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Exclusive: Venezuela eyes first-ever use of foreign oil for contracts - documents

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Venezuela is considering refining foreign crude fo.....»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 13th, 2018

Venezuela settles $1.2 billion creditor claim to protect Citgo

Cash-strapped Venezuela settled a $1.2 billion arbitration claim that will protect its crown jewel foreign asset, the Houston-based Citgo Petroleum Corp refining business, from being stripped away by a creditor, according to Canadian court documents......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 25th, 2018

Exclusive: Venezuela"s self-declared president Guaido to nominate own Citgo board - sources

Advisers to Venezuela's self-declared president Juan Guaido have proposed he appoint six executives to a transitional board for U.S. refiner Citgo Petroleum Corp, Venezuela's most important foreign asset, four people close to the talks said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 12th, 2019

Exclusive: Venezuela"s refinery woes send fuel imports soaring - internal documents

Venezuela this month plans to import over 300,000 barrels per day (bpd) of refined products to ease domestic fuel shortages caused by hobbled refineries and need to prioritize exports, according to internal documents seen by Reuters......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 5th, 2018

Exclusive: Justice Department demands details from Glencore on intermediary firms - sources

The U.S. Department of Justice is seeking documents from Glencore about intermediary companies that the commodities firm has worked with in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Venezuela and Nigeria, sources familiar with the matter said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 23rd, 2018

Exclusive: Saudi Aramco eyes partnerships as it expands refining, petrochems

Exclusive: Saudi Aramco eyes partnerships as it expands refining, petrochems.....»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 12th, 2018

Maduro Reveals Secret Meetings With Trump Administration: AP

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro told AP on Thursday that his foreign minister has held secret talks in New York with the US special envoy to Venezuela, Elliott Abrams, and predicted he would remain in power despite a global campai.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 15th, 2019

Citgo Petroleum to dismiss workers in Aruba over U.S. sanctions: prime minister

A Citgo Petroleum Corp refining unit in Aruba plans to dismiss workers following sanctions imposed by the United States on Venezuela's state-run PDVSA, the parent company of the U.S. refining firm, the island's prime minister said on Friday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 15th, 2019

Exclusive: Trafigura halts oil trade with Venezuela - source

Global commodities firm Trafigura has decided to stop trading oil with Venezuela due to U.S. sanctions on the OPEC nation's energy sector, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 15th, 2019

Venezuela"s Maduro Government Forms U.N. Coalition Against Foreign Interference

Venezuela said it was forming a coalition that defends the sovereignty of nations against foreign interference......»»

Category: topSource: wsjFeb 15th, 2019

With eyes on China, EU lawmakers back investment screening

EU lawmakers overwhelmingly backed a far-reaching system on Thursday to coordinate scrutiny of foreign investments, notably from China, to protect strategic technologies and infrastructure in Europe......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 14th, 2019

U.S. military intervention in Venezuela "not an option": lawmaker

Congress will not support U.S. military intervention in Venezuela despite hints by President Donald Trump that such action had not been ruled out, the Democratic chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee said on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 13th, 2019

Venezuelan Opposition Receives First Blocked Aid Shipments In Defiance Of Maduro

As part of the continued jostling over the contentious issue of the US intent to deliver foreign aid to Venezuela, which embattled president Nicolas Maduro has controversially banned — going so far as to post troops along po.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 13th, 2019

Venezuela pressures foreign partners on oil venture commitments: sources

Foreign partners of Venezuela's PDVSA are facing pressure from the state-run oil firm to publicly declare whether they will continue as minority stakeholders in Orinoco Belt projects following U.S. sanctions, three people familiar with the matter said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 11th, 2019

Exclusive: Venezuela shifts oil ventures" accounts to Russian bank - document, sources

Venezuela's state-run oil company PDVSA is telling customers of its oil joint ventures to deposit sales proceeds at an account it recently opened at Russia's Gazprombank AO, according to sources and an internal document seen by Reuters on Saturday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 9th, 2019

Exclusive: Venezuela moves to replace U.S. executives on Citgo board - sources

Venezuelan state-run oil company PDVSA is taking steps to remove at least two American executives from the board of directors at its U.S. subsidiary, Citgo Petroleum Corp, according to people close to the matter......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 9th, 2019

How Chrystia Freeland Organized Donald Trump"s Coup In Venezuela

Authored by Eric Zuesse via The Strategic Culture Foundation, On Monday, February 5th, Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland announced that the 14 countries of the Lima Group — who had actually formed th.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 8th, 2019

Investors in Cuba wary of impact from U.S. threats, Venezuela crisis

Some foreign businesses in Cuba are scrambling to defend their interests while others are rethinking the risk as the Trump administration bears down on Venezuela and Cuba, according to a dozen experts, diplomats and businessmen......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 7th, 2019

OPEC"s oil exports to U.S. fall to five-year low in January

Less foreign oil is reaching American shores, as OPEC production cuts kick in and U.S. sanctions on Venezuela curb its exports......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 5th, 2019

Watch Congressional Members Get Confronted On US-Led Regime Change Efforts In Venezuela

Is Congress attempting to keep a check on the executive's foreign policy adventurism especially as we inch closer toward yet another unnecessary military intervention, this time in Venezuela? Or perhaps the better question is, when has .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 5th, 2019