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By Edition On Monday, September 17th, 2018

Rosaria: ‘Myanmar moving on with refinery without GZE: lessons for Curaçao’

Since visiting Myanmar late 2016, I’ve written extensively about the failure of Guangdong Zhenrong Engergy (GZE) to deliver on promises made to this Asian country to build a refinery as part of China’s imperial More...

By Edition On Friday, August 31st, 2018

Rhuggenaath: No guarantees about future Isla, but focus on solutions

WILLEMSTAD - Prime Minister Eugene Rhuggenaath cannot give any guarantees about the future of the Isla refinery, but he can guarantee that the focus is on scenarios that keep the refinery open and solve the problems. At More...

By Edition On Tuesday, August 28th, 2018

State-owned oil refinery in Trinidad to close

PORT OF SPAIN - As Trinidad and Tobago is about to celebrate its 56th anniversary of political independence, its state owned oil refinery company Petrotrin, which has employed thousands of permanent and contract More...

By Edition On Tuesday, August 28th, 2018

PDVSA and Shell signed service contract for gas exploitation in Monagas

CARACAS - Petróleos de Venezuela, SA (PDVSA) and the company Shell Venezuela, SA, signed a contract for technical services, supply of materials and services, for the use of natural gas in the north of Monagas More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, August 28th, 2018

Update: International corporations against Venezuelan PDVSA

HOUSTON, CARACAS - US oil giant ConocoPhillips "seized" Venezuela's export infrastructure in the Dutch Caribbean for compensation. Canadian gold company meanwhile resorts to Venezuela's refineries in the US. As More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018

Refinery at minimum as it continues partner hunt

WILLEMSTAD - Isla refinery continues operating at a minimum level as it waits for the resolution of a legal dispute between Venezuela’s state-run PDVSA and ConocoPhillips to restore crude supplies to the plant, More...

By Edition On Monday, August 13th, 2018

Is Venezuelan oil production falling even faster than expected?

The bad news from Venezuela continues. In July, Venezuela’s oil production came in lower than PDVSA had targeted, according to Argus Media. While PDVSA had hoped that it, along with its joint venture partners, More...

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By Edition On Thursday, August 9th, 2018

New legal study: “The Kingdom in violation of the European Convention on Human Rights in the case of the ‘Isla’ oil refinery on Curaçao”

WILLEMSTAD - Various studies have already been published when it comes to the Isla refinery and the violation of human rights because of the polluting emissions and the associated improper management. A new study More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

Close the refinery, it’s enough!

Curaçao has approximately 52,000 employees. Approximately 2,000 of them find employment as long as the refinery is maintained. There are also 30,000 unemployed. 20,000 families live / work under the smoke of the More...

By Edition On Monday, August 6th, 2018

MFK: ‘Prime Minister must explain what the Arawak Project is’

WILLEMSTAD - In a press release the opposition party of Gerrit Schotte, MFK stated that a Prime Minister that hides information about the future of a country is not worthy of leading that nation. The press release More...