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By Edition On Thursday, August 18th, 2016

Venezuela’s light crude habit soaks up US exports

HOUSTON - Venezuela’s thirst for light crude imports could play an interesting role in crimping as much as 300,000 b/d of its own crude exports. That would amount to a whopping 14% of Venezuela’s 2.12 million More...

By Edition On Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

USVI government sues refinery operator for $1.5 billion

ST CROIX, USVI -- A complaint filed in Superior Court in the US Virgin Islands on Monday charged the Hess Corporation with serious violations of the law after the company abandoned operations at one of the largest More...

By Edition On Friday, September 11th, 2015

Three cargoes of African crude delivered in Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - Venezuela's state-run oil company PDVSA has bought three new cargoes of Angolan and Nigerian crudes for delivery at Bullenbay terminal in Curaçao, according to traders and Thomson Reuters vessel tracking More...

By Edition On Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

USVI government seeks to foreclose on St Croix refinery

ST CROIX, USVI -- In the latest twist in the ongoing saga of the mothballed HOVENSA oil refinery on St Croix, the US Virgin Islands government last week filed a six-page action in the local Superior Court to begin More...

By Edition On Thursday, December 11th, 2014

OPEC ‘effectively dissolved’; oil will slide to $50

OPEC has lost its competence, as it failed to stabilize oil prices at the last meeting, according to Bank of America. It warns oil will slide to $50 a barrel leading to wild prices, where only rich Middle East states More...

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By Edition On Thursday, December 4th, 2014

PAIS and Leeflang want Greentown in parliament

WILLEMSTAD – The PAIS faction and Independent Member of Parliament, Omayra Leeflang want to submit a request to convene a Central Committee meeting with Greentown, the organization dedicated to an alternative More...

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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...

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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...

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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...