¬†Venezuela’s state-owned PDVSA has started a maintenance shutdown of its Petropiar oil field located in the Ayacucho block in the Orinoco Belt, according to a technical report reviewed by S&P Global Platts. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now “It’s being stopped in a programmed manner: 338 wells, nine multi-phase stations and diluent re-pumping, as well as electric supply installations in the Hamaca station,” the April 18 report said. The report did not say how long the shutdown would last. The Petropiar field, which is located in the Junin block in the southern part of Anzo√°tegui state, is operated by PDVSA and US-based Chevron in a 70-30 joint venture. The JV also operates an upgrader that has the capacity to […]