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PrimeMinister_Refinery
By Edition On Thursday, November 8th, 2018
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Prime Minister meets with refinery representatives

WILLEMSTAD - The Prime Minister of Curaçao Eugene Rhuggenaath, who is also responsible for the refinery, met with the management of both Isla and the public company Curaçao Refinery (RdK). The unions representing More...

Oil Refinery
By Edition On Saturday, October 27th, 2018
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Curaçao close to finding strategic partner for refinery

WILLEMSTAD - The government of Curaçao is close to signing preliminary agreements with at least two US and European companies to resuscitate its 220,000 b/d Isla oil refinery that has been virtually abandoned by More...

ConocoPhilips-Offices
By Edition On Friday, October 26th, 2018
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ConocoPhillips gets $345 million in cash and commodities from Venezuela’s PDVSA

HOUSTON - U.S. oil producer ConocoPhillips on Thursday said it received $345 million in cash and commodities last quarter from Venezuelan state oil firm PDVSA under a settlement that came after Conoco seized some More...

oil refinery
By Edition On Wednesday, October 24th, 2018
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Union accused PDVSA for problems with refinery

WILLEMSTAD - All the focus is now on the Curaçao Refinery Utilities (CRU) for the problems with the refinery. But according to the STK union, CRU is not the problem. The problem is the Venezuelan State Oil Company More...

Refinery
By Edition On Monday, October 22nd, 2018
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Action oil refinery employees on hold

WILLEMSTAD - It threatened to be chaos for a moment. The staff of the oil refinery was ready to lay down their work as a sign of protest. They cannot accept the fact that the refinery is not operating at the moment. Thanks More...

KTK
By Edition On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018
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KTK is going through some tough times

WILLEMSTAD - Towing company KTK needs financing to survive. Due to the lack of tankers and other shipping, many tugs are not operating in the harbor. The number of vessels dropped by 30 percent in the past three More...

Refineria di Korsou
By Edition On Monday, October 1st, 2018
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Search for a strategic partner for oil refinery progressing according to plan

WILLEMSTAD - All the efforts of the public company Refineria di Korsou (RdK), the Curaçao Refinery is concentrated on finding a strategic partner for the refinery after the current contract with the Venezuelan More...

Bullenbaai
By Edition On Wednesday, September 26th, 2018
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Transshipment Bullen Bay in danger because of conflict PDVSA and ConocoPhillips

WILLEMSTAD - According to reliable sources, Curaçao is the victim of the conflict between Venezuela and ConocoPhillips. Since the seizure of the Americans, crude oil from Venezuela goes directly to China and not More...

Lance_Conoco
By Edition On Wednesday, September 5th, 2018
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Conoco waiting for Venezuela to pay US$2 billion settlement: CEO

U.S. oil producer ConocoPhillips is still awaiting payment from Venezuela on a US$2 billion arbitration settlement reached last month with the South American nation, Chief Executive Ryan Lance said on Wednesday. HOUSTON More...

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By Edition On Friday, August 31st, 2018
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Dock damage adds to Venezuela’s oil export troubles

CARACAS - An allision at Venezuela's main oil export port may have serious implications for PDVSA's contractual obligations with foreign oil consumers, including Russian oil major Rosneft, which has agreed to accept More...