Refineria Isla Curaçao B.V. is an affiliate of Petróleos de Venezuela S.A. (PDVSA), a proprietary industrial entity of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, for production and manufacturing of petroleum products. The Emmastad refinery is located at the Saint Ana Bay, near the capital Willemstad of the Island of Curaçao. The organization includes an oil terminal at Bullenbay, with interconnecting piping to facilitate intermediate storage of crude oil and final products.
With the Emmastad refinery location on the island of Curacao, about 40 miles north of Venezuela, the refinery’s logistics offer convenience for product manufacturing to supply mainly the Caribbean, Venezuela and Latin American market. A consumer market segmentation of the refinery output based on geographic region indicates a typical distribution as indicated below.