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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...

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...

oil refinery
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...

World Wildlife Fund
By Edition On Saturday, September 1st, 2012

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

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...