Venezuela's state-run oil company Petroleos de Venezuela [PDVSA.UL] has halted operations at the Petropiar crude upgrader and stopped crude transport from its Petrosinovensa and Petromonagas projects, according to four people familiar with the matter and documents seen by Reuters.
CARACAS/MARACAY, Venezuela Fuel shipped from Iran began arriving at Venezuela's gasoline stations on Saturday, just hours before President Nicolas Maduro announced higher prices at the pump that are set to end more than two decades of almost-free gasoline.
CARACAS/MARACAY, Venezuela Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday pledged to begin charging citizens for gasoline, as the fourth cargo of a five-tanker flotilla bringing fuel from Iran approached the South American nation's exclusive economic zone.
MARACAY, Venezuela, May 27 The fourth cargo of a
group of Iranian tankers reached the Caribbean Sea on Wednesday
as the receiving nation, Venezuela, began preparations to
distribute the imported gasoline among desperate citizens,
according to Refinitiv Eikon and a government official.
Venezuela's state-run oil company Petroleos de Venezuela [PDVSA.UL] has cut crude production at several locations and its main crude blending plant has been operating intermittently this month due to mounting stockpiles, according to a half-dozen industry sources and documents seen by Reuters.
MARACAY, Venezuela The third cargo of an Iranian tanker flotilla carrying fuel for gasoline-thirsty Venezuela on Tuesday reached the nation's exclusive economic zone as the previous two were discharging at state run PDVSA's ports, Refinitiv Eikon data showed.
MARACAY, Venezuela The third cargo of an Iranian tanker flotilla carrying fuel for gasoline-thirsty Venezuela was approaching the nation's exclusive economic zone on Tuesday as the previous two were preparing to discharge, according to Refinitiv Eikon data.
A joint venture partner of state oil company PDVSA, GPB Global Resources BV, has received at least two cargoes of Venezuelan crude in recent months as part of a deal to settle pending debt from their Petrozamora project, according to two sources and a shipping document seen by Reuters.
Wildfires during Venezuela's dry season are posing heightened risk to crude output this year due to lack of maintenance in state-owned oil company's PDVSA's oilfields and fuel shortages leaving firefighters without fuel, according to interviews with a half-dozen workers and other industry sources.
MARACAY, Venezuela/CARACAS Venezuela has received refining materials via plane shipment from Iran to help it start the catalytic cracking unit at the 310,000 barrels-per-day Cardon refinery, which is necessary to produce gasoline, an official said on Thursday.