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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...

oil refinery
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...

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...