee of Electric Energy will address issues of electrical interconnection and a future bilateral agreement about electrical integration.
The president Evo Morales was in La Paz when the minister Sánchez initiated negotiations for the exchange of power (oil and energy).