What Will a New Energy Minister Mean for Peru?

Phillip Leon Euell, of counsel at Diaz, Reus & Targ, LLP: “Rómulo Mucho’s appointment marks a strategic effort to revitalize Peru’s energy and mining sector, confronting its numerous challenges with proven leadership. He brings to the table more than 40 years of experience in the mining and cement industries, having served notably as vice minister of mines in the Alejandro Toledo administration. He is celebrated for his commitment to modernizing mining practices, practices, highlighting the sector’s crucial role in surmounting economic obstacles and its synergy with agricultural exports to strengthen the Peruvian economy. The energy sector, grappling with the need to diversify its sources, faces particular challenges in expanding the use of Camisea gas and electricity