Published On: Sun, Jul 7th, 2013

Power failure paralyzes PDVSA refinery in Curacao – the blackout affected the entire island

1044882_168135093368416_1084368048_nWILLEMSTAD – A power outage knocked out services on Sunday at the Isla refinery, operated by the state-owned Petroleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) in Curacao, workers of that facility, which processes up to 335,000 barrels per day (b / d) of oil, told the media.

The power outage, which began to be reversed, affected the entire island, including the plant that provides industrial services like water, electricity and steam to the refinery.

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