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Oil Refinery
By Edition On Thursday, July 11th, 2013
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Situation at refinery putting propane production and delivery at risk

WILLEMSTAD – The situation which presented itself at the oil refinery last Sunday, which was related to CRU (formerly known as BOO), is putting the production and delivery of propane gas for domestic use at risk. More...

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By Edition On Monday, July 8th, 2013
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Failure BOO creates black smoke and power outage

WILLEMSTAD – On Sunday July 7, black smoke pulled up above the refinery-terrain. The smoke was caused by failure of the BOO-central. The BOO is responsible for delivering electricity to the refinery. Because of More...

Oil Refinery
By Edition On Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013
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AAV drags Isla to court

WILLEMSTAD – The Antillean Contractors Association (AAV) will file a case against the PDVSA (Curacao Refinery Isla) in court. The process for this court case was put in motion yesterday, as confirmed by director More...

By Edition On Thursday, December 27th, 2012
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Accountants did not approve Aqualectra’s 2010 annual report

WILLEMSTAD – KPMG did not approve the 2010 annual report of the utility company Aqualectra. The accountants have shown on the different deficiencies e.g. the transfer of Aqualectra’s shares to BOO to zero. This More...

Bullenbaai where oil spill started
By Edition On Friday, September 28th, 2012
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Oil Refinery finances oil spill investigation

WILLEMSTAD - Refineria di Kòrsou (Oil Refinery) has financed an independent investigation into the oil leak at Jan Kok. That was announced by Minister Jacinta Scoop-Constancia (MFK) of Health, Environment and Nature More...

Oil spill
By Edition On Thursday, September 20th, 2012
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Government and Refinery must take measures to prevent more oil spill

WILLEMSTAD - Minister Liesbeth Spies (Kingdom Relations) has answered parliamentary questions asked by Ineke van Gent (GroenLinks) and Wassila Hachchi (D66) to her ministry and the Ministry of Infrastructure and More...

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By Edition On Saturday, September 8th, 2012
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Oil Refinery accuses SMOC

WILLEMSTAD - Kenneth Gijsbertha, spokesman for the oil refinary, accused the environmental movement SMOC of deliberately misleading the worldwide public opinion. The environmental movement would have ‘photoshopped’ More...

World Wildlife Fund
By Edition On Saturday, September 1st, 2012
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WWF: funds for clean up oil Jan Kok

WILLEMSTAD – The World Wildlife Fund has made 5000 euro’s available for the cleanup of the oil with which the nature area Jan Kok is smeared. The contribution is mainly used for the equipment of volunteers who More...

Oil Refinery disaster
By Edition On Saturday, August 25th, 2012
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Thirty nine killed by explosion oil refinery Venezuela

CARACAS -  Thirty nine were reported dead at a gas explosion in the largest oil refinery in Venezuela. More than 5 people were injured. According to Stella Lugo, Governor of the State of Lara, the location where More...

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By Edition On Friday, August 17th, 2012
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Billion dollar lawsuit against the refinery

ORANJESTAD — A group of concerned citizens want to press charges again the refinery in San Nicolas because of pollution and damaging consequences to health. Lawyer John Zara, who says the group hired him, speaks More...