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By Edition On Thursday, January 11th, 2018
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Oil seizure aggravates Venezuela-Curaçao tensions

WILLEMSTAD - The seizure of a crude cargo in Curacao's Bullen Bay terminal has further aggravated tensions between Venezuela and Dutch Caribbean islands that have long provided refining and logistical support to More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, January 10th, 2018
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Oil tanker PDVSA seized in Curaçao

Various shipping companies are demanding a hefty $ 30 million from PdVSA for outstanding invoices. WILLEMSTAD - The Panamanian oil tanker Proteo is not allowed to depart from Bullenbaai. The ship is on the chain. More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, January 10th, 2018
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China’s debt-ridden Guangdong Zhenrong taps private refiner for Curaçao project

WILLEMSTAD, BEIJING - China’s debt-ridden Guangdong Zhenrong Energy (GZE) has asked a private refining group to join a multi-billion dollar investment in an aging Caribbean oil plant to shore up financing on the More...

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By Edition On Monday, January 8th, 2018
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Dutch studying PDVSA reply to Caribbean oil-facility repair demand

KRALENDIJK - Dutch authorities are evaluating Venezuelan state-run oil company’s PDVSA’s response on Friday to a demand to repair or close a decaying oil-storage facility on the Caribbean island of Bonaire, More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018
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Update: Guangdong Zhenrong Energy refutes that it is unable to operate the refinery

WILLEMSTAD - The government of Curacao has scrapped a preliminary agreement with China’s Guangdong Zhenrong Energy (GZE) to operate the island’s aging Isla refinery, saying the company misrepresented itself More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018
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Curaçao scraps deal for Chinese firm to run Isla refinery

WILLEMSTAD - The government of Curacao said it has scrapped a preliminary agreement with Guangdong Zhenrong Energy to operate the island’s aging Isla refinery, saying the Chinese firm misrepresented itself and More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, December 27th, 2017
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Venezuela’s oil giant is struggling in Caribbean Sea

CARACAS - The misfortunes of Venezuela’s state-owned oil company are now roiling the clear waters of the Caribbean Sea.Once the region’s driving force, Petroleos de Venezuela SA, or PDVSA, as it is known, faces More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, December 19th, 2017
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Venezuela’s oil industry falling apart

CARACAS - Corruption in the Venezuelan state oil industry, denounced by the government itself, and with former ministers and senior managers behind bars, is the latest evidence that, in the country with the largest More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, December 19th, 2017
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Venezuela’s PDVSA at risk of losing Bonaire terminal over maintenance delay

HOUSTON - Venezuela’s PDVSA could lose its license to operate an oil storage terminal it owns on the Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire if it does not soon fulfill maintenance demands by regulators, a government More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
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Curaçao accepts help from the Netherlands in the search for new tenant refinery

WILLEMSTAD, THE HAGUE - Curaçao is open for help from The Hague in the search for a tenant for the Isla refinery. A positive development, according to the Leiden professor Gert Oostindie, director of the Royal More...