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By Edition On Wednesday, December 19th, 2018

PDVSA seeks to restart refinery before the end of its lease

WILLEMSTAD - Petróleos de Venezuela SA is trying to restart the refiner and operate it for a final year before the lease expires and is transferred to another operator, probably to Motiva Enterprises LLC, owned More...

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By Edition On Thursday, December 6th, 2018

Curaçao selects US company to restart refinery

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao has selected a US company as the preferred bidder for a long-term contract to run its oil refinery, stepping in before Venezuelan state-owned PdV's lease expires in December 2019. RdK, the More...

By Edition On Wednesday, November 28th, 2018

Dutch help desired with refinery negotiations

WILLEMSTAD - Curacao is going to the Netherlands early next year to ask for help in finding a new operator for the Isla refinery. This is according to the Prime Minister of Curaçao Eugene Rhuggenaath. At the moment More...

pollution refinery
By Edition On Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

SMOC: The distribution of money within the RdK N.V.

WILLEMSTAD - RdK N.V. (Refineria di Korsou N.V.) collects the meager rent of the Isla. A meager rent because for the maintenance of the refinery and the more environmentally friendly operation - an objective of More...

oil refinery
By Edition On Wednesday, October 24th, 2018

Union accused PDVSA for problems with refinery

WILLEMSTAD - All the focus is now on the Curaçao Refinery Utilities (CRU) for the problems with the refinery. But according to the STK union, CRU is not the problem. The problem is the Venezuelan State Oil Company More...

By Edition On Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

RdK to sign MoU with potential strategic partner Isla refinery soon

WILLEMSTAD - The public company Refineria di Korsou (RdK), the Curaçao Refinery indicated that it soon wants to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with one of the eight potential strategic partners selected so More...

By Edition On Thursday, August 2nd, 2018

Update: Workers at Curacao’s Venezuela-run refinery end brief strike

WILLEMSTAD - Workers at the Isla refinery operated by Venezuelan state-run oil firm PDVSA staged a brief strike on Wednesday to demand information about their job security, but the refinery and a worker said the More...

Refineria di Korsou
By Edition On Thursday, May 17th, 2018

RdK on schedule with refinery

WILLEMSTAD - There will be a strategic partner for the refinery. Everything is running according to schedule. This was announced by the public company Curaçao Refinery (RdK), the owner of the refinery. Potential More...

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By Edition On Monday, April 16th, 2018

Guyana government considers establishing gold refinery

GEORGETOWN - The Guyana Government is considering modernizing the local gold industry through the establishment of a gold refinery. And Minister of Natural Resources Raphael Trotman, who made the disclosure, said More...

By Edition On Thursday, January 4th, 2018

First cargo of alumina ships from Jamaica bauxite refinery under Chinese ownership

KINGSTON - The first cargo of alumina produced by the Alpart refinery under its new Chinese owners has been shipped from the island. The shipment, which totalled 35,000 tonnes, is destined for China. It is the More...