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Peru January Natural Gas Output Fell on Decline in Power Demand

February 17, 2012

Feb. 17 (Bloomberg) -- Peruvian natural-gas production dropped for a third month, declining 13 percent to 1 billion cubic feet a day in January on falling demand from hydroelectric plants, the government said.

Crude oil and liquid-gas output dropped 13 percent from a year earlier to 135,644 barrels a day last month on expansion work at the Camisea gas fields, state oil-licensing agency Perupetro said in a report issued in Lima today.

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