Aruba Esso news
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Title: Aruba Esso news
Physical Description: v. : ill. ; 30-44 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Lago Oil and Transport Company, Ltd
Publisher: Lago Oil and Transport Co., Ltd.
Place of Publication: Aruba Netherlands Antilles
Creation Date: March 8, 1974
Frequency: biweekly
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2 ARUBA ESSO NEWS March 8, 1974


Lago Oil & Transport Co., Ltd.
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Editor: A. Werleman Co-Editor: Miss L. I. de Lange
Photographer: J. M. de Cuba
Printed by: Verenlgde Antllilaanse Drukkerijen N.V.

Nick Ecury Nombra Zone Supervisor

Di Construction & Contract Group
Efectivo Februari 1, 1974, Reu- Nick a progress den e varies
ben N. D. ("Nick") Ecury a ser categorianan di engineering as-
promovi pa Zone Supervisor di e sistant te cu su promocion pa
Construction & Contract Group Sr. Engineering Assistant den
di Mechanical Construction & Technical Engineering Project
Turnaround/Facilities Division. Division.
Nick tin 26 anja di servicio cu Mas despues el a ser asigna
Lago, incluyendo hopi experien- den Mechanical M&C Division
cia varia den mayoria di fase- como Contract Coordinator. Aki

R. N. D. Ecury

nan di operacionnan di compa-
nia. El a cuminza su carrera na
Lago den Machine Shop camin-
da el a progress pa Machinist
"C" e mesun anja ey. Na 1947
el a transfer pa T.S.D.- Process
como un Engineering Trainee
"C' y a bira un Jr. Engineering
Assistant "B" na 1950.

despues el a ser promovl pa En-
gineering Technician. Nick su
experiencia den e departamento
aki ta inclui asignacionnan ari-
ba e proyecto di Modernizacion
di Finger Pier y ariba construc-
cion di Sea Berth. Un Mecha-
nical Supervisor durante di con-
struccion di unidadnan di e pro-
yecto HDS-I, el a encabeza e
Construction & Contract Group
re-organiza for di 1973.
Nick, kende a ser educa na
Hulanda caminda el a complete
HBS, a sigi various curso di Lago
den Refinery Chemistry & Pro-
cess, Process Engineering As-
sistant y Industrial Power Distri-
Un amante di lama, Nick a
participa den various concurso
(ContinuA na pag. 12)

W. L. Terrell Accepts Position

With New Coal Gasification Plant

Mr. Walter L. Terrell, Lago's
Mechanical Manager, has ac-
cepted the position of Mechan-
ical Superintendent of the new
Coal Gasification Demonstration
Plant to be built near Houston,
Texas, by the Carter Oil Com-
pany and Esso Research and
Engineering Company. Mr. Ter-

rell will leave at the end of
April to assume his new duties


W. L. Terrefl Ta Accepta Posicion

Cu Planta di Gasificacion di Carbon

Sr. Walter L. Terrell, Lago su
Gerente Mechanical, a acepta e
position di Superintendent di
Mechanical di e Planta nobo pa
Demonstracion di Gasificacion
di Carbon cu lo ser construe
cerca di Houston, Texas, door
di Carter Oil Company y Esso
Research and Engineering Com-
pany. Sr. Terrell lo bai na fin di


Antolin Ridderstaat (c) of Mechanical-Materials
receives his service watch from Materials Divi-
sion Superintendent L.S.F. Anjie on the occa
sion of his 25th service anniversary on Feb. 18.
Looking on is A. Yarzagaray, Section Head-Ope-

Francisco V. Koolman, Process-Utilities, Acid &
Edeleanu, is presented his 25-year service watch
by Process Manager Ted R. Burton in the pre-
sence of Gregorlo Willems and Utilities Div. Su-
perintendent T. C. Fredrickson, at left.

April pa asumi su trabao nobo
na Houston

E product di un planta di ga-
sficacion di carbon ta un azeta
crudo sintetico cual por ser re-
fina adicionalmente pa traha ga-
solin y otro combustibles. Tal
plantanan por usa e reserve ex-
tensivo di carbon cu tin na Mer-
Mientras den servicio di Me-
chanical Department, Sr. Terrell
tabata instrumental den reorga-
nizacion di e departamento pa
pone mas enfasis ariba planea-
mento di trabao di mantenecion.
Tambe el a pone accento arba
equipo y confiabilidad di unidad-
nan y limpieza den refineria.
Walter y su esposa Mattle ta-
bata masha active den asunto-
nan di comunidad
Walter ta ser credit pa reac-
tiva e Aruba Gun Club y el ta-
bata un miembro active di Aru-
ba Golf Club. E familiar Terrell
ta estableci na Aruba pa casi
cuatro anja y nan lo ser falta
hopi door di tur nan amigonan.

in Houston. The product of a
coal gasification plant is a syn-
thetic crude oil which can be
further refined into gasoline and
other fuel products. Such plants
would use the extensive coal re-
serves available in the U.S.A.
While in Lago's Mechanical De-
partment, Mr. Terrell was instru-
mental in restructuring the de-
partment organization to place
greater emphasis on planning of
maintenance work. He has also
stressed improved equipment
and unit reliability and refinery
housekeeping. Walter and his
wife Matte have been very act-
ive in Community affairs. Walter
is credited with reactivating the
Aruba Gun Club and has been
an active member of the Aruba
Golf Club The Terrells have
been in Aruba nearly four years
and will be greatly missed by
all of their friends.

March 8, 1974 ARUBA ESSO NEWS 3

Lago Helps Aruban Youth Acquire

More and Improved Facilities

Another effort of Lago to help
the Aruban youth was the pre-
sentation of a check recently to
Mr D Vrleswijk, the Scouts Dis-
trict Commissioner of the Aruba
Chapter of the Antillean Boy
Scouts Association (APV), by
Lagos Vice President Henry V
In making the presentation at
the Santanero Group facilities at
Dakota Mr Mowell remarked
We are most happy to assist
the organisation in developing
better facilities for the Aruba
youth and tie Scout movement
in part ular
The Boy Scouts Association
in Aruba has a total of about
300 boy scouts divided into four
groups The Baden Powell Group

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has a small club building and
a football field at Eagle, while
the Santanero Group is at pre-
sent building a new scouthouse
at Dakota to replace an old bar-
San Nicolas has two groups,
the Arowak and St Joris Groups,
which will also soon be getting
a new scout home near Lago
Heights. This will be built by
Lago in exchange for the piece
of land near the Lago fence,
where APV's old troophouse is
currently located,
The APV scouts hold regular
meetings, camp fires, social pro-
grams and training activities,
with the cooperation of some
twenty scout leaders.

Process Foreman Julio Curiel (r) hands this lovely trophy to Process
I Manager Ted R. Burton, whose department won the first Lago Di-
visional Bowling Tournament held at the Esso Club Bowling Alleys
late last year.
I Process Foreman Julio Curiel (dr) ta entrega e bunita trofeo aki na
Process Manager Ted R. Burton, kende su departamento a gana e
SPromer Torneo di Bowling Divisional di Lago, teni na canchanan di
Bowling di Esso Club anja pash.

SBowling Trophy Won by Process

Turned Over to Department Manager

In a surprise gesture, Julio Cu-
riel of Process HDS recently
turned over the trophy won by
his bowling team to the Process
Department. The trophy, won
by an eight-man team in the
first Lago interdepartmental
Bowling Tournament held last
year, was presented to Process
Manager Ted R. Burton in his
office in the General Office
Building recently. Julio repre-

sented the Process team which
was formed by Gus Genser, Joe
Carroll, Chet Rogers, Bill Eagan,
Carlos Kwidama, Martines Leo
and Steve O'Mara.
Organized by Rudy Amaya
and Frankie Kock of the Esso
Club Bowling Committee, the
tournament was held at the
club's modern Bowling Alleys
every Thursday during an eight-
week span during the latter part

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Lago Vice President Henry V. Mowell hands a check to Scouts Dis-
trict Commissioner D. Vrieswijk during a recent scout gathering at
the Santanero Group facilities at Dakota.
Vice Presidente di Lago, Henry V. Mowell ta entrega un check na
Comisario di distrito D. Vrieswijk durante un reclente reunion di
padvinders na e facilldadnan di grupo Santanero na Dakota.

Lago Ta Yuda Hubentud Arubano

Logra Mas y Mehor Facilidadnan

Un otro esfuerzo di Lago pa
yuda hubentud di Aruba tabata
un reciente presentation di un
check na Sr. D. Vrieswijk, e Co-
misario di Districto di Padvin-
ders di e Seccion di Aruba di
Antilliaanse Padvindersvereni-
ging (APV), door di Vice Presi-
dent di Lago Henry V. Mowell.
Haciendo e presentation na e
facilidadnan di Santanero Groep
na Dakota, Sr. Mowell a remar-
ca: "Nos ta masha content di
por asisti e organization pa de-
saroya mehor facilidadnan pa
hubentud di Aruba y pa e mo-
vemento di padvinders en parti-
E Padvindersvereniging na A-
ruba tin un total di mas of me-
nos 300 padvinders parti den
cuatro grupo. E grupo di Baden

of the year.
A total of 65 bowlers, all La-
go and TOA personnel, partici-
pated in the tournament, repre-
senting twelve company depart-
ments and divisions. These
were : Process, Technical,
Comptroller's, PR/IR Marketing,
Mechanical M&C, MCS-Comp-
troller's teams I and II, Process
Engineering teams I and II, Me-
chanical Engineering teams I,
II and I11, and Esso Research.
Sub-champion of the tourna-

Powell tin un club chikito y tam-
be un veld di voetbal na Eagle,
mientras cu e Grupo Santanero
actualmente ta trahando un cas
di padvinders na Dakota pa re-
emplaza un barak bieuw.
San Nicolas tin dos grupo, e
grupo di Arowak y e grupo di
St. Joris. Nan tambe pronto lo
haya un troepenhuis nobo na
Lago Heights. Esaki lo ser tra-
ha pa Lago en cambio pa un pi-
da terreno cerca di muraya di
Lago, unda APV actualmente
tin un cas bieuw pa padvinders.
E padvinders di APV ta tene
reunionnan regular, kampvuur,
programanan social y actividad-
nan di entrenamento, cu coope-
racion di como binti lidernan di

ment was MCS- Comptroller's
team I, with 2006 pins against
the Process team's 2158.

Our full-color cover was re-
produced from slides taken
of the 1973 Carnival by our
photographer J. M. de Cuba.
Most of the pictures of the
1974 Carnival activities were
taken by free-lance photo-
grapher Janchi Tromp.

4 ARUBA ESSO NEWS March 8. 197

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Hoolberg Queen

Italian Group

Arabian Sheiks

Rain and Sunshine

Indonesian Group

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Russian Group

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Oranjestad Feb. 17


0Queen of the huge 1974 Children's Carnival parade in
!Oranjestad, Blanca Croes and Prince Giovanni Arends
at right. Both represented the Estrella Club. At left
*last year's Queen Anuska Dirksz and Prince Gino

Anniversary Cake

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Croes of Caiquetio

Club Crowned Youth Queen Febr.

The 15-year-old Queen is
congratulated by Lago Vice
President Henry V. Mowell,
who performed the corona-
tion ceremonies. Runner-up
at left is Undlna Harms ol
the Caribe Club. At right
outgoing Youth Queen Glen-
da Croes. The new Youth
Queen Is daughter of Crisos-
tomo A. Croes, Technical-

Helene Croes of the Calquetlo Club of Paradera,
here with Youth Prince and Pancho, Is proclaim-
ed 1974 Youth Carnival Queen in the Wilhelml-
na Stadium before a huge crowd on Feb. 20.

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Below, 1974 Youth Carnival
Queen Helene Croes and
runner-up Undina Harms.

Participants in the Youth Car-
nival Queen election, are:
Omalra Harms (La Salle Col-
lege), Undina Harms (Caribe
Club), Clara Arends (Estre-
lla), Helene Croes (Caiquetio
Club), Barbara Halley (Cole-
glo Arubano), Osyth Henri-
quez (Tivoli Club), Gerda
Bosnle (Suriname), and Bren-
da Cross (Connie Francis
Teeners Club).



Parades San

Queen of costumes elected at the
Wilhelmina Stadium Feb. 22. An In-
ca Sun Queen, she represented the
Group "The Golden Age of Incas".

1973 Carnival Queen Pamela
Browne "jumps up" in the
Grand Parade in the Circus
Fantasy Group.

A Temple of Bali with Goddess




Grecelle Croes of Caribe Elected 20th Aruba Carnival Queen Feb. 21
At far left, Grecelle Cross of the Ca-
ribe Club is crowned by the Lt. Gover-
nor of Aruba, Jossy Tromp. Grecelle
was elected Aruba Carnival Queen by
ic Ian international jury in a jam-packed
e 1Wilhelmina Stadium on February 21. At
n. left, Grecelle is congratulated by the
S4 H1 t Governor. At right, Esther Marugg of
S I the Esso Club who was runner-up.
3 RI Na mas robez, Grecella Croes di Club
e 0-. Caribe ta ser corona door dl Gezag-
S' j hebber Jossy Tromp. Grecella a ser
$- eligi Reina di Carnaval di Aruba door
di un hurado international den Wilhel-
1 1r mina Stadion Feb. 21. Na robez, Gre-
celle ta ser fellcita door di Gezagheb-
ber. Na drechi, Esther Marugg dl Esso
I Club kende a keda na segundo lugar.

he Carnival Queen candidates (from I to r): Mevis Dirksen (Sta. Cruz), Elfrida Dubero (Es-
ella), Lourdes Petrochi (Caiquetio Club), Ada Luidens (Connie Francis Club), Milda Maduro
Oranjestad), Sixta Franken (Noord), Astrid C roes (Brazil), Grecelle Croes (Caribe), Palmira Carnival Prince Lenga and runner-up Esther
heysen (San Nicolas), Elke Heemels (Tivoli), Esther Marugg (Esso Club), Emily Oduber Marugg flank Aruba's 20th Carnival Queen
(Paradera), not in picture: Elvia Croes (Savaneta), and Yvonne Guicherit (Marines). Grecelle Cross.

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Aruba's Carnival Queen for 1974, Grecelle Croes, with other Caribe
s of Thunder Esso Club's "The Hmong of Laos" Queens, during the Carnival Parade in San Nicolas on February 23.

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Queen of Carioca


Colegio Arubano School Fantasy Inca Indian


Double Star

Symbol of Mars

Carnival Queen Grecelle Croes

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The Hmong of Laos (Esso Club)

Sun King

Local and Foreign Queens



IMarch 8, 1974 ARUBA ESSO NEWS 9

Greece Through The Ages Sun Rays Of Outer Space

The Hmong of Laos (Esso Club)



Noord District Queen
The Discovery of Aruba

Outer Space Group

Heineken Float


Esso Club Queen Esther Marugg Tivoli's Joyita

Nightfall on Jupiter

Life Under Water

Brazil District Queen

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Caiquetia Club Queens LieUnder Water Group Tivol 0ue

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Bu dwie Marinnse Q',aw Lightueen

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Cannial Bach Prty ountincu Fantasy Tyt


Fountain Fantasy

Cannibal Beach Party

larch 8, 1974 ARUBA ESSO NEWS 11



Caribe Youth Queen

Nightfall On Uranus

1 & a 4i a

Circus Fantasy

Outer Space Group

Estrella Youth Queen

Marines Steelband

Brazil District Group

Connie Francis Queens

McKee Float

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Secrets Of The Sky

12 RUBA ESSO NEWS March 8, 1974


During a press luncheon at the
Esso Club on February 20, La-
go's new Vice President Henry
V. Mowell was Introduced to the
local press members. At left, Mr.
Mowell welcomes Donny Lacl6
(Beurs) and Tommy Pletersz (La
Prensa). At right, he greets Son-
ny Salas (Tele-Aruba), while Jim
Pletsch (Radio Victoria), at left,
and PR Manager M. Henrlquez
look on.

Nick Ecury Named Zone Supervisor

Of Construction & Contract Group

Effective February 1,1974, Reu-
ben N. D. ("Nick") Ecury was
promoted to Zone Supervisor of
the Construction & Contract
Group of Mechanical-Construc-
tion & Turnaround/Facilities Di-
Nick has 26 years of Lago
service, including wide and va-
ried experience in most phases
of company operations.
He started his Lago career in
the Machine Shop where he pro-
gressed to Machinist "C" that
same year. In 1947 he trans-
ferred to T.S.D.-Process as an
Engineering Trainee "C" and be-
came a Jr. Engineering Assist-
ant "B" in 1950.
Nick progressed through the
various engineering assistant ca-
tegories until his promotion to
Sr. Engineering Assistant in
Technical Engineering Project
He was subsequently assign-
ed to the Mechanical M&C Di-
vision as a Contract Coordina-
tor. Here he was later promot-
ed to Engineering Technician.

Nick's experience in this depart-
ment includes assignments on
the Finger Pier Modernization
Project and on the Sea Berth
A Mechanical Supervisor dur-
ing the HDS-I project unit con-
struction, he has headed the re-
organized Construction & Con-
tract Group since 1973.
Nick, who was educated in
Holland where he completed
high school, has followed Lago
courses in Refinery Chemistry &
Process, Process Engineering
Assistant and Industrial Power
A sea lover, Nick has partici-
pated in various international
fishing contests. He enjoys skin-
diving, waterskiing and doing
handicrafts. Every other year he
goes snowskiing in S6lden, Au-
stria, during the wintersport ac-
tivities there.
Nick and his wife Paula live at
Ponton. They have one son,
Jorge, and three daughters Ca-
therine, Monique and Chantal.

Trofeo di Bowling Gana pa Process

Entrega na Gerente di Departamento

Den un gesto di sorpresa, Ju-
lio Curiel di Process-HDS recien-
temente a entrega e trofeo ga-
nd door di su equipo di bowl-
ing na Process Department. E
trofeo, ganA door di un equipo
di ocho persona den Lago su
promer Torneo Interdeparta-
mental di Bowling teni anja pa-
sA, a ser presentA na Gerente
di Process Ted R. Burton den

su oficina den Edificio Principal
recientemente. Julio a represen-
ta e team di Process cual taba-
ta formA door di Gus Genser,
Joe Carroll, Chet Rogers, Bill
Eagan, Carlos Kwidama, Marti-
nes Leo y Steve O'Mara.
OrganisA door di Rudy Ama-
ya y Frankie Kock di Esso Club
Bowling Committee, e torneo a
ser teni den e club su moder-

In a belated presentation, Jacobo de Cuba of Mechanical Metal
Trades, was awarded his 30-year service button and certificate by
Materials Division Superintendent L.S. F. Anjie. Looking on is R.
Nicolaas of Mechanical C&T/Facilities Division.
Den un presentation un poco laat, Jacobo de Cuba di Mechanical- i
Metal Trades, a haya su certificado y emblema pa 30 anja di ser-
vicio for di Materials Div. Superintendent L.S.F. Anjie, den presencia
di R. Nicolaas di Mech. C&T/Facilities Division.

no canchanan di Bowling tur
Diahuebs durante un period di
ocho siman durante ultimo par-
ti di anja.
Un total di 65 hungador di
bowling, tur personal di Lago y
TOA, a participa den e torneo,
representando diezdos departa-
mentos y division Nan ta Pro-
cess, Technical, Comptroller's,
PR/IR Marketing, Mechanical-
M&C, MCS-Comptroller's team
I y II, Process Engineering team
I y II, Mechanical Engineering
team I, II y III, y Esso Research
Sub-campeon di e torneo ta-
bata MCS-Comptroller's I, cu

2006 pin compare cu Process
team su 2158 pin

Nick Ecury
(Continua di pagina 2)
internactonal di pesca El ta
gusta sambuya, ski ariba awa y
haci obra di man Cada pasa
un anja el ta bai ski ariba
sneeuw na Solden, Austria, du-
rante e actividadnan di winter-
sport aya
Nick y su cass Paula ta biba
na Ponton. Nan tin un yiu hom-
ber, Jorge, y tres yiu muher:
Catherine, Monique y Chantal.

MARCO ANGELA died in Aruba on December 29, 1973 at the
age of 57. He had been working in Mechanical-Bollermaker
Shops until his retirement on December 1, 1966. He had 22
years of service.