All about Refinery

Oil refinery
By Edition On Thursday, December 6th, 2018
0 Comments

Curaçao selects US company to restart refinery

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao has selected a US company as the preferred bidder for a long-term contract to run its oil refinery, stepping in before Venezuelan state-owned PdV's lease expires in December 2019. RdK, the More...

Rhuggenaath2
By Edition On Wednesday, November 28th, 2018
0 Comments

Dutch help desired with refinery negotiations

WILLEMSTAD - Curacao is going to the Netherlands early next year to ask for help in finding a new operator for the Isla refinery. This is according to the Prime Minister of Curaçao Eugene Rhuggenaath. At the moment More...

pollution refinery
By Edition On Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
0 Comments

SMOC: The distribution of money within the RdK N.V.

WILLEMSTAD - RdK N.V. (Refineria di Korsou N.V.) collects the meager rent of the Isla. A meager rent because for the maintenance of the refinery and the more environmentally friendly operation - an objective of More...

oil refinery
By Edition On Wednesday, October 24th, 2018
0 Comments

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...

pdvsa
By Edition On Wednesday, August 8th, 2018
0 Comments

RdK to sign MoU with potential strategic partner Isla refinery soon

WILLEMSTAD - The public company Refineria di Korsou (RdK), the Curaçao Refinery indicated that it soon wants to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with one of the eight potential strategic partners selected so More...

oil-refinery
By Edition On Thursday, August 2nd, 2018
0 Comments

Update: Workers at Curacao’s Venezuela-run refinery end brief strike

WILLEMSTAD - Workers at the Isla refinery operated by Venezuelan state-run oil firm PDVSA staged a brief strike on Wednesday to demand information about their job security, but the refinery and a worker said the More...

Refineria di Korsou
By Edition On Thursday, May 17th, 2018
0 Comments

RdK on schedule with refinery

WILLEMSTAD - There will be a strategic partner for the refinery. Everything is running according to schedule. This was announced by the public company Curaçao Refinery (RdK), the owner of the refinery. Potential More...

Gold bars
By Edition On Monday, April 16th, 2018
0 Comments

Guyana government considers establishing gold refinery

GEORGETOWN - The Guyana Government is considering modernizing the local gold industry through the establishment of a gold refinery. And Minister of Natural Resources Raphael Trotman, who made the disclosure, said More...

alpart-alumina
By Edition On Thursday, January 4th, 2018
0 Comments

First cargo of alumina ships from Jamaica bauxite refinery under Chinese ownership

KINGSTON - The first cargo of alumina produced by the Alpart refinery under its new Chinese owners has been shipped from the island. The shipment, which totalled 35,000 tonnes, is destined for China. It is the More...

oil refinery
By Edition On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
0 Comments

Carbon dioxide in atmosphere rises at record rate for second straight year

The amount of carbon dioxide in the air has reached a new record. COLORADO – For the second consecutive year, carbon dioxide concentrations as measured at the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii rose at a record rate, More...