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Mar 2021
  • Oil
  • Refined Products

Venezuelan oil sanctions crossroads could come amid summer dearth of diesel

US oil sanctions on Venezuela could reach a tipping point this summer if a dire diesel shortage further exacerbates a humanitarian crisis that continues to unfold even as President Nicolás Maduro has strengthened his hold on power

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Nov 2018
  • Oil

In the LOOP: US Gulf Coast crude exports to Venezuela resume

Two rare cargoes of US Gulf Coast crude could be making their way to Venezuela, according to S&P Global Platts fixtures reports. Last week, Vitol was heard to have booked two Panamax-sized vessels to move crude from the USGC to Venezuela

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Sep 2017
  • Oil
  • Crude Oil

Venezuela's oil output continues to fall as PDVSA fritters away money: Fuel for Thought

Despite the billions of dollars that have flowed into Venezuela’s state-owned PDVSA in recent years, crude oil and refining output continues to languish. It is not lack of investment hindering growth but a more human flaw—corruption

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