Arrieta Appointed New Venezuelan Energy Minister
Venezuela's new President, Mr. Rafael Caldera, announced on 1 February theformation of his cabinet and appointed Mr. Erwin Jose Arrieta Valera as theMinister of Energy. Mr. Arrieta is a 55-year old petroleum engineer who has beenambassador to Kuwait during the past six months. He started his career withShell in Venezuela, and in 1967 moved to the state-owned Corporacion Venezuelanade Petroleo (CVP). He then...