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Jacob Gelt Dekker
By Edition On Monday, August 25th, 2014

Colombia, Curacao’s new oil refinery partner?

Refineria di Korsou, a fully owned island property, needs new investment. Sulfur levels in its refined end products are too high for most retail markets, and black bellowing exhaust from smoke stags is too polluting More...

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By Edition On Monday, August 18th, 2014

Why Dutch rulers want to impose sanction law against Curaçao

US Senator John McCain recently told the press: "European sanctions on Russia are 'a joke', "It's a joke and they will do nothing! They will continue to do nothing until the day they (EU) become independent of Russian More...

oil refinery
By Edition On Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Venezuela threatened with closure Curacao refinery

WILLEMSTAD - Venezuela threatened to close the refinery in Curaçao if the Venezuelan drug suspect, Hugo Carvajal, who was arrested in Aruba, was not released. The South American country was trying to exercise pressure More...

Oil Refinery
By Edition On Thursday, July 11th, 2013

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...

By Edition On Monday, July 8th, 2013

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

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

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

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

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

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...