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DAY OF RECKONING FOR VENEZUELA GAS PRICES ??? ...

http://www.energy-daily.com/reports/Venezuela_to_raise_domestic_gas_prices_999.html









Venezuela to raise domestic gas prices?




by Staff Writers
Caracas, Venezuela (UPI) Dec 20, 2013



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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro signaled he wants to raise gasoline prices, which are considered among the cheapest in the world at about 5 cents a gallon.





"Without a doubt there's a distortion that we need to correct," Maduro said Wednesday, in reference to the country's highly subsidized gasoline. 



His comments came during a rare meeting with opposition political leaders, the Wall Street Journal reports.



While the government should continue offering "special" prices for the domestic market, the president said, the subsidy "should be an advantage, not a disadvantage."




The gasoline subsidy costs Venezuela about $12.5 billion a year.





The president spoke of a "plan that should take us some three years for setting prices of …

Watch: Maiden Voyage Of The World’s Largest Floating Structure

DECEMBER 21, 2013




 BY MI NEWS NETWORK





After 14 months of construction, the Shell Prelude FLNG project continues to create history.










Measuring nearly half a kilometre in length and weighing over 200,000 tonnes, the facility’s enormous hull is ready to take to the water for the first time.








Some important figures of Shell Prelude:



** 1600 feet long with a displacement of 600,000 tons

** Once operational, it will produce at least 5.3 million tonnes per annum of liquid

** It is 488 meter long and 74 meter wide

** It is the largest floating offshore facility in the world

** Can withstand the most powerful cyclones

** Avoids the need for shoreline pipe crossings, dredging and jetty works















Watch the video of the launch the largest hull ever sent to sea.



http://www.marineinsight.com/marine/marine-news/videos/watch-maiden-voyage-of-the-worlds-largest-floating-structure/





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