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Reuters: ‘Exclusive: Millions of barrels of Venezuelan oil stuck at sea in dirty tankers’

By Marianna Parraga and Mircely Guanipa | HOUSTON/PUNTO FIJO, Venezuela HOUSTON/PUNTO FIJO, Venezuela More than 4 million barrels of Venezuelan crude and fuels are sitting in tankers anchored in the Caribbean sea, unable to reach their final destination because state-run PDVSA cannot pay for hull cleaning, inspections, and other port services, according to internal documents and Reuters data. About a dozen tankers are being held back because the hulls have been soiled by crude, stemming from several oil leaks in … Lees meer