LatAm Briefs: Castillo Leads In Peru’s Latest Election Count, Ecopetrol Net Zero

(Energy Analytics Institute, 8.Jun.2021) — Energy briefs from the Latin America and Caribbean region including: Peruvian elections results now showing Free Peru (Politico Nacional Peru Libre) leftist candidate Pedro Castillo leading contender Keiko Fujimori, and Colombia’s state oil company Ecopetrol reiterating its net zero goals for 2050

Peru Elections Results Now Show Castillo Leading

The latest results on Peru’s presidential election held on 6 June 2021 show Free Peru (Politico Nacional Peru Libre) leftist candidate Pedro Castillo leading the polling with 50.23% of the votes compared to Popular Force (Fueza Popular) far-right candidate Keiko Fujimori with 49.77% of the votes, according to details revealed 8 June 2021 at 9:18 am by Peru’s National Office for Electoral Processes (ONPE by its Spanish acronym).

Source: ONPE

Ecopetrol Reiterates Net Zero Emissions Goal For 2050

Colombia’s state-controlled Ecopetrol reiterated its goal to achieve net zero emissions by 2050 in a statement posted on social media. By 2030, the Bogota-based oil giant seeks to reduce CO2e by 25% compared to 2019 base line.

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