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Title: Aruba Esso news
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Language: English
Creator: Lago Oil and Transport Company, Ltd
Publisher: Lago Oil and Transport Co., Ltd.
Place of Publication: Aruba Netherlands Antilles
Creation Date: June 1976
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ARWA Esso

Lago Oil & Transport Co., Ltd.

Aruba, Netherlands Antilles


fuwe


VOL. 37 No. 6


Lago President Announces His Retirement Aug. 1


Mr. James M. Ballenger, President
and Director of Lago, has announced
that he will retire August 1, 1976.
Thus Mr. Ballenger completes a dis-
tinguished career of more than 38
years of service to the Exxon Corpo-
ration and several domestic and over-
seas affiliates. During his long ca-
reer Mr. Ballenger has been credited
with an impressive list of contribu-
tions to the Company.
Mr. Ballenger received his B. S. de-
gree in Mechanical Engineering in
1938. He joined the Carter Oil Com-
pany in Illinois the same year as a
Student Engineer, later serving in
Oklahoma and Kansas as a Senior
Petroleum Engineer. He served as
an officer in the U.S. Navy from 1943

Lee R. Raymond Name
Lee R. Raymond, Vice President
and Director of Lago, has been na-
med President and Director of the
Company effective August 1, 1976.
Mr. Raymond succeeds Mr. James
M. Ballenger, whose retirement was
announced June 1, 1976.

Mr. Raymond received his B. S. de-
gree in Chemical Engineering from
the University of Wisconsin in 1960
and his Ph. D. in the same discipline
from the University of Minnesota in
1963. He joined the Exxon Corpora-
tion in Tulsa, Oklahoma as a Research
Engineer the same year. In 1965 he
transferred to Exxon Company, U.S.A.
in Houston as Senior Reservoir En-
gineer, Production Research. From
1966 to 1968 he was Administrator-
Data Processing for the Refining and
Production functions, Creole Petro-
leum Corporation, in Caracas, Vene-
zuela. He returned to Houston in
1968 and shortly thereafter became
Supervisory Analyst, Headquarters
Supply Department.
In 1970 Mr. Raymond transferred
to New York City as Supply Advisor,
Supply and Transportation Depart-
ment, Exxon International. In 1972
he served as Manager, Planning Di-
vision, Planning and Analysis Depart-
ment, and in late 1973 became a Ma-
nager, Trading Division, Cargo Tra-


to 1946, and returned to another af-
filiate, Exxon Research and Engineer-
ing in New Jersey. In 1957 he join-
ed the parent company's Refining
Coordination Department in New York
City.
His first overseas assignment began
in February 1962 when he was named
Technical Manager at Lago. Two
years later he became Mechanical
Manager, and in 1966 Vice President
and General Manager. In 1969 he
was named Manager of the Creole
Refining Department as well as Pre-
sident of Lago and in 1971 Manager
of Creole's Refining and Marine
Transportation Department in Cara-
cas. He returned to Lago in his pre-
sent position in 1973.

d Lago President Aug. 1
ding Department. The following year
he was named Planning Manager,
Supply and Transportation Depart-
ment. Mr. Raymond began his pre-
sent assignment in 1975.


L.



L. R. Raymond


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J. M. Ballenger


President diLago TaAnuncia
Su Retiro Efectivo Aug. 1
Sr. James M. Ballenger, President
y Director di Lago, a anuncia cu lo e
retire cu pension Augustus 1, 1976. Cu
esaki, Sr. Ballenger ta complete un
carera distinguido di mas cu 38 anja
di servicio cu Exxon Corporation y
various afiliadonan domestic y ultra-
mar. Durante su carera largo, Sr.
Ballenger a ser credit cu un list
impresivo di contribucionnan na e
compania.
Sr. Ballenger a obtene su gradi di
Bachiller den Ingenieria Mecanica na
1938. El a drenta servicio di Carter
Oil Company na Illinois e mes anja
ey como un Estudiante Ingeniero, y
despues a traha na Oklahoma y Kan-
sas como un Senior Petroleum En-
gineer.
El a sirbi como un official den Ma-
rina di Estados Unidos for di 1943 te
1946, y a bolbe pa un otro afiliado,
Exxon Research and Engineering na
New Jersey. Na 1957, el a drenta
servicio di e compania principal su
(ContinuA na pagina 2)


Ras Ta Avanza Den Mechanical; Dania,

DeLange, Lamper y Tromp Promovi den Process


Efectivo Mei 1, 1976, Augustin S.
(Fechi) Ras a ser promovi pa Engi-
neering Technician den Analysis Sec-
tion di Mechanical Instrument/Elec-
trical Maintenance Division. Den Pro-
cess Department, Mario (Mai) Dania,
Richard E. (Rich) de Lange, Lorenzo
Lamper y Jacobo B. (J-B) Tromp a
ser promovi pa Oil Movements Shift
Field Supervisor efectivo Mei 15. Den


nan function nobo nan lo ta respon-
sable pa e supervision y direction di
tur operacionan canto di lama asocia
cu tratamento y wardamento di pro-
ductonan crudo y azeta refinA ariba
nan warda. Cu nan promocion, tur e
cinco empleadonan aki a bira miem-
bro di gerencia.
Augustin S. (Fechi) Ras a bini La-
(Continua na pagina 3)


June 1976






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Lago Oil & Transport Co ,Ltd.
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Senior Editor: A. Werleman Photographs by: Joe's Photographic Service
Editor: Mrs. L 1. de Cuba Printer: Verenigde Antlllaanse Drukkerijen N.V.


0. Dahle


J. R. Carroll


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Acting Process Manage

Assignment With Exxon
Lago's acting Process Manager,
Joe Carroll, has accepted an assign-
ment with Exxon Chemicals as Ope-
rations Department Head of the Bay-
town Olefins Plant.

Joe graduated from the Seroe Co-
lorado High School in 1951 and re-
ceived a chemical engineering de-
gree from the University of Colorado
in 1955. Joe joined Lago in 1962 and
after having worked in the Technical,

Estudiante di "LEAP

Ta Regresa Na Lago C
Ariba Juni 8, 1976, Romulo Hernan-
dez a regresa na Lago despues di a
obtene su grado di Bachiller den In-
genieria Quimica for di Tulane Uni-
versity na New Orleans na Mei e anja
aki. Romulo a studia cu un beca di
Lago Educational Assistance Pro-
gram (LEAP) y a laga Lago na Agos-
to 1972.
El a drenta servicio di Lago na No-
vember 11, 1969 como un Trainee II
na Laboratorio di Departamento Tec-
nico y a ocupa e position di Tester A
tempo cu el a bai pa Estados Unidos.
Romulo tabata un graduado di MU-
LO-B di St. Augustinus College na
San Nicolas y a obtene su diploma
di "Bachiller en Ciencias" despues
di a atende Liceo Juan Vicente Gon-
zalez na Caracas for di 1965 te 1968.
Tambe el a sigui e Programa Prepa-
ratorio pa Empleo na Lago na 1969.
Romulo inicialmente a ser asigna
den Light Ends/Offsites Section di


r Joe Carroll Accepts

Chemicals in Baytown
Process, and Mechanical Departments
was named Process Engineering Di-
vision Superintendent in 1971.
Later Joe served as a Division Su-
perintendent in both the Mechanical
and Process Departments. In Au-
gust 1975, Joe became Assistant Pro-
cess Manager and since September
has been acting Manager of that de-
partment.
Joe will report to Baytown to begin
his new assignment on August 1.

Romulo Hernandez

omo Ingeniero Quimico
Process Technical Services Division,
na unda su asignacion inicial ta co-
mo contact tecnico pa Area di Utili-
ties specialmente pa Lago su faci-
lidadnan di generation di stiem y
electricidad.
Durante su estadia di 4 anja na New
Orleans, Romulo tabata acompanjA
pa su esposa Joan Helen.



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I President di Lago
(Continua di pagina 1)
Departamento di Coordinacion di Re-
finacion na Ciudad di New York.
Su promer asignacion ultramar a
cuminza na Februari 1962 tempo cu
el a ser nombra Gerente Tecnico na
Lago. Dos anja despues, el a bira
Gerente di Mechanical, y na 1966
Vice President y Gerente General.
Na 1969 el a ser nombrA Gerente di
Departamento di Refinacion di Creo-
le y tambe President di Lago y na 1971
el a ser nombra Gerente di Creole su
Departamento di Refinacion y Trans-
portacion Marina na Caracas. El a
regresa na Lago den su actual po-
sicion na 1973.

Oystein Dahle Nombra
Lago su Gerente di
Process Department
Sr. 0ystein Dahle, Superintendente
di Process di refinerianan di Slagen
y Vallo na Noruega, a ser nombra
Gerente di Lago su Departamento
di Process. Sr. Dahle ta spera di
cuminza su asignacion nobo ariba
Juli 1, 1976.
Sr. Dahle tin un Master Degree
den Ingenieria Quimica for di Institu-
to di Tecnologia di Noruega y a dren-
ta servicio di Esso Norway su refine-
ria na Slagen na 1963 como un In-
geniero Quimico. Na 1968 el a mu-
da pa New York caminda el a pasa
dos anja ariba un asignacion di en-
trenamento cu Exxon International,
despues di cual el a bolbe na Norue-
ga como Superintendente di Proceso
pa Refineria di Slagen. Na 1972 el
a bira Superintendente T6cnico y na
1974 el a asumi su actual responsa-
bilidadnan.


June 1976


6


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Oystein Dahle Named
Lago Process Manager
Mr. Oystein Dahle, Process Super-
intendent of the Slagen and Vallo re-
fineries in Norway, has been named
Lago's Process Department Manager.
Mr. Dahle expects to begin his new
assignment July 1, 1976.
Mr. Dahle holds an MS degree in
Chemical Engineering from the Nor-
wegian Institute of Technology and
joined the Esso Norway Refirery at
Slagen in 1963 as a Chemical Engin-
eer. In 1968 he moved to New York
where he spent two years on a train-
ing assignment with Exxon Interna-
tional, after which he returned to Nor-
way as Process Superintendent of the
Slagen Refinery. In 1972 he became
Technical Superintendent, and in 1974
he assumed his current responsibili-
ties.






ARUBA ESSO NEWS


A. S. Ras M. Dania


R. E. de Lange


L Lamper

J. B. Tromp


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ICinco Empleado
(Continua di pagina 1)
go na Mei 1973 despues di sigui un
Program Preparatorio di Pre-Em-
pleo na Lago. Anteriormente el a
traha cinco anja cu Aruba Chemical
Industries y dos anja na WEB. Fechi
a cuminza como un Trainee 2 den
Mechanical Metal Pipe Craft, des-
pues el a muda pa Maintenance En-
gineering Section caminda el a ser
promovi pa Jr. Engineering Assistant
B. Na April 1975 el a avanza pa En-
gineering Assistance B. Fechi ta ac-
tualmente envolvi cu e "signature
analysis"" pa protection di e diag-
n6stico di malfuncion di mashinnan
grand.
Fechi a haya su diploma di machi-
nist for di John F. Kennedy School
na 1963. Na ACI, el a sigui cursonan
den Basic Plant Practices y Basic
Mechanical Practices I y II opera-
cionnan cu machinnan grand. Aki
na Lago, el a tuma un curso Indus-
trial Electronics di CIE y na Maracai-
bo, Venezuela, el a atende un semi-
nar tocante Proteccion di Mashin y
Diagnostico di Malfuncionamento.
Tambe el tabatin un instructor pa
un curso tocante "coupling" den Ma-
chinist Section.
Como hobby, Fechi ta gusta dre-
cha never y haci trabao di welding.
Tambe el ta gusta leza bukinan tec-
nico. El y su casA Nilda y yiu mu-
her di 4 anja Cherrytsa ta biba na
Paradera. Nan tin plan pa bishita
Disney World ariba nan vacantie.
Despues di gradua for di Lago su
school di Ofishi na 1950, Mario (Mai)
Dania a traha den e categorianan di
Process Helper den e anterior Light


Promovi na Mei
Oils Finishing Department. Despues
el a muda pa e posicionnan di Pum-
per y Assistant Operator te bira un
Operator den Process Oil Move-
ments na 1965. Mai a actua various
biaha den position di Shift Foreman -
Oil Movements ariba various occasion
y mas recientemente el tabata asigna
(ContinuB na pagina 5)


R. A. Amaya


Efectivo Juni 1, 1976, Richard A.
Amaya y llario P. "Shon Le" Vrolijk
a ser promovi pa Engineering Tech-
nician den Equipment Inspection
Section den Technical Mechanical
Engineering Division. Den e Project
Engineering Section di Technical -
Project Development Division, Domi-
nico "Domi" Quandt tambe a ser pro-
movi pa Engineering Technician. Cu
nan promocion, Richard, Shon Le y
Domi a bira miembro di gerencia.
Richard A. Amaya a ser emplea na
December 1969 despues di complete


Lee R. Raymond Nombra
President di Lago Aug. 1
Sr. Lee R. Raymond, Vice Presi-
dent y Director di Lago, a ser nom-
brA President y Director di Compania
efectivo Augustus 1, 1976. Sr. Ray-
mond Io ta successor di Sr. James M.
Ballenger kende su retire cu pen-
sion a ser anunciA Juni 1, 1976.
Sr. Raymond a obtene su grado di
Bachiller den Ingenieria Quimica for
di Universidad di Wisconsin na 1960
y su Doctorado den e mes ramo di
ciencia for di Universidad di Minne-
sota na 1963. El a drenta servicio di
Exxon Corporation na Tulsa, Okla-
homa, como un Research Engineer e
mes anja. Na 1965 el a cambia pa
Exxon Company, U.S.A. na Houston
como un Senior Reservoir Engineer,
Production Research. For di 1966 te
1968 el tabata Administrador di Pro-
cesamento di Informacion pa Refina-
cion y Produccion di Creole Petro-
leum Corporation na Caracas, Vene-
zuela. El a regresa na Houston na
1968 y poco despues a bira un Ana-
lista Supervisorio den Headquarters
Supply Department.
Na 1970, Sr. Raymond a transfer
pa ciudad New York como Supply
Advisor di Supply and Transportation
Department di Exxon International.
Na 1972, el a traha como Gerente di
(Continua na pagina 4)


I. P. Vrolijk


e Program Preparatorio pa Trabao
di un anja. El a cuminza como Trai-
nee den Mechanical Engineering
asigna na Equipment Inspection Sec-
tion caminda el a progress di Jr. En-
gineering Assistant A na 1971 pa En-
gineering Assistant A na 1974.
Richard a pasa un significant por-
cion di su servicio cu Compania asig-
nd na e proyectonan HDS I, HDS II y
Reefberth II. Durante di e proyecto
di Reefberth II, el tabata completa-
men responsible pa tur inspection
(Continua na pagina 6)


Amaya, Vrolijky Quandt Ta Haya Posicion Nobo

Como Engineering Technician den Technical


MEN


June 1976








A B S We 197*


Ricardo Thijaen of Mechanical

Machinist (left) with his 25-year

service watch on May 11.




Edwin D. Kappel of Process -

Oil Movements Floating Equip-

ment accepts his 25-year service

watch on his anniversary May

14.


Romualdo R. Geerman (2nd I) of Process-Oil Rudi H. Yzer of Controller's Community
Movts, Agency & Documentation after the
s, y & Dn a t Services on the occasion of his 30th ser-
presentation of his 30-year service emblem
on May 17. vice anniversary May 17.

~?.L ~2:NET


George E. Chehin (c) of Controller's In-
ternal Control on the occasion of his 30th
service award presentation May 20.


Dr. Willem F. Beerman (c) of the Medical
Center with Dr. Waasdorp and President
J. M. Ballenger at the presentation of his
25-year service watch on May 23.


S Raymond Nombri
(Continua di pagina 3)
Planning Division den Planning and
Analysis Department y na fin di 1973
el a bira Gerente di Trading Division
den Cargo Trading Department. E
siguiente anja, el a ser nombra Ge-
rente di Planeamento den Supply and
Transportation Department. Sr. Ray-
mond a cuminza su actual asigna-
cion na Aruba na 1975.


Emiliano de Cuba of Process Fuels is presented
his 25-year service watch on his service anniver-
sary on May 26.


Jacinto Croeze of Process Fuels, S.A.R.
(r) is presented his 30-year service award
on his anniversary May 26.


Juan J. Tromp, Technical Lab.
Insp. Section is awarded his 25-
year service watch on June 1.


Augustin Werleman (left) Mechanical -
Metal Trades is congratulated here on the
occasion of his 30 years of service June 7


WIN


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A total of 210 day and shift employees attended a First Aid Course given to various
groups daily during the period May 10 to June 4 in the Mechanical Training Facilities in
the Labs. In a learn-by-doing method employees (above left) learn to Immobilize a
fracture by using a splint and arm sling. In center picture, the proper lifting method for
Injured persons is applied, while at right a head wound is bandaged with the help and
supervision of Instructor Ulrich Gilhuys.


I Cinco Empleadc
(Continua di pagina 3)

como Process Supervisor interino den
Oil Movements, Clean Oils.
Mai tin un diploma di Mecanico pa
Auto for di ICS y actualmente el ta
siguiendo un curso di reparacion di
television for di National Schools.
Den su horanan liber el ta drecha su
propio auto of el ta cuida su hoffi na
su cas na Santa Cruz.
Mai y su casa Rita tin tres yiu:
Martha (22), Carlos (19) y Vilma (18).
Richard E. (Rich) de Lange a join
Lago na 1952 como un aprendiz di
LVS. Na 1956 el a cuminza como
un Process Helper den Process -
Light Oils Finishing Department, des-
pues el a move pa Pumper den Re-
ceiving & Shipping Department te bi-
ra un Assistant Operator den Oil
Movements Division na 1967. Rich
a avanza pa Operator na 1972.
Promer cu su reciente promocion
pa Oil Movements Shift Supervisor,
Rich tabata un Process Supervisor
interino for di promer parti di e anja
aki.
Rich su pasatiemponan ta pisca
den profundidad y "trolling" y el a


Md.



II


Promovi na Mei I
represent Bucuti Yacht Club den
various torneo international den e ca-
tegorianan aki. Su otro hobbynan ta
inclui waak wega di futbol, beisbol y
tennis.
Rich y su casa Carmen tin dos yiu
muher: Susan (13) y Shanela (9) y
Clark di tres anja. Nan tur ta biba
na Playa.
Lorenzo Lamper a cuminza su car-
rera cu Compania na 1947 como un
Trahador den anterior Comisario.
Despues el a transfer pa Process
Helper y gradualmente a progress pa
Pumper, Assistant Operator te bira
un Operator na 1965.
Lorenzo, kende ariba varies oca-
sion a actua como Shift Foreman y
Process Supervisor den Oil Move-
ments Division, a pasa seis luna ari-
ba un asignacion temporario como
Process Supervisor na Imperial Oil
Enterprises Ltd. na Strathcona Refi-
nery na Canada na 1974-75.
El a sigui e Basic Process Course
y un L.O.F. Operation Course aki na
Lago. Den su tempo liber, Lorenzo
ta gusta bai keiru den boto. El y su
casA Leoncita tin dos yiu homber:
Lucio (25) y Edwin (23) y un yiu mu-

Gregorlo P. Maduro of Pro-
Wi cess 011 Movements, Har-
bor celebrated 25 years of
service on June 12. Here
he is presented his service
watch by 0. M. DIv. Supt.
John Every amidst co-wor-
- kers and friends.


Joe Carroll Ta Acepta
Asignacion cu Exxon
Chemicals na Baytown
Lago su Gerente Interino di Pro-
cess, Joe Carroll, a acepta un asig-
nacion cu Exxon Chemicals como
Hefe di Departamento di Operacio-
nes di Planta di Olefinos na Baytown.
Joe a gradua for di Seroe Colorado
High School na 1951 y a recibi su
grado den Ingenieria Quimica for di
Universidad di Colorado na 1955. Joe
a drenta servicio di Lago na 1962 y
despues di a traha den Departamento-
nan Tecnico, Process y Mechanical,
el a ser nombrA Superintendente di
Process Engineering Division na 1971.
Despues Joe a sirbi como un Su-
perintendente den ambos Mechani-
cal y Process. Na Augustus 1975,
Joe a bira Asistente Gerente di Pro-
cess y desde September 1975 el ta
Gerente Interino di e departamento
ey.
Joe lo report na Baytown pa cu-
minza su asignacion nobo dia pro-
mer di Augustus.


her, Gioconda, di 12 anja.
Jacobo B. (J-B) Tromp tambe a cu-
minza su carrera na Lago como un
aprendiz di LVS na 1952. Na 1956 el
a join Process Receiving & Shipping
Division como Process Helper y gra-
dualmente el a traha y avanza den e
position pa Operator na 1972. Pro-
mer cu su promocion ariba Mei 15,
J-B tabata actuando den position di
Process Supervisor durante di aJqun
tempc.
J-B ta gusta spearfishing como
hobby. El y su casa Agnes tin un yiu
homber di 14 anja, Gino. Familia
Tromp, kende ta biba na Noord, tin
plan pa bishita Costa Rica ariba nan
proximo vacantie.


June 1976







6 ARUBA ESSO NEWS


June 1976


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I Amaya, Vrolijk, Quandt Promovi Jun


(Continud di pag. 3)
di tankinan den e proyecto. Actual-
mente el ta asignd na e Non-Destruc-
tive Testing Group den EIS caminda
el a contribui na e exitoso implemen-
tacion di un program di investiga-
cion tocante corrosion.
Un graauado di 1955 di John F.
Kennedy School, el a haya su diplo-
ma V.E.V. pa cursonan BAsico y Avan-
zA di Electricista door di bai school
anochi. Na Lago el a sigui un series
di cursonan relacionA cu su trabao
cual ta inclui : Process Training, Non-
Destructive Testing, Elements of Me-
tallurgy, Corrosion, y tambe un curso
Isotopes for Industrial Radiography
na Cleveland. Recientemente el a
caba e curso Effective Writing y un
curso Industrial Electronics and Au-
tomation.
Richard su hobbynan ta inclui waak
wega di beisbol. El y su casA Sel-
ma, yiunan Oscar 7 y Soraida 5 ta bi-
ba na Cura Cabal.
liario P. (Shon Le) Vrolijk tin mas
cu 27 anja cu Compania. Un gradua-
do di Lago su School di Ofishi, el a
traha diez anja den Mechanical Ma-
son & Insulators Section promer cu
el a traslada pa Technical Enginee-
ring como un Jr. Engineering Assis-
tant B na 1958. Na 1965 Shon Le a
muda pa Process Department como
Process Helper y a avanza pa Assis-
tant Operator na 1971. For di Maart
1974, Shon Le ta den Technical -
Equipment Inspection Section. El ta
un Lead Inspector arbia tankinan ca-
minda el a contribui na e desaroyo
di program di revision y reparacion
annual di tanki. Actualmente el ta
trahando den e Non-Destructive Tes-
ting Group den Equipment Inspection
Section.
Shon Le a sigui cursonan den Non-
Destructive Testing, Safety in Engi-
neering Design, Effective Writing, Pro-
cess Training, Stationary Firemen y
Basic Electronics. Actualmente el ta


tumando un curso di Elements of Me-
tallurgy.
Un aficionado di radio (PJ3AV),
Shon Le ta gusta pone avion bula
bao control di radio y el a disenjA y
construi su propio avion control pa
radio. Tambe el ta gusta scucha mu-
sica den su tempo liber.
Shon Le, su casA Maria y yiunan:
Sandra (14), Lucia (12) y Lourdes 10)
ta biba na Santa Cruz. Ariba nan
proximo vacantie nan tin plan pa bi-
shita Disney World.
Dominico (Domi) Quandt original-
mente a cuminza como un estudiante
di Lago su school di Ofishi na 1948.
Despues cu el a gradua el a haya un
beca di un anja pa studia na Allen-
town High School na Pennsylvania.
Domi despues a traha diez anja
como Engineering Assistant den Me-
chanical Technical & Administration
Group. Na 1964 el a kita for di Lago
pa bai studia na Merca. Despues di
sigui cursonan di ingenieria mecani-
ca na West Virginia Institute of Tech-
nology y na San Jose State College


ii
el a bolbe Aruba na 1967.
El a ser reempleA na Lago na Au-
gustus 1971 como un Engineering As-
sistant den Mechanical Engineering
Division despues di traha cu Dresser
Systems ariba Lago su proyecto di
automatizacion di Oil Movements, y
cu Parsons ariba e proyecto di HDS-I.
Domi su asignacion inicial tabata den
preparation di documentonan pa e
proyecto di HDS-ll. Na 1973 el a -er
promovi pa Sr. Engineering Assistant.
El tabata active den various fase di
ehecucion di proyectonan, incluyendo
responsabilidad di mantene Lago su
program Status of Projects. Actual-
mente el ta un Lider di Proyecto ari-
ba various proyecto den ambos e fa-
senan di desaroyo y ingenieria de-
tayA.
Aki na Lago Domi a atende un Me-
chanical Engineering Practice School
durante dos siman y un Safety Design
Seminar. Su pasatiemponan ta leza,
hunga domino y hunga carta. Ariba
su pr6ximo vacantie el tin plan pa bi-
shita Medellin.



Jose Noel of the Yarway
Corporation here "exam-
ines" one of Lago's hun-
dreds of steam traps dur-
Ing the initial portion of a
steam trap survey in which
r he was assisted by a Lago
survey team from May 25-
28. The steam trap survey
conducted as a follow-up
of the Steam Trap Seminar

4 continued on all refinery
units by the Lago survey
team which is formed by
representatives of Techni-
cal, Process and Mechani-
S cal Department.


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G. 0. B. employees are here viewing
the videotape on energy conservation
made at Lago by Jerry Francis of Me-
chanical Planning & Control, Training
Section. The videotape, along with
one taken at the Sarnia Refinery on
energy conservation was shown in the
G. 0. B. Conference Room 200-A and
B. Plans are underway to show this
videotape to all employees in the re-
finery at a date to be announced later.








Junna 19A


Volunteer Fire Brigade Attend Three-Day Refresher Fire Training Course
Three groups of the Lago volunteer fire brigade and members of the Government Fire Department and ACI Safety and Training Coor-
dinator each attended an Intensive three-day refresher fire training course during the period May 3 June 4. The refresher course
was taught by Lago Fire Chief Jaclnto Harms assisted by the Fire Section personnel at the Company Fire Training Facility


FIRST GROUP: Flanked by Industrial Security Administrator Jim Brooke, Zone Supervisor D.
D. S. Britten, Mechanical Engineering Supt. Martin Lesh on the left, and on the right, by Fire
Chief Chin Harms, Acting Process Manager Joe Carroll and I. S. Advisor Wim Brinkman. Front
row: E. H. de I'lsle, M. E. Semeleer (Govt), S. P. de Kort, V. Wlllems, Th. Wever, R. Lacd and
G. Arendsz. Back row: S. Cijntje (ACI Safety/Training Coordinator), R. C. Tackling, P. Th.
Kock, E. F. Swaen (Govt.) J. Maduro, I. Winterdaal, L. A. Connor, E. H. Braumuller, C. W.
Vlaun and G. M. D. Nicholson.


Certificates are presented to course
participants. Here Assistant Process
Manager Joe R. Carroll presents a
certificate to ACI Safety/Training
Coordinator Silvio Cijntje.


Manager Jack


Collins hands a certificate to H A.
Querero of the Government Fire Bri-
gade at the end of the course.


SECOND GROUP: With I. S. Administrator Jim Brooke (far left), Shops & Facilities Supt.
Guy Alexander (3rd left), Fire Chief Chin Harms (far right) and Assistant Technical Mana-
ger Jack Collins (front row right). In full firemen's gear are front row: K. R. Hassel, R.
Geerman, J. E. Cicilia, J. E. Maduro, R. Lade, E. F. de Cuba. Back row: W. J. Diaz, R. L.
Rijke, A. S. de Cuba, R. A. Barry, E. E. Brown, E. E. Geerman, H. A. Querero (Govt.), B:
A. Conner, B. F. Curiel and R. v/d Linden.


THIRD GROUP : With I. S. Administrator Jim Brooke (left), Maintenance & Planning Supt. Maintenance & Planning Superinten-
Hap Young (3rd left), and Fire Chief Chin Harms (3rd right). Front row: H. M. Leonardo, dent Hap Young presents re rang
R. E. Boekhoudt, Martin Ras, A. O. M. Garcia, R. A. Brown, H. R. Maduro and T. P: Glel. s fe
Back row: E. C. Hijmering, J. Ras, S. F. Angela, R. R. de Mey, W. P. Leslie, T. V. Ruiz, S. certificate to H. M. Leonardo of the
v/d Biezen, Juan de D. L. Kock, and Ph. O. de Souza. Government Fire Brigade.

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AS NJune 1


On behalf of the La Salle Youth Center, the organization's direc- Mr. J. M. Ballenger is here presenting a donation check to Miss


tor Fr6re Bonifacius recently received a Lago donation presented
to him by President J. M. Ballenger in the latter's office. Witness-
Ing the presentation was P. A. Manager M. H. Henriquez. The do-
nation will help the organization provide healthy recreational ac-
tivities for the Aruban youth through its various affiliated clubs.




In recognition of the valuable work
of the YMCA in Aruba during the
past twenty years, Lago President
J. M. Ballenger recently present-
ed a donation to the organization
to permit them to continue their
work for the benefit of Aruba's
youth. Accepting the donation
check in Mr. Ballenger's office
on behalf of the YMCA was Secre-
tary Gen. George Guastavino, ac-
companied by YMCA President
Ralph Swingholm (left) and Board
member Bob Steele. Also present
was Lago's P. A. Manager M. H.
Henriquez.


Betty Ratzlaff, Directress of the Washington Youth Center. Lago's
contribution is in recognition of the work the center carries on
for the youth of Aruba. Present at the ceremony in Mr. Ballenger's
office, were M. Semeleer (left) and R. Croes (2nd right), Board
members of the Center, and Lago's Public Affairs Manager Milton


HDS Division Superintendent Joaquin Croes opens the Refinery Basics Course given
to a group of new HDS personnel (at right) last month. In the program STIP training
material developed jointly by Exxon Company and Exxon Chemical Company for refinery
and chemical plant employees was used. Adviser in the program was Andreslto Croes,
one of HDS experienced shift foremen.


H. Henriquez.

LEAP Student R. Hernandez

Returns to Lago With Degree

In Chemical Engineering
On June 8, 1976, Romulo Hernan-
dez returned to Lago after obtaining
his B.S. degree in Chemical Engin-
eering from Tulane University in New
Orleans in May this year. Romulo
studied with a Lago Educational Pro-
gram (LEAP) scholarship and left La-
go in August, 1972.
He joined Lago on November 11,
1969 as a Trainee II in Technical -
Laboratories and held the position
of Tester A when he left for the U.S.
Romulo was a MULO--B graduate
of the St. Augustinus College in San
Nicolas and obtained the diploma
of "Bachiller en Ciencias" after at-
tending the "Liceo Juan Vicente Gon-
zalez" in Caracas from 1965 1968.
He also followed the Pre-Employment
Preparatory Program at Lago in 1969.
Romulo has been initially assigned
in the Light Ends/Offsites Section of
Process Technical Division, where
his initial assignment is in technical
contacting of the Utilities area-Lago's
steam and power generating facili-
ties.
During his four-year stay in New
Orleans, Romulo was accompanied by
his wife Joan Helen.


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