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By Edition On Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
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The Bahamas to get US$4.5 billion oil refinery and storage facility

NASSAU - US-based Oban Energies is developing a US$4.5-billion oil refinery and oil storage facility off the southern tip of Grand Bahamas Island. Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis says the project is expected to More...

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By Edition On Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
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Citgo Petroleum slows Aruba refinery revamp due to US sanctions

HOUSTON - Houston-based Citgo Petroleum has slowed work on an overhaul of its 235,000-barrel-per-day Aruba refinery due to a lack of financing stemming from U.S. sanctions on Venezuela’s state-run PDVSA, the refining More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
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Once again white cat cracker powder in Wishi and Marchena

WILLEMSTAD - The neighborhoods Wishi and Marchena were covered with a white granular powder yesterday morning. The Isla refinery admits that the powder comes from the refinery. “The powder comes from the cat cracker,” More...

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By Edition On Friday, February 16th, 2018
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Curacao seeks Chinese lifeline for PdV-run refinery

WILLEMSTAD - More Venezuelan refugees than crude cargoes are coming ashore in Dutch-controlled Curacao these days, a symptom of the Opec country's economic and political maelstrom that has hobbled the island's More...

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By Edition On Friday, February 16th, 2018
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Update: PDVSA’s Isla oil refinery operating normally after explosion

WILLEMSTAD - A fire at the Isla oil refinery operated by Venezuela's PDVSA has been extinguished without impacting operations, sources close to the facility indicated today. An explosion at the 335,000-barrel-per-day More...

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By Edition On Friday, February 16th, 2018
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Explosion and fire erupt at oil refinery’s cat cracker

WILLEMSTAD - Last night, just before midnight, an explosion occurred at cat cracker on the oil refinery premises; this blast, felt up to several kilometers, was followed by a trail of fire coming down. Luckily no More...

Oil Refinery
By Edition On Thursday, February 8th, 2018
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Venezuela resorts to swaps to get imported oil for Curaçao refinery

WILLEMSTAD - Venezuela's state oil firm PDVSA has resumed crude imports for its 335,000-barrel-per-day Isla refinery in Curaçao after a seven-month pause, as it seeks to turn around falling fuel output, according More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, February 6th, 2018
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Oil refinery might become inoperative

WILLEMSTAD - The Isla refinery is currently limited in its steam deliveries from the CRU plant. That is according to the deputy director of the oil refinery Karel van Haren. Curacao Refinery Utilities is the independent More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, February 6th, 2018
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Parliament appoints special committee for future oil refinery

WILLEMSTAD - During the Central Committee meeting of the Curacao Parliament yesterday a majority of the MPs decided to appoint a special temporary committee to follow the process regarding the uncertain future of More...

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By Edition On Thursday, January 25th, 2018
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Curaçao will involve entire Kingdom in the modernization process of the refinery

WILLEMSTAD - After Central Committee meeting of Parliament that was called by the coalition partners, the Prime Minister of Curaçao Eugene Rhuggenaath declared that when implementing a mega-project such as the More...