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Frank Ward (Dr)
By Edition On Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Probe into Trinidad oil spill that’s worse than first thought

PORT OF SPAIN – Trinidad and Tobago’s oil company Petrotrin says the equivalent of 300 barrels of oil actually leaked from a ruptured storage tank on Sunday – 15 times more than the amount it had initially More...

By Edition On Friday, October 7th, 2016

CPA takes measures against oil leaks in the port

WILLEMSTAD – In the morning of Thursday, October 6, an oil leak took place in the St. Anna Bay near the Motet Yard. Curaçao Ports Authority (CPA) received this message from the contractor carrying out work on More...

Jan Kok
By Edition On Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

Oil refinery responsible for oil pollution Jan Kok

WILLEMSTAD – The Isla oil refinery must pay about 40 thousand dollars for the cleaning of the saliña Jan Kok, which is a popular flamingo spotting area. The refinery is responsible for the oil spill in August More...

Oil spill
By Edition On Thursday, October 30th, 2014

Isla has to present proof against oil spill Jan Kok

WILLEMSTAD – The oil refinery Isla must prove in court that the oil spill, which occurred in 2012 at Jan Kok and severely polluted the whole area, did not come from its installations at Bullenbaai. The judge had More...

Oil spill
By Edition On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Parties in oil case Jan Kok discuss settlement

WILLEMSTAD - Wind direction, wind speed and the flow of the water. These are the main issues that need to determine whether the oil spill of August 17 and 18, 2012 at Jan Kok flowed comes from the Isla Refinery. Heritage More...

Oil spill
By Edition On Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

PDVSA before the Court of Justice

WILLEMSTAD - The Court in Curaçao can continue with the lawsuit against Venezuelan state oil company PdVSA. The oil company is on trial because of the oil spill last year at Jan Kok. August last year, a large amount More...

Oil Spill
By Edition On Monday, July 22nd, 2013

New oil spill at Jan Kok

WILLEMSTAD – Yesterday a cyclist discovered a 35 meter long oil spill along the south coastline. The spot can be seen on a photograph of the local Dutch newspaper Antilliaans Dagblad. The oil spill is approximately More...

Oil spill
By Edition On Friday, December 7th, 2012

Oil spill investigation will continue

WILLEMSTAD – The Public Prosecutor of Curacao (OM) launched a criminal investigation into the cause of the oil spill since the 'Oil spill' of August 18 at Jan Kok. The results of the sample analysis has been More...

Oil spill
By Edition On Monday, November 12th, 2012

Isla denies blame for recent oil spill Bullenbaai

WILLEMSTAD - The oil slick that appeared last Wednesday at Bullenbaai, is not from the oil refinery Isla. This was reported by the refinery itself. While the Ministry of Environment and Nature came up with a statement More...

By Edition On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

SMOC files complaint at OM

WILLEMSTAD – The Clean Environment Foundation Curaçao (Smoc) filed a complaint at the Public Prosecution (OM). Smoc wants the OM to start a criminal investigation into the oil / environmental disaster at Jan More...