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August 10, 1999 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Noting that most U.S. oil companies oppose the case, the Commerce Department refused Monday to investigate complaints that oil imported from Mexico, Saudi Arabia, Venezuela and Iraq is unfairly priced and hurts domestic producers. The government's decision averts an inquiry sought by small U.S. oil producers that could have led to duties on almost half the crude shipped to the U.S. It sent gasoline prices soaring.
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August 10, 1999 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Noting that most U.S. oil companies oppose the case, the Commerce Department refused Monday to investigate complaints that oil imported from Mexico, Saudi Arabia, Venezuela and Iraq is unfairly priced and hurts domestic producers. The government's decision averts an inquiry sought by small U.S. oil producers that could have led to duties on almost half the crude shipped to the U.S. It sent gasoline prices soaring.
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BUSINESS
August 8, 1996 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Venezuelan Airlines May Lose U.S. Landing Rights: The Federal Aviation Administration is completing a review of the airlines that could result in a mandatory suspension of flights by Venezuelan carriers to the U.S., Venezuelan officials said. Fears of a suspension heightened after Monday's check of three Venezuelan jets in Miami. One jet was subsequently detained by the FAA for alleged safety violations, the officials said.
BUSINESS
September 25, 1996 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
U.S. Lifts Threat of Halting Venezuelan Flights: The Federal Aviation Administration won't revoke Venezuelan airlines' rights to land in the U.S., Transportation Secretary Federico Pena said. Venezuelan authorities have made "significant progress" in addressing U.S. concerns about the safety of the country's airlines, Pena said in a statement. After raising the possibility of revoking the carriers' U.S. landing rights altogether, the FAA granted a 30-day extension of rights Aug.
BUSINESS
September 25, 1996 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
U.S. Lifts Threat of Halting Venezuelan Flights: The Federal Aviation Administration won't revoke Venezuelan airlines' rights to land in the U.S., Transportation Secretary Federico Pena said. Venezuelan authorities have made "significant progress" in addressing U.S. concerns about the safety of the country's airlines, Pena said in a statement. After raising the possibility of revoking the carriers' U.S. landing rights altogether, the FAA granted a 30-day extension of rights Aug.
BUSINESS
August 9, 1996 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
United Airlines Resumes Venezuelan Service: The commercial carrier resumed service to this South American nation, despite a dispute between U.S. and Venezuela aviation authorities that grounded flights and stranded travelers in both countries. The first Caracas-bound flight took off Thursday evening from New York, after most flights between the two nations were canceled Wednesday.
BUSINESS
January 29, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
U.S. to Seek Stay of Tuna Embargo Order: The Bush Administration will ask an appeals court to block a federal judge's order requiring the United States to broaden its embargo of foreign tuna, a government spokesman said. Chief U.S. District Judge Thelton Henderson on Monday ordered a ban on tuna imports from any nation that buys tuna from Mexico or Venezuela that was caught by methods that also kill dolphins.
BUSINESS
June 25, 1991 | GREGORY CROUCH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Fluor Daniel Inc. announced Monday that it has received a $220-million contract to design and build a refinery system that will help the national oil company of Venezuela improve its crude production. The Irvine company will build a "delayed coker" able to convert as much as 2,000 tons of heavy crude oil a day into gasoline and diesel and jet fuels. Petroleos de Venezuela has announced plans to spend more than $30 billion to expand its oil industry through 1996.
BUSINESS
April 26, 1987 | DONALD WOUTAT, Times Staff Writer
A dramatic reappraisal of the amount of oil in Venezuela, securely fixing the Latin American nation in the same league as Saudi Arabia, has caught the attention of U.S. oil experts and stands to enliven the debate over domestic energy security. The new estimates were recently corroborated by experts from the U.S. Interior Department's Geological Survey after the Venezuelans' initial reports were greeted with some skepticism.
BUSINESS
August 9, 1996 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
United Airlines Resumes Venezuelan Service: The commercial carrier resumed service to this South American nation, despite a dispute between U.S. and Venezuela aviation authorities that grounded flights and stranded travelers in both countries. The first Caracas-bound flight took off Thursday evening from New York, after most flights between the two nations were canceled Wednesday.
BUSINESS
August 8, 1996 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Venezuelan Airlines May Lose U.S. Landing Rights: The Federal Aviation Administration is completing a review of the airlines that could result in a mandatory suspension of flights by Venezuelan carriers to the U.S., Venezuelan officials said. Fears of a suspension heightened after Monday's check of three Venezuelan jets in Miami. One jet was subsequently detained by the FAA for alleged safety violations, the officials said.
BUSINESS
April 11, 1995 | From Associated Press
A squabble between Venezuela and the United States over environmental standards for gasoline will be the first test of a new organization created to referee global trade disputes. Venezuela has hauled the United States before the World Trade Organization, claiming its gasoline standards are tougher on foreign companies and give American producers an unfair edge. The case will test the WTO's ability to end trade disputes.
BUSINESS
January 29, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
U.S. to Seek Stay of Tuna Embargo Order: The Bush Administration will ask an appeals court to block a federal judge's order requiring the United States to broaden its embargo of foreign tuna, a government spokesman said. Chief U.S. District Judge Thelton Henderson on Monday ordered a ban on tuna imports from any nation that buys tuna from Mexico or Venezuela that was caught by methods that also kill dolphins.
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August 6, 1991 | From Reuters
Vice President Dan Quayle arrived Monday in Venezuela on the first leg of a Latin American tour aimed at promoting better trade relations between the region and the United States. With Quayle were Trade Secretary Robert A. Mosbacher and a group of U.S. business leaders. Venezuelan President Carlos Andres Perez took them to his beach house, La Guzmania in nearby Macuto, where they discussed trade and investment possibilities, Venezuelan officials said.
BUSINESS
June 25, 1991 | GREGORY CROUCH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Fluor Daniel Inc. announced Monday that it has received a $220-million contract to design and build a refinery system that will help the national oil company of Venezuela improve its crude production. The Irvine company will build a "delayed coker" able to convert as much as 2,000 tons of heavy crude oil a day into gasoline and diesel and jet fuels. Petroleos de Venezuela has announced plans to spend more than $30 billion to expand its oil industry through 1996.
BUSINESS
April 11, 1995 | From Associated Press
A squabble between Venezuela and the United States over environmental standards for gasoline will be the first test of a new organization created to referee global trade disputes. Venezuela has hauled the United States before the World Trade Organization, claiming its gasoline standards are tougher on foreign companies and give American producers an unfair edge. The case will test the WTO's ability to end trade disputes.
NEWS
August 6, 1991 | From Reuters
Vice President Dan Quayle arrived Monday in Venezuela on the first leg of a Latin American tour aimed at promoting better trade relations between the region and the United States. With Quayle were Trade Secretary Robert A. Mosbacher and a group of U.S. business leaders. Venezuelan President Carlos Andres Perez took them to his beach house, La Guzmania in nearby Macuto, where they discussed trade and investment possibilities, Venezuelan officials said.
BUSINESS
April 26, 1987 | DONALD WOUTAT, Times Staff Writer
A dramatic reappraisal of the amount of oil in Venezuela, securely fixing the Latin American nation in the same league as Saudi Arabia, has caught the attention of U.S. oil experts and stands to enliven the debate over domestic energy security. The new estimates were recently corroborated by experts from the U.S. Interior Department's Geological Survey after the Venezuelans' initial reports were greeted with some skepticism.
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