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Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Banned at Sea: Venezuela’s Crude-Stained Oil Tankers
By Marianna Parraga and Mircely Guanipa HOUSTON/PUNTO FIJO, Venezuela, April 18 (Reuters) – In the scorching heat of the Caribbean Sea, workers in scuba suits scrub crude oil by hand...
Friday, April 22, 2016
Venezuela Piles Up $1 Billion Bill for Late Shipping Containers
By Corina Pons and Jonathan Saul PUERTO CABELLO, Venezuela/LONDON, April 22 (Reuters) – Venezuelan state agencies have run up close to $1 billion in debts with shipping firms due to...
Thursday, April 7, 2016
PDVSA to Receive First U.S. Crude Cargo from BP, Backlog Eases Around Curacao
HOUSTON, April 6 (Reuters) – Venezuela’s PDVSA will discharge in the coming days its first cargo of U.S. crude bought from British BP, who along with China Oil was awarded...
Thursday, March 24, 2016
Delays at Venezuela’s Main Crude Port Trigger Vessels Backlog
By Marianna Parraga and Alexandra Ulmer HOUSTON/CARACAS, March 24 (Reuters) – Serious delays to load and unload vessels at Venezuela’s main crude port started to create a backlog of tankers...
Wednesday, March 2, 2016
World Bank Tribunal Partially Lifts Suspension on Tidewater Award in Venezuela Case
CARACAS, March 1 (Reuters) – A World Bank tribunal partially lifted a stay of enforcement on a compensation claim payable by Venezuela to oil service company Tidewater, meaning the company...
Monday, January 18, 2016
Iran-Venezuela Oil Tanker Deal Hit by Sanctions Snags
By Jonathan Saul and Marianna Parraga LONDON/HOUSTON, Jan 18 (Reuters) – An agreement to build oil tankers in Iran for Venezuela has been left in limbo years after it was...
Thursday, December 3, 2015
Monday, September 14, 2015
Venezuela Arrests Seven Suspected of Smuggling Diesel Onboard PDVSA Tanker
PARAGUANA, Venezuela (Reuters) – Venezuelan authorities have arrested seven people for allegedly attempting to smuggle diesel, an industry source and a law enforcement source said last Tuesday, as the...
Thursday, July 9, 2015
Venezuela Bid to Review $46 Million Tidewater Award Rejected
CARACAS, July 8 (Reuters) – Venezuela’s request to review a $46 million compensation claim it has been ordered to pay to oil service company Tidewater was rejected and the stay...
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Second Algerian Crude Cargo Arrives in Venezuela
A tanker carrying Algerian light oil arrived at the Venezuelan port of Jose late on Monday and is waiting to unload up to 2 million barrels in PDVSA's second crude purchase from state-run Sonatrach, according to Reuters vessel-tracking data.
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Venezuelan Oil Ports Struggle to Handle Tanker Arrivals
Venezuelan oil ports are struggling to load and unload cargoes on time amid an increase in fuel imports prompted by trouble at PDVSA's 1.3 million-barrel-per-day domestic refining network, shippers told Reuters on Thursday.
Sunday, October 26, 2014
Supertanker Arrives With Venezuela’s First Imported Crude Oil
Oil tanker Carabobo, bringing Venezuela's first import of crude oil, arrived late on Saturday at the Jose port, where it is scheduled to unload up to 2 million barrels of Algerian Saharan Blend.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Venezuela Books VLCC to Import Second Algerian Crude Shipment
Venezuela's state-run oil company PDVSA has hired a supertanker to load a second 2 million-barrel cargo of Algerian crude, according to preliminary tanker fixture data.
Friday, October 17, 2014
Venezuela Buys Two Russian Crude Cargoes for Curacao Refinery -Sources
Venezuela's PDVSA bought two cargoes of Russian Urals light crude from a unit of Petrochina to be delivered starting in November at the Isla refinery in Curacao operated by the state-run oil company, traders told Reuters on Friday.
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
VLCC Departs Algeria With Venezuela’s First Ever Imported Crude
The first tanker of imported crude ever bought by Venezuela has sailed from Algeria in a move to reduce costs by the South American state-run oil company PDVSA, according to Reuters ship tracking data and sources close to the deal.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Saturday, October 12, 2013
Venezuela Detains Anadarko-Contracted Survey Vessel in Disputed Waters
Oct. 11 (Bloomberg) — Anadarko Petroleum Corp., the third- largest independent U.S. oil and natural gas producer, said it’s working for the release of a research vessel and its crew...
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