Refinery in Curacao operating at third of capacity

Posted on November 17, 2012 • Filed under: Caribbean, Oil

La Isla refinery in Curacao PDVSA, operates at a third of capacity, then the restart of a catalytic cracking unit that did not work for four months, told Reuters workers union president, Angelo Meier . For restarting the unit was necessary to stop other areas and thus the cracker allocate the limited supply of industrial water services, steam and refinery electricidadcon counts. The refinery, with a capacity to process 335,000 barrels per day of crude oil and a large storage network, has been operating at low rates in recent years by frequent problems in the provision of industrial services being provided by the Government of the island. Read Article

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