All about Oil Refinery

By Edition On Monday, August 13th, 2018

Is Venezuelan oil production falling even faster than expected?

The bad news from Venezuela continues. In July, Venezuela’s oil production came in lower than PDVSA had targeted, according to Argus Media. While PDVSA had hoped that it, along with its joint venture partners, More...

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By Edition On Thursday, August 9th, 2018

New legal study: “The Kingdom in violation of the European Convention on Human Rights in the case of the ‘Isla’ oil refinery on Curaçao”

WILLEMSTAD - Various studies have already been published when it comes to the Isla refinery and the violation of human rights because of the polluting emissions and the associated improper management. A new study More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

Close the refinery, it’s enough!

Curaçao has approximately 52,000 employees. Approximately 2,000 of them find employment as long as the refinery is maintained. There are also 30,000 unemployed. 20,000 families live / work under the smoke of the More...

By Edition On Monday, August 6th, 2018

MFK: ‘Prime Minister must explain what the Arawak Project is’

WILLEMSTAD - In a press release the opposition party of Gerrit Schotte, MFK stated that a Prime Minister that hides information about the future of a country is not worthy of leading that nation. The press release More...

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By Edition On Friday, August 3rd, 2018

Restart production oil refinery only after cleaning

WILLEMSTAD - The production of the oil refinery Isla can only be restarted when the waste is removed from the chimneys. This is according to an explanation given by the spokesperson of the Refineria di Korsou Earl More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

Workers at oil refinery begin strike

WILLEMSTAD - Workers at Curacao'sIsla refinery operated by Venezuelan state-run oil firm PDVSA began a strike on Wednesday to demand information about the refinery's future. The strike's impact is likely to be More...

St. Croix refinery
By Edition On Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

Economic and policy Insight: ‘Possible implications of the restart of the St Croix refinery for the Caribbean’

In a marathon meeting that started last Wednesday and ended past midnight Thursday, the Senate of the USVI, voted in favor of a proposal to restart the refinery. Owners of the idled oil refinery in St. Croix, U.S. More...

Oil Refinery
By Edition On Monday, July 23rd, 2018

Curacao mulling 15 firms to replace Venezuela as refinery operator

WILLEMSTAD - The oil refinery Isla is considering offers from 15 companies interested in temporarily operating the 335,000-barrel-per-day facility to replace the current operator, Venezuela’s ailing PDVSA state More...

By Edition On Friday, July 20th, 2018

Great interest for Curaçao oil refinery

WILLEMSTAD - According to a press release emitted by the government, a so-called 'non-disclosure agreement' was signed between 15 interested parties and the public company Curaçao Refinery (RdK) to ensure the continuation More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, July 10th, 2018

PDVSA’s oil sales to US bounced In June; Caribbean stocks drained

HOUSTON - Venezuelan crude sales to the United States recovered in June from May as state-run PDVSA exported more of its diluted oil to its customers and drained inventories from two Caribbean islands affected More...