Venezuelan military official drops allegiance to Maduro
Venezuelan military official drops allegiance to Maduro
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Briefing Until We Accomplish the Goal
By Naky Soto- Febru
11 February, 2019, 22:59
The U.S. sanctions block all payments to PDVSA accounts, and buyers of Venezuelan crude are directed to deposit payments in a separate account, to which PDVSA doesn't have access.
PDVSA also ordered its Petrocedeno joint venture with Equinor and Total to halt extra-heavy oil output and upgrading due to a lack of naphtha needed to make the production exportable, as the sanctions prohibit US suppliers of the fuel from exporting to Venezuela.
Venezuela's Oil Minister and President of Venezuelan state-run oil company PDVSA Manuel Quevedo (C) arrives to attend the Petrotech conference in Greater Noida, India, February 11, 2019. Before sanctions, the United States bought more than 500,000 bpd, making it Venezuela's largest buyer. However, the official confirmed that Russian Federation was in constant contact with the Venezuelan authorities.
Norway's Equinor and France's Total are among the companies who run joint ventures with PDVSA.
Barter deals could help India balance its trade with Venezuela. The OPEC nation's output could decline further if it fails to secure enough funds for upstream investments, after production halved from 2016 levels to about 1.3 million barrels a day in January.
Even after a first round of financial sanctions in 2017, PDVSA's joint ventures managed to maintain bank accounts in the United States and Europe to receive proceeds from oil sales.
Guaido, the 35 year-old head of the opposition-controlled National Assembly, stunned Venezuela in January by declaring himself interim president after the legislature declared Maduro a "usurper" following his May 2018 reelection in a vote disputed by the opposition and worldwide community.
In response, PDVSA is taking steps to remove at least two American executives from Citgo's board of directors, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.
Maduro has rejected humanitarian aid as a USA ploy to intervene in Venezuela, calling the deployment of aid a "political show" and blaming United States sanctions for the country's widespread shortages of food and medicine.
"U.S. exercises kidnapping of resources around the world".
The U.S. wants to "steal Citgo from Venezuela", Quevedo said on Monday.
"We have strategic association with several companies around the world", he said, adding that one of those was USA energy company Chevron Corp.
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Perhaps because they got away with convincing us they were turning into a burger chain , IHOP will now try to sell pizza. The offer can be redeemed for either cheese or pepperoni, is dine-in only, and valid on your next visit in February.
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He was runner-up behind Big River in the Edinburgh Gin Handicap Hurdle at Kelso and he then placed third at Newbury in March. Those having a bet on the Grand National will find him available at 16/1 with Paddy Power in the ante-post list.
The company is showing signs of making a comeback, as competitors are forced to merge and consolidate in order to survive. The industry can be broken down further between mobile gambling and desktop gambling (which includes laptops and PCs).
It could warm up enough to bring only rain, with no freezing rain or sleet, according to the National Weather Service . Total snowfall and ice pellet amounts of 5 to 15 cm are possible, along with ice buildup from freezing rain.
But Son had the last word in the 90th minute as the winger raced clear to slot past Schmeichel for his 15th goal of the season. Leicester's positive start to the second half brought a golden opportunity to equalise with their 60th minute penalty.
Israel arrests Palestinian suspect in teenager’s killing
The spokesman said soldiers used riot dispersal equipment and opened fired "in accordance with standard operating procedures ". Israel says it is protecting its borders and accuses Gaza's Islamist rulers Hamas of orchestrating the protests.
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Ariana Grande to ‘boycott’ Grammy Awards night
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