Venezuela's state oil firm has built the two desalination plants at the Puerto La Cruz refinery to optimize crude processing.
Prumo says the oil major has failed to meet obligations for a 20-year take-or-pay crude trans-shipment agreement.
The state oil company plans to award the power transmission component in December.
Brazil's state-run oil company said it would lift the price of cooking gas by 12.2% and LPG by 2.5% on Wednesday.
BNamericas spoke to EDF Chile CEO Marc Girard to get the latest on the Penco-Lirquén offshore LNG regasification terminal under development in central-southern Biobío region.
The national oil company will first need to bring down tight gas drilling costs in the Magallanes basin, CEO Marcelo Tokman said Wednesday.
The storm has pummeled fuel distribution points and refineries in the US, prompting a sharp rise in diesel and gasoline prices.