Emergency vouchers were delivered
people working on clean-up operations
heavy machinery units
Skimmers (high efficiency marine cleaning equipment)
meters of containment barrier installed.
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19 May 2023
La Pampilla Refinery is surprised again as the authorities do not accept that the area meets healthy conditions to reactivate artisanal fishermen. See press release.
09 May 2023
La Pampilla Refinery is surprised as the authorities do not accept that the area meets healthy condition to reactivate artisanal fishermen. See press release.
16 April 2023
Last night, the Environmental Evaluation and Oversight Agency (OEFA) issued a press release warning that new hydrocarbons have been found in the Multi-buoy Terminal 2 of La Pampilla Refinery, District of Ventanilla. See press release.
14 April 2023
Repsol Perú has reached agreements with almost 90% of the affected people. See press release.
02 February 2023
According to OEFA’S latest analysis on hydrocarbons, the seawater and more than 60% of the affected recreational beaches are suitable. See press release.
27 January 2023
OEFA’s latest sampling results reaffirm the results of its report from last October as follows: seawater quality meets the Environmental Quality Standard (ECA). See press release.
10 January 2023
Repsol Perú: more evidence supporting the reactivation of fishing and the reopening of beaches See press release.
27 December 2022
New physicochemical and hydrobiological samplings were collected to understand the current state of the beaches, water, marine sediment, and ecosystem life along the affected areas. The results show that 100% of the points analyzed meet the most demanding international quality standards and national norms, confirming that the sea is clean of hydrocarbons and that the beaches would be accessible without any risk to health or the environment. See press release..
18 December 2022
Repsol reached final compensation agreements with more than 6,000 people from different economic activities, representing 60% of the Single Registry of Affected Persons. See press release..
21 November 2022
Repsol signed individual compensation agreements with 296 artisanal fishermen affected by the Ventanilla spill. To date, the company has signed compensation agreements with more than 4,000 people registered in the Single Registry of Affected Persons, carrying out various economic activities. See press release..
21 October 2022
Repsol has reached final compensation agreements with more than 3,200 families, equivalent to almost a third of the Single Registry of Affected Persons prepared by the Government, comprised of nearly 10,300 people. See press release.
05 October 2022
Repsol welcomes the final report by the Environmental Evaluation and Oversight Agency (OEFA) and reiterates that it will implement the rehabilitation plans in the corresponding areas, after the completion of the clean-up work announced last April. See press release.
04 October 2022
In the framework of the World Animal Day, Repsol and the Board of Trustees of the Parque de las Leyendas Zoo have signed an agreement through which Repsol has donated the infrastructure and equipment of the new wildlife rescue center that was set up for the care of animals affected by the oil spill in Ventanilla. See press release.
22 September 2022
Repsol continues to make progress in signing final compensation agreements with people affected by the oil spill in Ventanilla, reaching agreements with more than 2,000 families. See press release.
02 September 2022
Over 1,000 families affected by the oil spill in Ventanilla signed final compensation agreements with the company. See press release. .
25 July 2022
Families from the Santa Rosa district reached a compensation agreement with the Pampilla Refinery. These are 97 families that were affected by the oil spill that occurred in Ventanilla. See press release.
08 July 2022
More than 10,000 first emergency vouchers were delivered. Also, more than 2,500 people have received the 3rd advance. Press release
30 June 2022
Fifth release of rehabilitated birds. With this release, there are more than 120 birds that have returned to their territory.
07 June 2022
The third advance payment of compensation for fishermen and fishing agents begins.
31 May 2022
More than 5,000 people made the second compensation payment.
16 May 2022
Dialogue meetings with the communities affected by the spill, to provide guidance on advance compensation payments and general support.
09 May 2022
Fourth release of rehabilitated birds. With this release, more than 100 birds have returned to their territory.
29 April 2022
More than 5,000 people have collected advance compensation and more than 10,000 first response vouchers have been delivered.
22 April 2022
The third group of rescued and rehabilitated birds was released. The animals received treatment at the Wildlife Rescue Center provided by Repsol.
13 April 2022
We reported to the authority the completion of first response actions at 28 identified beaches. This means that they have been declared clean and ready for the respective monitoring and awaiting compliance by the authority. Press release.
11 April 2022
26 birds were released after being rescued and treated by experts from Aiuká - Consulting, at the Wildlife Rescue Center provided by Repsol.
09 April 2022
The fourth group of rescued and rehabilitated birds was returned to their habitat, after receiving the attention of specialists from Aiuká - Consulting, who perform an outstanding role as strategic allies in our commitment to remediation.
19 March 2022
We have cleaned up 94% of the impacted sea and beaches, with 18 beaches still pending approval by the authorities to be reopened for public use. Link to video
18 March 2022
We safely removed the remaining sections of the PLEM at the La Pampilla Refinery's Maritime Terminal No. 2, in coordination with the Public Prosecutor's Office, OSINERGMIN and OEFA. Press release
16 March 2022
We have initiated advance compensation payments to those affected by the spill. The company has already signed compensation agreements with 11 fishermen's associations and reiterates its long-term commitment to all affected communities.
12 March 2022
We have cleaned up 92% of the impacted sea and beaches, and completed sampling at sea and on land. Link to video
09 March 2022
Repsol Peru's President, Jaime Fernández-Cuesta, participated in a special session of the Andean, Amazonian and Afro-Peruvian Peoples, Environment and Ecology Commission of the Congress of the Republic to explain the company's actions and its commitment to clean up and remediate the impacts of the Mare Doricum spill.
05 March 2022
We have achieved 89% of our clean-up and first response action plans. We have successfully completed removal of the product from the ocean surface and started the sampling process, in compliance with regulatory requirements. Link to vídeo
04 March 2022
We signed an agreement with the Government of Peru that will benefit fishermen and merchants affected by the spill caused by an uncontrolled movement of the Mare Doricum vessel on January 15. Press release
02 March 2022
Repsol has been providing basic necessities to a total of 3,991 people, grouped in 60 collectives of fishermen, merchants, restaurants, and nautical services in Chancay, Ancon, Santa Rosa, and Ventanilla. Press release
23 February 2022
Cleaning reports and advance of 82%. Link
18 February 2022
In a press conference, we presented our plan for the environmental rehabilitation work in the different zones affected by the oil leak. In addition, we announced that the cleaning of the sea surface will be completed this week and that we will continue to work closely with the local authorities, using the highest international standards and all the economic, human and technical means at our disposal.
17 February 2022
We apply the plow technique for cleaning. It consists of removing the sand to facilitate the removal of the hydrocarbon. Link
15 February 2022
Progress after one month of the spill in Peru. Link
13 February 2022
Edward Owens, a recognized international expert in the detection and evaluation of oil spills in coastal areas, has joined the planning and organization of the cleanup of the coast of Peru and has endorsed the action plan that was already being executed. Press release
12 February 2022
The sea and beach cleanup work is being carried out on time and with all the guarantees thanks to the nearly 1,800 active workers who. The safety and health of these people is a priority for Repsol, which has deployed an extensive structure to guarantee both. Press release
11 February 2022
Representatives of Repsol have appeared before the Andean, Amazonian, Afro-Peruvian, Environment and Ecology Commission of the Peruvian Congress to detail the company’s response to the oil spill of January 15 and the cleanup and remediation plan implemented after the spill. Press release
11 February 2022
Repsol continues the inspection work in areas of special environmental protection. With the help of PhD Marino Morikawa, the company already has the necessary authorizations to delimit the state of the work areas and continue with the environmental impact analysis. Press release
10 February 2022
We achieve progress in cleaning up more than 56% of the sea and the beaches. Link to video
09 February 2022
To continue promoting cleanup and remediation efforts, we are using a mobile geolocation app with a photo monitoring system. Our team records the progress and alerts about the area from their cell phones. Link to video
07 February 2022
We have been building a new animal care center in the Parque de las Leyendas, with areas for recovery, cleaning, rehabilitation, and shelter of species, with the support of SERFOR and Aiuká.
06 February 2022
We have installed more than 1,600 meters of absorbent pompons on rocks, cliffs, and near the shore, in order to prevent the tide and wind from making the sand dirty again on beaches that are already clean. Link to video
05 February 2022
We have incorporated a mobile system that allows our entire team of supervisors to take photographs that are sent immediately to the control center, from where we coordinate all the cleaning operations.
04 February 2022
Report on the actions taken by Repsol during the last 24 hours. by José Reyes, Senior Manager of Safety, Quality, and Environment. Link to video
03 February 2022
- The Minister of Environment, Wilber Supo; the Minister of Production, José Luis Prado; the Vice Minister of Environment, Alfredo Mamani; the Director General of OEFA, Milagros Pozo; and the Chief of Staff of the Ministry of Economy and Finance, Edgardo Cruzado, visited the Control Center at the La Pampilla Refinery.
- We presented to the authorities the plans required in Resolution Nº 00013- 2022-OEFA/DSEM of January 31, which establishes the closure of the maritime facilities at La Pampilla Refinery.
02 February 2022
We continue to incorporate technologies to make the cleanup work in the affected areas more efficient. We incorporated the Bow Collector system, a 100% selective skimmer, which allows us to remove large oil slicks more quickly, which allows us to accelerate the response processes.
01 February 2022
- The Minister of the Environment, Rubén Ramirez, visited the Emergency Control Center set up by Repsol at La Pampilla Refinery. At this location, the cleanup work is coordinated with world leading companies specialized in oil spill containment, contracted by Repsol
- Photo: LINK
31 January 2022
Visit of members of the Callao Port Captaincy and Coast Guard to the Emergency Control Center at La Pampilla Refinery.
30 January 2022
More than 200 additional tons of industrial equipment have arrived. This equipment is in addition to the equipment currently being used to respond to the spill. It will be used to strengthen the cleanup actions and provide backup equipment. These materials come from different countries such as Brazil, Colombia, Finland, USA, and Dubai, provided by the companies Lamor and Oil Spill Response Limited (OSRL).
29 January 2022
We reached a collaboration agreement with the Ancón Fishermen´s Association, which represents 1,045 people.
28 January 2022
- Marine Scientist Morikawa joins Repsol's remediation team.
- Repsol maintains dialogue with fishermen's associations and signs a collaboration agreement with Santa Rosa merchants, who join the cleanup efforts led by the company.
- Of the 10,396 barrels spilled, 35% have already been recovered through cleanup and remediation work.
27 January 2022
- We met with the Secretary General of the Presidential Office and the Ambassador at the Spanish Embassy to work on commitments related to the cleanup and aid for those affected.
- UN delegation visits Playa Cavero to review Repsol's Local Contingency Plan to remediate the affected area.
26 January 2022
- We conducted drone surveys in the TM2 area (sea and land) and helicopter overflights over the affected areas.
- We use satellite imagery and artificial intelligence to monitor and simulate the spill, allowing us to plan remediation efforts more effectively.
25 January 2022
- We intensified our collaboration by delivering food to rescued animals at the Parque de las Leyendas, where the work of sheltering and caring for rescued animals is being centralized.
- We send daily information to the Ministry of the Environment and the OEFA communicating the progress of the schedule presented to the authorities, which foresees the conclusion of the cleanup work by the end of February.
24 January 2022
Military personnel receive guidelines for the development of the activities by specialized technicians. In addition, we provide support in food and personal protective equipment (PPE) for the development of this work to all volunteers.
23 January 2022
- Personnel from the Ministry of Environment supervised the work from Playa Cavero to Miramar and yesterday conducted a tour of the northern beaches from Chancay to Playa Chica in Huacho.
- Aiuká carries out a technical visit where professionals are in charge of the medical care of the animals that have been rescued to date in order to provide them with the necessary support.
- Aiuká, an internationally recognized company in marine wildlife rescue, begins field work, carrying out a patrol together with Repsol personnel from Playa Cavero to Miramar.
- ONG Vida adds more than 300 volunteers to the waste collection efforts.
21 January 2022
- We submitted to the Ministry of the Environment the detailed action schedule for the cleanup of the area currently affected by the oil spill at the La Pampilla Refinery.
- We work together with ERM (Environmental Resources Management) to advise and control the emergency.
- We added LAMOR Corporation, specialized in beach cleanup, to the remediation work.
- We met with the President of the Council of Ministers, Mirtha Vásquez, to inform her of the progress made and actions taken to remediate the impacts.
- We met with the Minister of Energy and Mines, Eduardo González; the Minister of Environment, Rubén José Ramirez; and the Vice Minister of Environmental Management, Mariano Castro.
- We signed an agreement with four (4) fishermen associations of Ventanilla to provide support.
20 January 2022
- We assigned boats with brigades that have been recovering the spilled product with the corresponding materials and machinery.
- Remediation work organized in crews at the Cavero, Bahía Blanca, Santa Rosa and Ancón beaches.