by Deisy Buitrago, Marianna Parraga CARACAS/HOUSTON (Reuters) - Venezuela is investigating Rafael Ramirez, a once powerful oil minister and former head of state oil company PDVSA, in connection with an alleged $4.8 billion Vienna-based corruption scheme, the state prosecutor’s office announced on Friday. Prosecutor Tarek Saab said Ramirez and at least...
By Julianne Geiger Julianne Geiger is a veteran editor, writer and researcher for US-based Divergente LLC consulting firm, and a member of the Creative Professionals Networking Group. Oil prices fell on Wednesday from 2.5-year highs in anticipation of the U.S. crude inventory data reports. The American Petroleum Institute (API) reported a draw...