Oil slick in Venezuelan Maracaibo Lake is not result of Pdvsa's operations
Agencia Bolivariana de Noticias , 04th June 2010
Venezuela's state-run oil company PDVSA, Western Division, informed that there have not been alterations on its operations that might had caused the recent outflow of hydrocarbon fluids in the Maracaibo Lake, western state of Zulia. Operations in PDVSA's Western Division are developed with complete normality, informed the state-run company through a statement. PDVSA's Western Division maintains a constant inspection and revision plan through its facilities as part of its day-to-day activities and prevention plans, in order to avoid risks that would cause an adverse event. Among the permanent actions, there highlights the maneuvers of the collector vessel Guardalago, specialized in carrying out activities to clean up the Lake. “The state-run oil company is active to face any situation that would raise, since it counts with the needed equipment, trained staff and institutional alliances in case these are required,” the text reads.