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Petroleos de Venezuela (PVDSA)

Edificio Petróleos de Venezuela
Av. Libertador La Campiña, torre Este
Caracas
Distrito Federal
1010-A
Venezuela

Telephone : 58-212-7081111
Email : webmaster@pdvsa.com
Web : www.pdvsa.com


Article archive for Petroleos de Venezuela (PVDSA);

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Venezuela tank farm explosion blamed on “terrorist incursions” 14 March 2019

Two tanks containing thinners exploded on March 13 at a tank farm facility belonging to Venezuela's state oil company PDVSA in eastern Anzoategui state. There have been no reports of victims as yet, according to local media. The blast occurred at the Petro San Felix facility located in San Diego de Cabrutica, the daily Ultimas Noticias reported via Twitter. ...

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Venezuela blackout halts oil exports, refinery operations 12 March 2019

Venezuela’s state-run oil firm PDVSA has been unable to resume crude exports from its primary port since last week’s country-wide power outage, essentially crippling the OPEC nation’s principal industry. The power outage also affected the Puerto la Cruz refinery in Anzoategui, run by state-owned oil company PDVSA, which was already operating at minimum levels. Authorities have given few indications how long it might take to restore power....

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ConocoPhillips signs $2 billion settlement with Venezuela’s PDVSA 21 August 2018

US oil and gas giant ConocoPhillips said on August 20 that it has settled with Venezuela’s state-run oil company, PDVSA, to recover about $2 billion in arbitration payments. The International Chamber of Commerce awarded ConocoPhillips that amount in April after PDVSA failed to uphold various contractual commitments....

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Explosion at major Venezuela refinery injures two 02 January 2018

A furnace exploded during a unit restart at Venezuela’s largest refining complex, injuring two workers, sources told Reuters on December 28. The explosion occurred at the naphtha reformer of the Cardon refinery on the Paraguana peninsula, the sources said. The two victims are receiving medical treatment....

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Venezuelan oil company could lose key Dutch Antilles oil terminal because of lack of funds for maintenance 19 December 2017

Authorities on the Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire have warned Venezuela’s state-owned oil company PDVSA could lose its license to operate an oil storage terminal it owns if it does not soon fulfil maintenance demands by regulators. According to a Reuters report, the company has until January 5 to introduce maintenance and safety enhancements at the terminal or it would be shut down....

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News Extra: Political unrest in Venezuela increases pressure on state oil company PDVSA 22 September 2017

The move by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to bypass the country’s opposition-led Congress and appoint a new assembly to rewrite the constitution has increased instability across the country’s politics and institutions, with street protests and official repression increasingly resembling a low level civil war. One key institution that is facing a very uncertain future is the state oil company, Petroleos de Venezuela SA (PDVSA)....

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Venezuela's PDVSA announces major oil spill 08 November 2016

Venezuela's state oil company PDVSA said on November 7 that an oil spill in central Anzoategui state east of Caracas had polluted drinking water supplies to a number of communities over a radius of 50 kilometres. The leak occurred in a pipeline in the locality of Santa Clara and the group said it had launched an operation to supply drinking water and protect local ecosystems....

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Venezuela loses US refinery stake to ConocoPhillips after court ruling 24 September 2015

A US Federal Court has upheld an International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) arbitration allowing US oil giant ConocoPhillips to take Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA’s 50% stake in a delayed coking unit at the Sweeny refinery in Old Ocean, Texas. The 70,000 barrel-per-day coking unit was originally owned by a joint venture between PDVSA and Phillips. ...

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Spill from Venezuelan oil plant pollutes river 01 April 2015

Reports from local sources in mid-March say a significant leak from state-owned oil giant PDVSA’s Jusepín complex has polluted the Guarapiche River in northeastern Venezuela.In February 2012 some 80,000 barrels‘ worth of oil spilled into the river within 20 hours. At the time, it was the worst oil slick Venezuela had seen in 74 years....

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Explosion at PDVSA refinery on Curacao injures two 07 November 2014

An explosion at a gas plant of Curacao's 335,000 barrel per day (bpd) Isla refinery on November 5 injured two people, according to workers at the facility quoted by Reuters. The Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA, which operates the refinery on the former Dutch Caribbean island, would not comment on the issue....