President Maduro appoints Manuel Quevedo as oil minister and president of PDVSA

Monday, November 27, 2017

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Caracas - During the transmission of his program "Domingos con Maduro", number 97, the President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, appointed Major General (M / G) Manuel Quevedo, as Minister of Popular Power of Petroleum and President of Petróleos de Venezuela, SA

The national president indicated that the Bolivarian Government has been working on a transformation of the oil industry, to reach a total restructuring.

President Maduro asked the new president of the state oil company to consolidate a team of honest and hardworking people "so that PDVSA is once again the reddish red PDVSA that our Homeland needs," he said.

He also reported that next Tuesday, November 28, there will be a national assembly with 10,000 oil workers to start the transformation of the state oil company.

Additionally, he thanked Nelson Martínez and Eulogio Del Pino for their work during these months, at the head of PDVSA and the Ministry of Popular Power of Petroleum, respectively. Likewise, President Maduro announced that the new Minister of Foreign Trade and International Investments is José Gregorio Vielma Mora, while the Division General, Ildemaro Villaroel Arizmendi takes over the Habitat and Housing portfolio and Carlos Osorio the Transport Ministry.

This press release was published using an automatic translation system.