Talisman Energy Withdraws from Peruvian Amazon

Source: Amazon Watch Calgary, Canada – Today (September 13th), Talisman Energy (TLM) announced its decision to cease oil exploration activities in the Peruvian Amazon and to exit the country upon completion of ongoing commercial transactions. “We have fought long and hard against Talisman’s drilling in our territory because of the negative environmental and social impacts we have seen from oil drilling around the world,” said Peas Peas Ayui, President of the National Achuar Federation of Peru (FENAP). “Now that Talisman is leaving we can focus on achieving our own vision for development and leave a healthy territory for future generations.” … Continue reading Talisman Energy Withdraws from Peruvian Amazon