Reuters said PDVSA's move follows new U.S. financial sanctions imposed on January 28 and aimed at blocking President Nicolas Maduro's access to Venezuela's oil revenue.
A Venezuelan Supreme Court justice said Friday that National Assembly leader Juan Guaido's decision to declare himself interim president was "null and void". The United States and dozens of other nations have refused to recognize Maduro, characterizing his election last year to another six-year term as fraudulent.
Tensions rose when opposition leader Juan Guaido declared himself acting president on January 23, a move which was supported by the USA and many European and Latin American countries. The joint ventures' partners include Norway's Equinor ASA, US-based Chevron Corp. and France's Total SA. "But we stress that no new accounts were opened and are planned to be opened in the bank", the spokesman said.
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"We would like to make formal your knowledge of new banking instructions to make payments in USA dollars or euros", wrote PDVSA's finance vice president, Fernando De Quintal, in a letter dated February 8 to the PDVSA unit that supervises its joint ventures. They also used correspondent banks in the United States and Europe to shift money to PDVSA's accounts in China.
The sanctions gave US oil companies working in Venezuela, including Chevron and oil service firms Halliburton Co, General Electric Co's Baker Hughes and Schlumberger NV, a deadline to halt all operations in the South American country.
On February 4, most European Union member-states recognized Guaido as Venezuela's interim president. The bottleneck has caused problems for PDVSA to continue producing and refining oil without imported diluents and components.
Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now owns 25,581 shares in the company, valued at $1,355,793. The athletic footwear retailer reported $0.95 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.92 by $0.03.
La pop star vient de dévoiler un tout nouveau clip, à l'occasion de la sortie de son dernier opus " Thank u, next ". Après le succès de sa chanson du même nom elle livre un album sur son passé et ses relations amoureuses.
The EU's largest economy, Germany, is expected to slow even more steeply than the Commission's previous estimates of 1.8% in 2019. Global trade uncertainty and a sharper-than-expected slowdown in China also pose external risks to the economic outlook.
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The recalls forced Takata Corp.to seek bankruptcy protection and sell most of its assets to pay for the fixes. Daimler's van division, Tesla , and Ferrari recalled 159,689, 68,763, and 11,176 cars, respectively.
The Seattle Times reports storms have delivered more snow to Seattle in the first days of February than it usually gets in a year. Sunday, with gusts in the 40-60 miles per hour range, making it feel like the single digits with the wind chill.
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Jackson raised the issue last week after she warned Stone not to treat his criminal case like a "book tour". Roger Stone's attorneys says that his comments don't merit a "clear and present danger to a fair trial".
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All 20 eligible starters secured rides and will race in the Clash on Sunday, live at 3 p.m. on FS1. Defending event victor Brad Keselowski starts third, followed by Ryan Newman and Alex Bowman.
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