No 11


The Value Of Extra-Heavy Crude Oil From The Orinoco Belt

By Bernard Mommer

The following article by Dr Mommer, managing director of PDV (UK) SA, was originally published in Spanish by the Venezuelan Ministry of Energy and Mines at the request of Minister Rafael Ramirez Carreno. The English version is published by MEES with the authors permission.

1. From Orinoco Tar Belt To Orinoco Oil Belt

Exploration work in the Orinoco Oil Belt (Faja Petrolífera del Orinoco) began...