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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: August 12, 1974
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Subjects / Keywords: Petroleum industry and trade -- Periodicals -- Aruba   ( lcsh )
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Language: Text in English and papiamento.
Dates or Sequential Designation: v. 1- 1940-
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Aniversario di Oro
Golden Anniversary


August 12, 1974


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Letter from the President
Half a century ago, on August 12, 1924, the charter to
incorporate our company was officially executed in Ottawa,
Canada. At that time Logo began to operate as a trans-
shipping terminal, first in the Oranjestad harbor, and later
in the San Nicolas bay. Although the decision to establish
a refinery in Aruba was not made until a few years after
incorporation, Logo has since processed over 5.5 billion bar-
rels of crude. Instrumental in this achievement were many
hundreds of employees from different countries, with the
backbone of the employee body coming from Aruba.
Through the years the company has undergone many
changes, improvements and modernizations requiring the in-
vestment of several hundred million guilders. The most
striking changes came in the past four years during which a
completely new processing area, the hydrodesulfurization
complex, was built to produce low-sulfur fuels. To keep La-
go in the forefront of modern technology, sophisticated
computer equipment has been introduced for oil movements
and refinery operations, and several process units have been
revamped. Also, berthing facilities for very large crude
carriers have been built, thus resuming the transshipping
operations of our early days.
Our employee body ranks among the best trained and
qualified in the world and it is largely through the efforts
of these employees past and present that Logo has
attained its prominent position in the oil industry.
On the occasion of our 50th anniversary I wish to express
our sincere gratitude to all our employees and annuitants
for their cooperation and help which has enabled Logo to
grow into one of the largest and safest refineries in the
world. May this cooperation long endure to the mutual be-
nefit of our employees. Logo, and the Aruban community.


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Carta for di President
Mitar siglo pas6, ariba Augustus 12, 1924, e statutonan
pa incorpor6 nos compania a ser oficialmente formalize na
Ottawa, Canada. E tempo ey Lago a cuminza opera como
un terminal di transbordo, promer den Haaf di Oranjestad
V despues den bahia di San Nicolas. Aunque e decision pa
establece un refineria na Aruba no a ser tum6 sino un poco
anja despues di su establecemento, Lago desde tal tempo
a refina mas di 5.5 billion baril di crudo. Instrumental den
e prestacion aki tabata hopi centenares di empleadonan for
di diferente pais, mientras e sosten principal di e cuerpo di
empleado ta bini for di Aruba.
Durante anianan, compania a experiment hopi cambio-
nan, mehoracionnan y modernizacionnan cu a requeri inver-
sion di various cien million florin. E cambionan mas desta-
cante a bini den e ultimo cuatro anja durante cual un sitio
di refinacion completamente nobo, e complex di hidrodesul-
furizacion, a ser construe pa produce combustibles cu conte-
nido abao di azufre. Pa tene Lago den promer fila di tec-
noligia modern, equipo computador sofistic6 a ser intro-
duci pa operacionnan di movecion di azeta y di refinacion,
y various unidadnan di process a ser renob6. Tambe, faci-
lidadnan di marra bapornan masha grand cu ta transpor-
ta crudo a ser trah6, y asina atrobe Lago a resumi opera-
cionnan di transbordo di e promer anjanan.
Nos cuerpo di empleado ta den e filanan di esnan mehor
entren6 y cualific6 den mundo y ta en gran parti door di
esfuerzonan di e empleadonan aki present y pasado -
cu Lago a logra su position prominent den industrial petro-
lero.
Na occasion di nos di 50 aniversario, mi ta desea di expresa
nos sincere gratitud na tur nos empleadonan y pensionista-
nan pa nan cooperation y ayudo cual a permit Lago crece
den uno di e refinerianan mas grand y mas seguro na mun-
do. Ojal6 cu e cooperation aki por perdura pa largo tem-
po na beneficio mutuo di nos empleadonan, di Lago y di e
comunidad Arubano.


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Captain ROBERT RODGERS was a member of the original party that
selected Aruba as a transshipping station. The first manager of the
infant enterprise, he was known for many years as "Mr. Lago".
Captain Rodgers began at Lago in Aruba on August 14, 1925 and
retired on March 1, 1939. The Rodgers Beach is named after him. Lago's first salary book: Mr. C. H. G. Eman, Oil Clerk, joined Lage
Captan ROBERT RODGERS tabata miembro dl e grupo original cu on 17-11-24, while Mr. Body de Cuba, page at right, Joined Lago o0
a select Aruba como un staclon di transbordo. El tabata e pro- 1-1-25.
mer gerente dl e empresa hoben y tabata conoci pa "Mr. Lago". Lago su promer boeki di salarlo: Sr. C. H. G. Eman, Oil Clerk, a cu
Captan Rodgers a cumlnza na Lago na Aruba Augustus 14, 1925 mlnza cu Lago ariba 17-11-24, mientras Sr. Body de Cuba, paglni
y a retire Maart 1, 1939. Rodgers Beach ta yami na su honor. na drechl, a principal cu Lago 1-1-25.


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LLOYD G. SMITH (at left 1927 1946)
JOHN J. HORIGAN (at right 1946 1956)
(Lago Service 1942 1956)


- Lago su Presidentenan na Aruba

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ODIS S. MINGUS (at right President from 1956 1961, but
with Lago service from 1930 1961), introducing Princess Bea-
trix to Vice President F. E. GRIFFIN.


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NALTER A. MURRAY (Left: President from
961 1969, with Lago service from 1957 -
969) presents 25-year service watch to for-
mer Esse News Editor R. W. Schlageter.
I VALER A. MURRAY (Presidente for dl 1961 -
969, cu servicio na Lago di 1957 to 1969)
a present oloshi dl 25 aniversarlo na ante-
lor Redactor dl Esso News R. W. Schlageter.


ROY L. TRUSTY (Center: President from
1970 1973) and PR/IR Manager Ben E. Nixon
(at left) welcome Netherlands Antilles Gover-
nor Dra. B. M. Lelto at Lago.
ROY L. TRUSTY (Centro: President di 1970 -
1973) y Gerente dl PR/IR Ben E. Nixon (na
robez) ta cu Gobernador dl Antilles Hulandes
Drs. M. Leito na Lgo.


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JAMES M. BALLENGER (At left: President
from 1969 1970, and again since 1973 to
date) presents License Plate A-1, which was
assigned for many years to Lago's President
car, to the first citizen of Aruba, LL Gover-
nor F. J. Tromp (at right), for use on his pri-
vate car to match the Lt Governors official
car plate D-1.
JAMES M. BALLENGER (Na robez: President
for di 1969 1970 y atrobe deede 1973 to
awor) ta present number dl auto A-1, cual
tabata aslgna pa hopl anja na auto dl Pre-
sident di Lago, na a promer cludadano dl
Aruba, Gezaghebber F. J. Tromp, (na drechl),
pa uso ariba su auto priva pa correspond*
cu su number dl auto ofllal D*1.


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Lago The
Fifty years ago, a group
seven provisional directors,
cluding four ladies, appear
before the Honourable Arth
Bliss Copp, Secretary of Sta
of Canada, and made an apF
cation to establish the Lago I
& Transport Company, Limite
With incorporation in Ottav
Canada, on August 12, 19:
Charlie Herbert Croft Legg
became the first president. I
ter that, Lago's activities mov
rapidly and in the first yei
Captain Robert Rodgers and t
associates were sent into t
Paraguana-CuraQao-Aruba tria
gle to find a shipping terming
for oil being produced in V
nezuela's Lake Maracaib
Hence comes the name La!
- from "Lago Maracaibo", tl
lake where the crude oil is pr
duced.
San Nicolas was the choi
for the oil terminal and Capta
Rodgers on February 6, 19
got full power of attorney f
establishing the Lago install
tion. Dredging of an openii
in the reef (east entrance) b
gan late in 1925.
Transhlpping Station
In the meantime, two sm
lake tankers, the SS "Fran
union" and SS "Inverampto
began transporting crude oil
Aruba in 1924. The "lnveram
ton" brought the first shipme
of crude to the Oranjestad HI
bor on September 13, 1924
transfer to a depot ship for su
sequent transfer to other tar
ers for ocean transport.
Jose Oduber of Oil Accou
ing at one time had a recc
of the loadings in Oranjest
which showed 6 ships were
led from the depot ship in 19
57 in 1925, 80 in 1926 and 1


First Fifty Years
of in 1927 up to November, when
in- the business moved to San Ni-
ed colas.
lur Dredging and harbour facili-
ite ties in San Nicolas were com-
)li- pleted and Lago's harbor offi-
Oil cially began its career as a
d. great oil port on November 17,
/a, 1927. Two ocean tankers and
24, five lake tankers entered the
ott first day. Today, the San Nico-
Af- las Harbor can accommodate
ed seven ships at one time, includ-
ar ing tankers up to 90,000 dead-
wo weight tons.
he A Refinery In Aruba
in-
lal In July, 1927, a plan to build
e. a refinery somewhere in the
o. Maracaibo area for processing
go Venezuelan crude was being
he considered. An inspection group,
o- including Paul. H. Harwood,
Thomas S. Cooke, Lloyd G.
ce Smith and Donald J. Smith, vi-
iin sited Maracaibo and Aruba in
25 August, 1927. The choice again
or fell on Aruba. Thus, the year
a- 1928 brought more profound
ng and permanent changes to Aru-
e- ba's landscape and life. Lago's
Powerhouse No. 1 went into
operation in December 1928
and January 29, 1929 is record-
all ed as the date on which the
rc- first topping stills of Lago's re-
n" finery began operations.
to The original installations were
ip- erected between 1928 and 1931,
*nt when the low pressure stills,
ar- combination and cracking coils
for and visbreaker units, utilities,
Ib- pumphouses, tankage and pipe-
ik- lines were built.
In 1937, the west entrance
nt- was cut through the reef and
>rd ships no longer had to turn
ad around in the narrow harbor.
fil- In 1938 and 1939 over FIs. 40,
24, 000,000 went into expansion.
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This two-story home in Oranjestad served as Lago's temporary of-
floe In the first couple years of the operation of the oil terminal In
Oranjestad.
E cas dl dos piso aki na Oranjestad a sirbl como Lago su oflclna
temporarlo den e promer anjanan dl operation di e terminal di azeta
na Oranjestad.
number of units were recon- the German submarine U-156
structed, gasoline storage sphe- shelled the refinery. Luckily,
roids were built and the dock- none of the shells hit home, ex-
ing space was greatly increas- cept one which dented a stor-
ed. age tank. Off the reef, several
In the meantime, ownership lake tankers were hit or sunk,
of the Aruba operations had including the Pedernales, Oran-
been taken over by the Stand- jestad, Tia Juana and San Ni-
ard Oil Company of Indiana, colas. Tribute is proper to
through acquisition of the Pan those seamen who lost their
American Petroleum & Trans- lives in those dark days help-
port Company. ing the Allied war effort.
In 1932, the Aruba facilities Postwar Years
were purchased by the Stand- From a mighty engine of war,
ard Oil Company (New Jersey), the refinery had to be changed
now known as Exxon. to an engine of peace with the
In the 1930's, the present La- coming of V-J Day on August
boratory and the General Office 14, 1945. With the need to catch
Building, and Powerhouse No. 2 up with long-deferred mainten-
were erected, ance, building and remodelling
The War Years of units, the refining work force
grew to some 8,300 early in
Lago was one of the main 1949. By the time the mainten-
suppliers of petroleum products ance and construction work was
for the Allies after war broke completed at the end of 1953,
out in Europe on September 3, Lago had about 7,200 emplo-
1939. Aruba is the only land yees.
area in the Western Hemisphere Two of the largest changes
that saw war action when on which took place between 1949
February 16, 1942, at 1:30 a.m., (Continued on page 6)


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The tank shown her is probably the first built at Lago.


E tank munstri aki probablemente ta esun promer na Lago.


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Lago E Prome Cincuenta Anjanan


CANADA
By the HONOUHABo E ASJR BLISS coP, ------.-------------
Secretary of State of Canada.

To all to whom these present shall come or whom the same may in eny.wle concern. :
GREETING:






anb Ulbreas,.



CRIJSTOPSER AlI.ThJNY un! TON, frg r..r, ARIElu HhmilAM, MlRJORIE CBhY, MAT GaHlW I.Y
ant JE33IE MILaRES PE I, teog.r>harea. .11 of th. City of or.onto, .. the
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O h r under- '.. n at e i of o.fe., at Ottm, ,this l welfth dap of al mot f
Robt iAt-tu ptt e ...e. B ofnt.. COPP


'he above is actually the birth certificate of Lago, which was con-
tltuted in Ottawa, Canada, as a British Company. It was taken
ver by Standard Oil Co. (New Jersey), now Exxon Corporation,
n 1932. The original document of incorporation had a "legal size"
of 13 Inches wide and 22 Inches long.
documento aki ribs en realidad por ser yam, e papel dl nace-
mento dl Lago, cual a word form na Ottawa, Canada, como un
ompania Britanico. El a ser tuma over pa Standard Oil Co. (New
jersey awor Exxon Corporation, na 1932. E document original
I incorporaclon tabatln un "tamano legal" di 13 duim hancho y
22 dulm largo.


Cincuenta anja past, un gru-
po di site director provisional,
incluyendo cuatro damas, a apa-
rece dilanti di Honorable Arthur
Bliss Copp, Secretario di Esta-
do di Canada, y a haci aplica-
cion pa establece Lago Oil &
Transport Company, Limited.
Cu a incorporation na Otta-
wa, Canada, ariba Augustus 12,
1924, Charlie Herbert Croft Leg-
gott a bira e promer president.
Despues di esey, Lago su activi-
dadnan a move rapido y den e
promer aria Captan Robert Rod-
gers y dos asociado a word
manda den e triangulo di Para-
guana-CuraCao-Aruba pa busca
un terminal pa embarcacion di
azeta cu ta ser produce den La-
go Maracaibo. Di aki anto e
number Lago for di "Lago
Maracaibo" a bini, cual ta e
lago na unda e azeta crudo ta
ser product.
San Nicolas tabata e selec-
cion pa e terminal di azeta y
Captan Rodgers ariba Februari
6. 1925 a haya complete apode-
racion pa establece e installa-
cion di Lago. Dragamento di
un entrada den rif (entrada pa-
riba) a cuminza den ultimo par-
ti di 1925.

Staclon dl Transbordo

Entretanto, dos tanquero chi-
kito, SS "Francunion" y SS "In-
verampton" a cuminza transpor-
ta azeta crudo pa Aruba na
1924. E tanquero "Inveramp-
ton" a trace e promer carga di
crudo pa Haaf di Oranjestad
ariba September 13, 1924 pa ser
transfer pa un bapor di diposito
pa despues word pasA over
den otro tanqueronan pa trans-
portacion transoceanico.
Jose Oduber di Oil Account-
ing un tempo tabatin un anota-
cion di e cargamentonan na
Oranjestad, cual ta munstra cu
6 bapor a ser cargA for di e ba-
por di deposit na 1924, 57 na
anja 1925, 80 na 1926, y 148 na
1927 te November, tempo cu e
negoshi aki a move pa San Ni-
colas.
Dragamento y facilidadnan di
Haaf na San Nicolas a ser ter-
mina y Lago su haaf a cOminza
oficialmente su carera como un
puerto petrolero grand ariba
November 17, 1927. Dos tan-
quero grand y cinco tanquero
chikito a drenta a p'omer dia.
Awe, Haaf di San I. -olas por
acomoda site bapor na mes


tempo, incluyendo tanqueronan
te 90,000 ton.

Un Refineria na Aruba

Na Juli, 1927, un plan pa tra-
ha un refineria na un parti den
e region di Maracaibo pa refina
crudo Venezolano tabata ser
consider. Un grupo di inspec-
cion, incluyendo Paul H. Har-
wood, Thomas S. Cooke, Lloyd
G. Smith y Donald J. Smith, a
bishita Maracaibo y Aruba na
Augustus, 1927. E selection
atrobe a cai pa Aruba. Asina
ta, anja 1928 a trece cambionan
mas profundo y permanent den
Aruba su paisaje y bida. Lago
su Powerhouse No. 1 a bai den
operation na December 1928 y
January 29, 1929 ta registrar co-
mo e fecha ariba cual e promer
stillnan di crudo di Lago su re-
fineria a cuminza operation.
E instalacionnan original a ser
construe entire 1928 y 1931, tem-
po cu e stillnan di baha pre-
sion, combination y cracking
coils y visbreaker units, power-
housenan, pomphousenan, tan-
kinan y tuberia a keda instalA.
Na 1937, e entrada west a ser
cobh door di rif y bapornan no
tabatin master di draai round
mas den e haaf small.
Na 1938 y 1939 mas di FIs.
40,000,000 a bai den expansion.
Mas stillnan a ser agregd, y un
cantidad di unidadnan a ser re-
construl, tankinan rond6 pa de-
posita gasoline a ser construe y
lugar pa dok bapor a ser au-
menta grandemente.
Entretanto, Standard Oil Com-
pany di Indiana a tuma over e
propiedadnan di e operacion-
nan di Aruba door di cumpra-
mento di Pan American Petro-
leum & Transport Company.
Na 1932, e facilidadnan di
Aruba a ser cumprt door di
Standard Oil Company (di New
Jersey), cual awor ta conocf
como Exxon.
Den anjanan 1930, e actual
Laboratorio y Oficina Principal,
y Powerhouse No. 2 a ser tra-
ha.

Anjanan dl Guerra

Lago tabata uno di a entre-
gadornan principal di producto-
nan petrolero pa a Aliadonan
despues cu guerra a principle
na Europa ariba September 3,
1939.
(ContinuB na pag. 7)


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Lake tankers in service in the early days. Tankeronan den serviclo den promer anjanan.


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Lago's first Main Office "The White House" (see arrow) wa
ed somewhere near the present Gate No. 2.
Lago su promer Oflcina Principal "Casa Blanca" (mira flei
bata situa cerca dl e actual Porta No. 2.


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(Continued from page 4)
and 1952 included the harbor
reconstruction and the main
shops project at a cost of F. 11,
000,000. The central shops in-
cluded consolidation under one
roof of the machine shop, car-
pentry, welding, tinsmith, black-
smith and pipe operations and
a section of the storehouse, re-
sulting in improved working con-
ditions and increased efficien-
cy.

Second Quarter Century

In the period 1949 to 1959,
over FIs. 100,000,000 was invest-
ed in additional plant equip-
ment, tankage, and harbor im-
provements.
An investment of nearly FIs.
35,000,000 was made in the mo-
dernization of Combination Units
5, 6, 7 and 8 in 1957/1958. A
new modern Administration
Building was completed in 1957.
This building now serves the
needs of the Seroe Colorado
School, the Lago Medical Cli-
nic, and the Training Section.
The field of employee bene-


Fifty Years
fits has also been a pro;
one. The years 1945
saw the beginning of a I
cation plan which provi
cal employees with bo
cation time at intervals,
tion to regular yearly
time. The second quar
tury also witnessed a
savings plan to which b
company and employee
tribute; more liberal pr
in sickness, accident an
benefits; a retirement
regular or early retiremer
liberal thrift loan provisic
an extension of the Surv
nefit Plans. Today La
some eleven benefit pi
its employees.
To train Aruban boys,
go Vocational School wt
ed in 1935 and by the
was discontinued in Jur
some 954 young men had
ed valuable education
opportunities through tl
gram. Many of these gr
have held or are holdir
tions at Lago ranging
highly qualified trades
division superintendents


Modernization and Turning Point
The past fifteen years have
been characterized by mocdrn-
ization and improvement of pro-
NBo cessing units, equipment, tank-
IM'lli age, harbor facilities, and oil
movements and refinery opera-
tions.
The San Nicolas Harbor was
dredged to its present depth of
42 feet, permitting ships of
90,000 deadweight tons to berth.
s locat- The San Nicolas Harbor has
been improved to accommodate
cha) ta- simultaneously seven tankers
which are loaded or unloaded
with the aid of modern, finger-
Itip controlled metal loading
arms. In December 1969, a new
gressive Seaberth at Commandeursbaai
to 1954 was officially placed in service
long va- and in June, 1973 the Seaberth
ded lo- was modified to a more conven-
nus va- tional pier capable of accommo-
in addi- dating VLCC's (Very Large Crude
vacation Carriers) of 300,000 deadweight
ter cen- tons.
vacation New furnaces were built for
oth the Pipestills 5, 6, 7 and 8 and Com-
es con- bination Units 9 and 10, and
visions computer equipment was instal-
d death led to control the oil movements
plan for and processing operations .


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ivor Be-
go has
lans for

the La-
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time it
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receiv-
and job
his pro-
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men to


The years 1969 to 1974
brought a turning point in re-
fining operations at Lago. A
completely new processing area
rose on reclaimed land in the
Lagoon where twenty-one new
hydrodesulfurization (HDS) units
are now in operation. These
units can produce fuels with
less than 1%/ sulfur content.
The contract for the first
phase of the Hydrodesulfuriza-
tion Project was signed on Fe-
bruary 11, 1969 and the project'
was inaugurated on August 20,
1971. Announcement of the se-
cond phase of the Hydrodesul-
furization Project was made in
March, 1972.
This second phase was com-
pleted in February, 1974. The
entire Hydrodesulfurization com-
plex required an investment of
over FIs. 350,000,000.
As part of the HDS-II Project,
Pipestills 5 and 6 were revamp-
ed to process Middle East
Crude. Pipestill No. 6 went on
stream on May 17, 1974, while
Pipestill No. 5 will be completed
this month.
The first fifty years have in-
deed been active and alive, .


View of bachelor quarters, General Office Building, PCAR.
Vista arlba bachelor quarters, Oficina Grandl y PCAR.


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The first crude topping stills began operation on January 29, 1929. E promer stillnan di crudo a cuminza operaclon Januari 29, 1929.


Lago Su Promer
(Continua di pag. 5)
Aruba ta e unico tera den He-
misferio Occidental cu a mira ac-
cion di guerra ora cu ariba Fe-
bruari 16, 1942, pa 1:30 a.m., e
submarine Aleman U-156 a ti-
ra ariba refineria. Afortunada-
mente, ningun di e balanan a
raca, except uno cu a dobla
un tanki un poco. Pafor di rif,
various tanqueronan chikito a ser
torpedeA of hundi, incluyendo
Pedernales, Oranjestad, Tia Jua-
na y San Nicolas. Homenahe
ta debi na e nabegantenan ken-
de a perde nan bida den e dia-
nan scur ey yudando e esfuer-
zo di guerra di Aliadonan.
Anjanan Despues di Guerra
For di un maquina poderoso
di guerra, e refineria master a
ser cambiA pa un maquina di
paz dia cu Dia di Paz V-J a ye-
ga na Augustus 14, 1945.
Dos di e cambionan grand
cu a tuma lugar entire 1949 y
1952 a inclui reconstruction di
haaf y e proyecto di shopnan
central cu a requeri un inver-
sion di mas cu 10 million florin.
E shopnan central a inclui con-
solidacion bao di un dak di ma-
shin shop, shop di carpinter, di
welding, tinsmith, di smid y di
tuberia y un seccion di Store-
MMM MU 7 I


Cincuenta Anja
house, cual a trece mehor con-
dicionnan di trabao y mas efi-
ciencia.
Segundo Cuarto SIglo
Den e period 1949 te 1959,
mas di FIs. 100,000,000 a keda
invert den equipo adicional di
plant, tankinan y mehoracion-
nan di haaf. Modernizacion di
Combination Units 5, 6, 7 y 8
a tuma lugar na 1957/1958. Un
Edificio di Administracion nobo
y modern a keda cla na 1957.
E terreno di beneficio pa em-
pleadonan tambe tabata uno
progresivo. Anjanan 1945 te
1954 a mira e principio di un
plan di vacacion largo cu ta du-
na empleadonan local vacacion
di bonus na cierto period fue-
ra di vacacion regular annual.
E segundo cuarto siglo tambe
a testigua introduction di un
plan di spaar pa vacacion; re-
glamentonan mas liberal pa en-
fermedad, accident y benefi-
cionan di fallecimento; un plan
di pension pa pensionamento re-
gular of tempran; reglanan mas
liberal pa prestamo for di Thrift
Plan; y un extension di Plannan
di Beneficio pa Sobrevivientes,
Awendia Lago tin como diezun
plannan di beneficio pa su em-
pleadonan.
r: *___


Nearly 1000 Aruban boys graduated from Lago's Vocational School.
Cast 1000 hoben Arubano a gradua di School di Ofishi di Lago.


On February 16, 1942 at 1:30 a.m. Lago saw war action from Ger-
man U-boats, and after that several lake tankers and ocean tankers
were sunk in the Caribbean Sea.
Ariba Februarl 16, 1942 pa 1:30 a.m. Lago a mira acclon dl guerra
for dl submarlnonan Aleman.
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for dl submarinonan Aleman.


Pa entrena hobennan Aruba-
no, e School di Ofishi di Lago
a ser principiA na 1935 y pa e
tempo cu el a ser descontinud
na Juni 1957, como 954 hoben
a recibi education valioso y
oportunidadnan di trabao me-
diante e program aki. Hopi
di e graduadonan aki a ocupa
of ta ocupando posicionnan na
Lago variando for di hombernan
sumamente cualifich di ofishi to
superintendent di division.
Modernlzacion y Periodo di
Camblo
E diercinco anjanan cu a pa-
sa ta ser caracterizA pa moder-
nizacion y mehoracionnan.
E Haaf di San Nicolas a ser
dragA to na su actual hundura
di 42 pia, y a ser mehorA pa
acomoda a la vez siete tanquero.
Na December 1969, un Waf pa-
for den Lamd a ser poni oficial-
mente na servicio y na Juni
1973 e Waf aki den Lamf a ser
modificA pa por recibi tanque-
ronan gigantesco, yamt VLCC,
di te 300,000 ton.
Fornonan nobo a ser trahd pa
Pipestills 5, 6, 7 y 8 y pa Com-
bination Units No. 9 y 10, y
equipo computador a keda in-


stale pa control movement di
azeta y refinacion.
Anjanan 1969 te 1974 a trace
un cambio grand den opera-
cionnan di refineria di Lago. Un
sitio completamente nobo di
process a lamta ariba terreno
yenA den lagoon unda binti-un
unidad nobo di Planta Desulfu-
rador (HDS) awor ta na opera-
cion cu por produci combusti-
ble cu contenido di azufre cu
ta menos cu 1%.
E contract pa e promer fase
di e Proyecto Desulfurador a
ser firmA ariba Februari 11, 1969
y e proyecto a keda inauguri na
Augustus 20, 1971. E segundo
fase di Planta HDS a keda com-
plete na Februari 1974. E com-
plex total di Hidrodesulfuriza-
cion a exigi un inversion di co-
mo FIs. 350,000,000.
Como parti di e Proyecto
HDS-lI Pipestills 5 y 6 a ser
modernize pa process crudo
for di Medio Oriente. Pipestill
No. 6 a bai den operation ariba
Mei 17, 1974 mientras Pipestill
No. 5 lo ta cla e luna aki.
E promer cincuenta ana en-
berdad tabata anjanan active y
vibrant.


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The Yellow Mountain at Lago: A Symbol of Industrial Progress


Glowing in the sunlight on
Lago's white land-filled coast is
a bright yellow mountain whose
brilliant color makes a striking
contrast with the surrounding
blue Caribbean sea. Making
up this mountain are piles of
sulfur in slate form produced
by the three sulfur plants of the
company's new hydrodesulfuri-
zation complex (HDS), another
step in the industrial progress
of Aruba.
Comparable in color, but cer-
tainly not in value, is another
product derived from the is-
land's own soil during the years
1824 1915: gold. Whereas
the annual production of Lago's
sulfur plants amounts to a little
over 100,000 tons a year, worth
about FIs. 4,000,000, Aruba's to-
tal gold production added up to
1,343,816 KG valued at approxi-
mately FIs. 2,613,000 in the ear-
ly days.
Although there is no direct
relationship between sulfur and
gold, this comparison clearly
shows the giant steps forward
the economy of the island has
taken since 1915. And this does
not include the value of the re-
fined oil products exported daily.
The total investment in Lago's
HDS complex alone, approxi-
mately FIs. 350,000,000, repre-
sents the biggest outlay of funds
by a private enterprise ever
made in the history of the Ne-
therlands Antilles. With the con-
struction of this new complex,
Lago is now able to maintain
its historical market position on
the U.S. East Coast.
The new facilities now desul-
furize heavy fuel oil reducing
its sulfur content from 2.5 per
cent to a significantly lower le-
vel, ranging between .3 and 1
per cent which meets U.S. East
Coast legal requirements.
Inaugurated in August, 1971,
the first phase of the HDS com-
plex (HDS-I) has a design ca-


In foreground a huge pile of yellow sulfur, with HDS complex in background.
Mas padilanti un monton grand di azufre geel, cu complex dl HDS banda patras.


pacity of 155,000 barrels a day
and the HDS-II, which went in-
to operation in February, 1974,
brought the total production ca-
pacity to 265,000 barrels of low
sulfur fuel oil per day.
What was once causing smog,
is taken out of the oil and
through the desulfurization pro-
cess it is converted into the
bright yellow sulfur that is stack-
ed up on the Lago coast. This


sulfur is sold for use in the ma-
nufacture of fertilizers.
Responsible for the smooth
and efficient operation of the
HDS Division facilities is a group
of outstanding men at Lago
headed by HDS Division Super-
intendent J. Croes, Process Fo-
remen Dick Heywood, Norman
Salas, William P. Eagan and
Julio Curiel, Shift Foremen Fe-
lix Maduro, Tommy Arends,


E Monton Geel na Lago Ta Un

Simbolo di Progreso Industrial


Resplandeciente den luz di
solo ariba Lago su costa yent
cu santo blanco ta un cero geel
briliante di cual su color vivido
ta forma un contrast notable
cu e lamt blauw di Caribe den
vecindario. Formando e cero
aki ta un monton grand di azu-
fre den forma di plachi chikito
cu ta ser produce pa tres plan-
ta di azufre di compania su
complex nobo desulfurador (H
DS), cual ta un otro paso den
progress industrial di Aruba.
Comparable den color, pero
ciertamente no den valor, ta un
otro product saca for di sub-
suelo di e isla mes durante e
anjanan 1824 1915: Oro.
- ',1


Gold smelter ruins at Balashl. Rulna na Balashl.


Mientras e production annual
di Lago su plantanan di azufre
ta monta un poco mas cu 100.
000 ton pa anja, na valor di co-
mo FIs. 4,000,000, Aruba su pro-
duccion total di oro a yega te
1,343,816 Kilogram na un valor
di mas of menos FIs. 2,613,000
den tempo antafo.
Aunque no tin un relacion di-
recto entire azufre y oro, e com-
paracion aki claramente ta de-
monstra e pasonan gigantesco
cu cual e economic di e isla a
bai dilanti desde 1915. Y esaki
no ta inclui e valor di produc-
tonan refine di azeta cu ta ser
export, diariamente pa Lago.
E inversion total den e com-
plex di HDS di Lago solamente,
di aproximadamente FIs. 350,
000,000, ta represent e suma
mas grand gastA hamas pa un
empresa privA den historic di
Antillas Hulandes.
E facilidadnan nobo awor ta
desulfuriza azeta combustibles
pisa y ta reduci su contenido
di azufre for di 2.5 porciento te
na un nivel hopi abao, variando
entire .3 te 1 porciento cual ta
satisface e exigencianan legal
di Costa Oriente di Merca.


Francisco Boekhoudt and An-
dresito Croes, while a number
of field operators and assistant
operators and several panel ope-
rators in the Refining Opera-
rations Center manage the day-
to-day operation of the 24 HDS
units. Coordinating the main-
tenance aspect of the HDS ope-
rations are Maintenance Coor-
dinators Juan C. Hermans and
Otilio Franken.

E promer fase di e complex
di HDS-I a keda inaugural ariba
Augustus 20, 1971 y e tin un ca-
pacidad segun disefo di 155,000
baril pa dia y e fase HDS-II,
cual a bai den operation na
February 1974, a hiba e produc-
cion total na 265,000 baril pa dia
di fueloil cu poco azufre aden.
Loque un tempo tabata cau-
sa huma, awor ta ser sacA for
di azeta y mediante e process,
di desulfurizacion e ta ser con--
verti den azufre geel cl cuall
ta ser poni na monton na cos-i
ta di Lago. E azufre aki ta ser)
bendi pa uso den fabricacion dii
fertilizantes.
Responsable pa e operacion-
suave y eficiente di HDS Divi-
sion ta Superintendente Joa-.
quin Croes, Foremannan di Pro-
ceso Dick Heywood, Norman
Salas, William P. Eagan y Julio
Curiel, Shift Foremannan Felix
Maduro, Tommy Arends, Fran-4

Croes, mientras un numero di
operadornan den plant y ope-
radornan asistente y various ope
radornan di panel den Refining
Operations Center ta maneha e
operation diario di e 24 unidad-
nan di HDS.
Coordinando e aspect dw
mantenecion di HDS ta Coordi-
nador di Mantenecion Juan C.
Hermans y Otilio Franken.

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ARUBA ESSO NEWS


Au u t 12 1974







August i 1974


The first group of Lago Vocational School students in 1935
is shown here with Instructor J. H. Beaujon, now retired.
Of this group, seven employees are still working at Lago.
They are : Simon Dirks (1), Florlano Croes (2), Balblno
Erasmus (3), Rafael Wever (4), Pablo van der Biezen (5),
Zacharlas Kelly (6) and Cirllo Lacl6 (7). Below they are
as they look now at their job site.
*
E promer grupo dl estudiantenan dl Lago su School di
Oflshl ta ser mustra akl cu instructor J. H. Beaulon, ken-
de ta cu pension. For di e grupo aki, slete empleado ta
ainda ta traha pa Lago. Nan ta: Simon Dirks (1), Florlano
Croes (2), Balblno Erasmus (3), Rafael Wever (4), Pablo
van der Blezen (5), Zacharlas Kelly (6) y Cerillo Lacl6 (7).
Aki bao nan ta manera ta ser mustra actualmente den nan
lugar dl trabao.


BEFORE ...... in 1935 .. and


. .NOW ...... in 1974


Simon Dirks, now a Mechanical
Supervisor In Mechanical Con-
struction & Turnaround Division.
Simon Dirks, awor Mechanical
Supervisor den Mechanical -
:onstruction & Turnaround Di-
vision
Imm_ _.


Florenclo Croes ta traha den
Process Fuels Division como
Assistant Operator.


Balbino Erasmus, Equipment
Tradesman "A" Machinist in
Mechanical Machinist

Balbino Erasmus, Equipment
Tradesman "A" Machinist den
Mechanical Machinist.


Rafael A. Wever, Mechanical
Supervisor in Mechanical Con-
struction & Turnaround.

Rafael A. Wever, Mechanical
Supervisor den Mechanical -
Construction & Turnaround.


ablo J M van dei Blezen Regional Super-
sor in Mechanical Maintenance & Planning.
Srrently a Mechanical Training Coordinator.
ablo J. M. van der Blezen, Regional Super-
sor den Mechanical Maintenance & Plan-
Ing, actualmente Mechanical Training Coor-
dinator.
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Zacharlas Kelly is presently a Materials
Clerk I in Mechanical Materials Division.

Zacharlas Kelly actualmente ta un Materials
Clerk I den Mechanical Materials Division.


CIrillo Lacl6 is presently a Mechanical Su-
pervisor in Mechanical Construction &
Turnaround.

Cirillo Lacl6 actualmente to un Mechanical
Supervisor den Mechanical Construction
& Turnaround.


ARUBA ESSO NEWS


August 12 1974


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10 ARUBA ESSO NEWS Au



Binti-Cinco Empleado den Siete Departamento Ta Haya Posicion M


E. A. B. Beaujon


A. R. Tappin


A. Hassell


E. Fingal


Binti-cinco empleado for di
site diferente departamento di
Compania a avanza pa puesto-
nan mas halto den organiza-
cion di Lago recientemente. E
empleadonan aki, kende mayo-
ria a haya promocion Augustus
1, ta :
Everett A. B. Beaujon, kende
a bira Superintendente di Divi-
sion di Laboratorio den Techni-
cal Department y Rudl H. Yzer,
kende a avanza pa puesto di
Superintendent di Division di
Community Services. Den Tech-
nical Department, Emillo F. De
Cuba y Marolano Robert, ambos
a bira miembro di gerencia cu
nan promocion pa Engineering
Technician.
Den Marketing, Frederlk J. C.
Beaujon a bira Assistent Mar-
keting Manager.
Den Process Department, Hen-
ry F. Coffi a ser promovi pa Su-
perintendente Asistente di Divi-
sion Utilities, mientras Juan V.
Croes a bira Process Foreman
y Hendrik Diaz a ser promovi pa
Shift Foreman den Utilities. Den


A* Dhor
A. Dijkhoff


Oil Movements Division, Henry
D. Omnan y Domlnico Rasmljn a
ser promovi pa Tug Captain ari-
ba Juli 1, y a bira miembro di
gerencia.
Alex Hassell di Employee Re-
lations Department a ser promo-
vi pa Public Affairs Adminis-
trator den Public Affairs De-
partment.
Elias Fingal a avanza pa Em-
ployee Relations Administrador
den Employee Relations Depart-
ment, caminda cu Sra. Carmen
Bisllp y Stefford Courter a pro-
gresa pa Employee Relations
Assistant, birando asina miem-
bronan di gerencia.
Den Controller's Department,
A. Randall Tappin a ser nombra
Chief Accountant y Rafael S.
Swaen y NIblo Cross a ser pro-
movf pa Accountant y a join
rango di miembro di gerencia.
Promocionnan den Mechani-
cal Department a bai pa Ken-
neth P. Brook y Amred A. Brit-
ten, kendenan a bira Zone Su-
pervisor y pa Antero DlJkhoff cu
a progress pa Instrument Regio-


nal Supevisor. Nilo L
Robert J. Van Balen,
Semeleer, Willem E. Pali
Williams a ser promovi
chanical Supervisor, bira
na miembronan di gere
Den su capacidad c
perintendente di Divisio
boratorio, Everett A. B.
ta reemlpaza Ben S.
cu ta bai cu pension.
de tabata Asistente Su
dents di Laboratorio for
e anja aki, tabata enc
tur operacionnan intern
boratorio.
Ev ta un graduado
den Ingenieria Mecanica
versidad di Cincinnati,
di 1963. El a join Lago
un anja ey den Mechar
apartment como un Ingen
Technical & Administra
vision, despues di a ad
periencia di trabao ar
struccion di plant na
na 1957, na U.S. Americ
Works y Lunken Heims
Co., na Ohio.
Na 1964, Ev a actua c


R. S. Swaen


Swaen, sistant Zone Supervisor y des-
Juan C. pues a ser asigna como Man-
m y Ivan power Services Coordinator, Re-
pa Me- gional Supervisor y Training
ndo asi- Coordinator. Na 1967 el a trans-
ncia. feri pa PR/IR como hefe di Sa-
omo Su- fety Section, caminda el a bira
n di La- Safety Advisor.
Beaujon Na 1971, Ev a bai Process -
Whitney Fuels Division, caminda mas
Ev, ken- despues el a bira Process Fore-
perinten- man. Luego el a ocupa pues-
di Maart tonan di Blending Foreman y
argh cu Operations Supervisor te na
o di la- 1973, ora cu el a ser asigna na
e proyecto di HDS-II. Akinan,
bachiller el tabata involve den various start-
a di Uni- mento di unidadnan y entrena-
Ohio, for mento pa opera unidadnan HDS
e mes- te cu su traslado pa Technical
lical De- e anja aki.
iero den Ev a tuma various curso di ge-
ition Di- rencia di Lago y a atende various
quiri ex- conferencia y programanan to-
iba con- cante di seguridad.
Balashi Rudi H. Yzer a principia na
can Tool Lago na 1946 como un Clerk
er Valve den Compania su Colony Ser-
vice Department, cual awendia
omo As- ta Community Services. Ya pa
1949 el a avanza pa Hefe di Sec-
cion di Transportacion. Na 1954
el a bira Maintenance Checker
den General Services Adminis-
tration y e siguiente anja el a
ser promovi pa Utility Foreman.
Un promocion na 1957 a tia-
ciele Supervisor di Maintenance
and Services, mientras cu na
1962 el a ser promovl pa Super-
visor General den Communit)
.:: Services encarga cu planea-
mento y coordinacion di fun-


N. Croes


S. Courtar


Mrs. C. Blslip


R. J. va


N. L Swaen


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ARUBA ESSO NEWS 11


Twenty-Five Employees Promoted to Higher Positions



flea-


F. J. C. Beaulon


J. V. Croes


K. H. B
K. H. Brook


cionnan di servicionan di comu-
nidad. Cu su promocion di
Augustus 1, awor Rudi ta Super-
intendente di Community Ser-
vices, y -lo report na Control-
ler directamente.
Rudi, kende A caba Mulo na
Suriname na 1941, a traha na
Oficina di Procureur General y
na Departamento di Ingenieria
Americano y tambe a sirbi den
servicio military na Suriname en-
tre 1941 cu 1946. Aki na Lago
el a sigui hopi curso di geren-
cia y tambe el a participa den
un Curso di Gerencia Latino
Americano den Relacionnan In-
dustrial na Panama na 1959.
Emillo F. ("Michl") de Cuba
a cuminza na Lago na 1951 des-
pues di caba nuebe klas na St.
Dominicus College na Oranje-
stad. Su promer trabao tabata
como un Laborer Helper den e
anterior Stewards Department
caminda despues el a traha co-
mo Packer.
Na 1956 Michi a transfer pa
e anterior Colony Services ca-
minda el a traha como Furniture
Truck Corporal. Na 1960 el a
bira Clerk den Compania su
Postkantoor y el a traha mas
despues como Utility Clerk. El
a ser transfer pa Technical -
Mechanical Engineering, E.I.S.
na 1964 como un Jr. Engineer-
ing Assistant "A". E siguiente
anja Michi a ser promovi pa En-
gineering Assistant "B". For di
1969 el tabata un Engineering
Assistant "A" te ora cu el a
transfer pa Cost Engineering


Section caminda el a bira Sr.
Engineering Assistant. Esaki
tabata su position te cu su re-
ciente promocion pa Engineer-
ing Technician.
Na Lago, Michi a sigui curso-
nan di Work Direction Program,
Effective Writing, Critical Path
Method y First Aid. Ariba su
mes tempo el a sigui Avond-Ma-
vo y a haya su diploma na 1972.
Marciano Robert a cuminza
como un Aprendiz den Lago Vo-
cational School na 1946. Des-
pues di gradua na 1950 el a ser
asigna den e anterior Mechani-
cal Foundry como un Foundry
Helper "B". Luego el a ocupa
e various rangonan di Foundry-
man te na 1956 ora cu el a ser
traslada pa Mason Section como
Insulator. Na 1964, Marciano
a haya promotion pa Mason
"A".
Marciano a pasa pa Mecha-
nical Technical & Administra-
tion Group como un Engineer-
ing Assistant "B" na 1965. Des-
pues el a bai traha den Equip-
ment Inspction Section na 1967.
Na 1969 el a ser promovi pa
Engineering Assistant "A", e po-
sicion cual el tabata ocupa te
awor cu su promocion pa En-
gineering Technician.
Marciano a sigui cursonan di
Mechanical Engineering, Ele-
ments of Metallurgy, Non-Des-
tructive Testing, Materials & Con-
struction y e curso di Isotope
for Industrial Radiography na
Cleveland, Ohio.
Frederik J. C. ("Frlts") Beau-


jon ta un graduado bachiller den
Administration Comercial for di
Sam Houston State Teachers
College na Texas. El a cumin-
za traha na Lago como un Sto-
rehouse Assistant den Store-
house na 1964.
Na 1966 el a haya promocion
pa Area Supervisor den e divi-
sion ey. Despues di traha ari-
ba asignacion special y actua
como Regional Supervisor entire
1968 y 1970 el a ser promovi pa
Supervisor Materials Operations
den Materials Division. Siguien-
temente el a ocupa puesto di
Hefe di Seccion te ora cu el a
ser transfer pa MCS Division
como Sr. Systems Analyst, e po-
sicion cual el tabatin te recien-
temente den Commercial Sec-
tion.
Frits a sigui various curso di
gerencia di Lago, manera O.D.
L., Effective Management y Kep-
ner Tregoe.
Henry F. Coffl a cuminza na
Lago na October 1961 como In-
geniero den Mechanical Tech-
nical & Administration.


E. F. de Cuba


Na 1967 el a bira Ingeniero
Senior y na 1970 el a avanza pa
Ingeniero di Proyecto den En-
gineering Division. Na 1971
Henry a haya promocion pa In-
geniero Supervisor den Electri-
cal Section. Na principio di e
anja aki, Henry a ser transfer!
pa Process Utilities, asigna
como Process Foreman.
Henry tin un MULO-A diplo-
ma di St. Augustinus College y
un diploma MULO-B di Abraham
de Veer School. El a gradua
den Ingenieria Electrica na Ho-
gere Technische School na Gro-
ningen na 1961. Aki na Aruba
el a haya su certificado como
maestro pa school tecnico.

Entre e various cursonan cu
Henry a tuma na Lago ta inclui
Process Control, Diseio Meca-
nico, mientras cu el a participa
den un seminario tocante Eco-
nomia di Refineria na Venezue-
la y un curso di Mantencion di
Relay Electrico y Coordinacion
na New Jersey.
(Continua na pag. 12)


M. Robert


J. C. Semeleer W. E. Palm


.1


H. F. CoffI


A. A. Britten


. Wllam
I. Williams


H. D. Orman


D. Rasmljn
D. Rasmljn







12 ARUBA ESSO NEWS August 12, 1974



Binti-Cinco Empleado Ta Haya Promocion den Organizacion di Lago


(Continua di pag. 11)
Juan V. (Chin) Croes a traha
semper den Process Utilities
Division for di tempo cu el a
gradua for di Lago Vocational
School na 1955. Despues di a
traha den e varies categorianan
di Process Helper te cu 1960,
el a bira Controlman. E siguien-
te anja el a progress pa Assis-
tant Operator y na 1964 el a bi-
ra Operator.
Chin a ser promovi pa Shift
Foreman na 1968 y despues for
di Mei 1970 pa Augustus 1971
el a traha como Utility Systems
Coordinator den HDS Division.
Cu su promocion di Augustus 1,
awor el ta Process Foreman den
Utilities.
Chin a sigui varies curso
na Lago, manera Process Train-
ing y Critical Path Method. For
di ICS el a tuma un curso di
Stationary Fireman na 1967.
Hendrlk Diaz a cuminza como
Mechanical Aprendiz na School
di Ofishi di Lago ariba Septem-
ber 3, 1945 y a ser asigna na
Process Utilities. Aki el a pro-
gresa pa Process Helper A na
1952. Despues di a ocupa e
puesto di Controlman el a haya
promocion pa Assistant Opera-
tor na 1959 y na Januari, 1962
el a keda promov6 pa Operator
den Powerhouse. Desde Octo-
ber 1973, Hendrik a actua co-
mo Shift Foreman.
Na Lago Hendrik a sigui cur-
sonan pa Utilities Operator y pa
testmento di gas. For di ICS el
a tuma cursonan di Stationary
Fireman y di Powerhouse Engi-
neering.
Henry D. Orman a gradua for
di Arubaanse Technische School
na 1955 y a bai Lago Vocational
School durante un anja promer
cu el a ser asigna den Mecha-
nical Garage como un Craft
Trainee. El a avanza den e ca-
tegorianan di Garage Helper y
Mecanico y a ser promovi pa
Garage Mecanic B na 1962.
Na 1964, Henry a transfer pa
Process Oil Movements, Floa-
ting Equipment caminda des-
pues el a traha como Oiler y
Quartermaster promer cu el a
bira Tugboat Engineer na 1967.
Henry, kende durante un anja
y mei a sigui e program di en-
trenamento pa Tug Master den
su tempo liber, cu exito a pasa
e examennan requeri na Cura-
cao na Mei e anja aki. El tin
hopi experiencia di trabao ya cu
el a traha ariba tur dos tug di


Compania, y como Tug Captain
awor el ta asignd abordo di
"Esso Oranjestad".
Dominico ("Cochi") Rasmijn
a cuminza den Lago Vocational
School como Aprendiz na 1950.
Despues di gradua na 1954 el
a cuminza traha como Process
Helper "D" den Process Ca-
talytic & Light Ends Depart-
ment. Na 1965 el a ser promo-
vi pa Pumper.
Cochi a transfer pa Process-
Oil Movements, Black Oils ca-
minda el a avanza pa Assistant
Operator na 1966. Na 1972 el
a bai Floating Equipment Divi-
sion Tugs caminda el a ser
promovi pa Tug Operator, e po-
sicion cual el tabatin promer cu
su promocion como Tug Cap-
tain.
Cochi, manera Henry Orman,
recientemente a recibi su licen-
sia pa Tug Master na Curaqao,
despues di studia un anja y mei
den su ora liber y actualmen-
te el ta asignA abordo di "Esso
Oranjestad".
El a sigui cursonan patrocina
pa Lago den Process Training
y a haya algun entrenamento
tambe ariba computer for di in-
structornan di General Electric
Company. Fuera di trabao, Co-
chi ta gusta keiru den boto y
bai sambuyb.
Elias Fingal a cuminza su
carrera na Lago como Mensa-
hero y Office Boy den industrial
Relations Department na 1945.
Ey en adelante el a progress den
varies position te bira Benefit
Assistant na 1959.
Elias a ser promovi pa Em-
ployment & Benefits Assistant na
1962, y e siguiente anja pa
Group Head Plans Section.
Na 1966 el a bira Section Head-
Plans. Na Januari e anja aki
el a ser nombrA Labor Relations
Adviser. Cu su promocion di
Augustus 1 pa Administrador di
E.R., Elias lo continue cu e res-
ponsabilidadnan aki.
Entre e cursonan cual el a si-
gui na Lago ta inclui Industrial
Relations Management Training,
Conference Leadership, Modern
Supervisory Practices I and II y
Effective Management. Na 1965
el a sigui un curso di Benefit
Plans na Standard Oil Co., N.
J. y na 1968 el a complete un
program di entrenamento di
Relaclonnan Industrial na Cara-
cas. Recientemente el a termi-
na un program di Desaroyo
Ehecutivo di Indiana University


na Caracas.
Ariba su mes tempo, Elias a
sigui cursonan di Personnel and
Labor Relations di ICS y curso
Basico di Contabilidad for di In-
stitute Comercial aki na Aruba.
Alex A. S. Hassell a caba MU-
LO School na 1941 y a cuminza
traha den Industrial Relations
Department e meson anja ey
como Aprendiz Clerk "B". Des-
pues el a ocupa puestonan di
Clerk, Transportation Assistant
y Head Transportation te avan-
za pa Group Head Employment
& Transportation na 1959.
Na 1960 el a bira Personnel
Assistant y a ocupa varies otro
puesto te bira Section Head -
Personnel na 1966. Promer cu
su traslado pa Public Affairs
Department como P.A. Adminis-
trator Augustus 1, el tabata Sec-
tion Head Plans.
Alex a sigui varies curso di
gerencia na Lago, Incluyendo
I.R. Management Training, Ef-
fective Management, y na Lima
Peru, el a sigui un curso di Re-
lacionnan Industrial.
Sra. Carmen M. Bislip a cu-
minza traha na Lago como un
Junior Clerk den Industrial Re-
lations Department na 1949. Den
e departamento ey el a progre-
sa pa Stenographer II na 1954,
y di 1958 en adelante el a traha
como Stenographer I den Train-
ing Section y mas despues den
Oficina di Administracion.
Carmen a actua como Sec-
tion Head Steno Services na
1960 y tambe varies biaha como
Personnel Clerk na 1964 y Plans
Clerk, hayando e ultimo puesto
ey como promocion na 1965.
Entre 1968 y 1971 el a traha
varies biaha temporariamente
como Public Relations Services
Assistant den Public Relations
y como Secretaria/Marketing
Clerk den Marketing Depart-
ment na 1968. Carmen tin ex-
periencia di trabao den tur sec-
cion di Employee Relations
El a sigui estudionan di Typ-
ing y Shorthand y un Entrena-
mento di Keypunch.
Carmen y su casa Carlos,
kende ta un Engineering Tech-
nician den Technical Mechani-
cal Engineering Division, tin dos
yiu muher di 19 y 17 anja di
edad, y dos yiu homber, di 16 y
13 anja.
Stefford Courter a join Com-
pania como un Aprendiz den
Lago Vocational School na 1944.
Despues cu el a gradua, el a


traha den Personnel Depart-
ment como Aprendiz Typist y
den Industrial Relations Depart-
ment como Clerk Aprendiz. Na
1952 el a avanza pa Stenogra-
pher y a traha den e puesto ey
te avanza pa Personnel Rela-
tions Clerk na 1959.
Despues na 1962 el a traha
temporariamente como Group
Head Office Services y a bira
Language Lab Controller na
1965. Stefford, kende ta un
Training Clerk den I.R. Train-
ing Section for di 1968, a traha
various biaha temporariamente
como Industrial Relations As-
sistant, e position cual el a ha-
ya cu su promocion di Augus-
tur 1.
Stefford a sigui cursonan di
shorthand y Office Procedures
aki na Lago.
El y su casA Eunice ta biba
na San Nicolas.
A. Randall (Randy) Tappin a bin
traha na Lago na 1944 despues
di gradua for di school secun-
dario pa much homber na Gre-
nada. Su promer trabao taba-
ta como un mensahero den lo-
que antes tabata Accounting
Department. Despues el a tra-
ha den varies division caminda
el a ocupa puestonan di Cost &
Statistical Clerk II, Crude Pric-
ing 3 Sales Clerk, Utility Clerk
te bira Supervisor Distribu-
tion & Billing na 1957.
Na 1963, el a bira Hefe Asis-
tente di Oil Accounting. Su si-
guiente anja el a bira Senior
Systems & Programming Ana-
lyst te 1967 era cu el a avanza
pa Hefe di Section Financial.
Promer cu su reciente promo-
cion pa Chief Accountant den
Cortrollcr's Department, Ran-
dy tabata ocupa e puesto di
Accounting Administrator Fi-
nancial & General Accounting
for di 1970.
Randy a tuma un series di
curso patrocind pa Gerencia.
El tin various certificado di Ac-
counting for di ICS, mientras
cu na Lima, Peru el a sigui cur-
sonan di Marketing Workshop y
Trahamento di Rapport Finan-
ciero. Na 1972 el a sigui un
curso di Gerencia di cuatro si-
man na Pennsylvania, Merca.
El y su casA Rina tin un yiu
muher di cuater anja.
Rafael S. (Selin) Swaen awor
a bira Accountant den Con-
troller's Financial Accounting.
Despues di haya su MULO-A
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18 Empleado Cubri pa Contract Ta Haya Promocionpa Puesto Mas Halto


H. R. Kock Controller's Fi-
nancial Section, promoted to
Sr. Accounting Clerk.


A. S. de Cuba Controller's -
Compact Section, promoted to
Accounting Clerk I.


J. de la C. Maduro Emplo-
yee Relations Personnel Sec-
tion, to Sr. Personnel Clerk.


W. Geerman Employee Rela-
tions Dept. Safety Section, pro-
moted to Inspector A.


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M. Maduro Industrial Ser-
es Security Section, promo-
ted to Corporal.


F. Solognler Industrial Servi-
ces Security Section, promot-
ed to Corporal.


Guillermo Tromp Mechanical
Department Cleanout, promot-
ed to Tradesman A.


Edgar E. Geerman Mechani-
cal Department Metal Trades,
promoted to Tradesman A.


acundo E. Lampe Mechanl-
al Department Metal Trades,
promoted to Tradesman A.


S. Marchena Process -
litles Powerhouses, promot-
ed to Operator.


C. Irvin Morris Mechanical
Department Metal Trades, pro-
moted to Tradesman A.


E. E. Croes Process Depart-
ment HDS-I, promoted to Ope-
rator.


Fernando M. Thielman Me-
chanical Department Metal Tra-
des, promoted to Tradesman A.


P. 0. Vrolijk Process Depart-
ment Oil Movements, promoted
to Operator.


Cristo R. Wernet Mechanical
Department Metal Trades, pro-
moted to Tradesman A.


M. F. Kusmus Technical Pro-
cess Engineering, promoted to
Engineering Assistant A.


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Empleadonan cu Mas Servicio den Cada Departamento


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Gregorio N. Willems
Process Department
41 years


Gregorio L. Frank
Mechanical Department
40 years


Pedro Croes
Esso Marketing
38 years


Clemente Zievinger
Technical Department
37 years


18 Promocion
(Continua di pag. 13)


D. R. Berkel Technical Pro-
cess Engineering, promoted to
Engineering Assistant A


44


A. M. Robles de Medina -
Technical Process Engineering,
promoted to Engineering Assist-
ant A.


Laureano Geerman
Technical Department
37 years


Binti-Cinco Empleado Ta Haya P


(Continua di pag. 12)
diploma di St. Dominicus Col-
lege na 1954, el a cuminza na
Lago como un Junior Clerk den
e anterior Accounting Depart-
ment. Te cu 1962 el a traha
den various position di Clerical
Trainee te bira Oil Records
Clerk "A" den Shipping & Pro-
cess Division.
Na 1964, Selin a ser promo-
vi pa Process Accounting Clerk
2, y na 1965 el a bira Account-
ing Clerk I den Financial Ac-
counting. Un promocion na 1971
a haciele un Sr. Accounting
Clerk den Financial Account-
ing, e position cual el a ocupa
te recientemente.
Tanto na Lago como afor,
Selin a tuma various curso di
Boekhouden.
Selin y su cash Emmy tin dos
yiu: un much muher di 7 anja
y un much homber di cinco
anja.
Nibio Croes originalmente a
cuminza cu Lago ariba Januari
21, 1941 como un Mensahero B
den Utilities. El a progress pa
Apprentice Clerk C na 1943.
Despues di a sirbi como 31/i
anja den Schutterij na unda el


a yega rango di Sergeant, el a
bai traha den Accounting De-
partment na Mei 1947. Despues
di un interrupcion di servicio di
mas of menos un anja, el a bol-
be pa Accounting na December
1950, na unda el a avanza pa
Clerk I na 1953. Luego el a
ocupa e posicionnan di Invento-
ry Clerk, Accounting Payables
Clerk, Control Clerk y a haya
promocion pa Attest Clerk A na
1962. Despues a sigui otro pro-
mocionnan pa Payroll Clerk, Ac-
counting Clerk I, te cu el a bi-
ra Senior Accounting Clerk na
1967, cual position el a ocupa
promer cu su promocion di Au-
gustus 1.
Den su tempo liber, Nibio ta
gusta deportes interno, manera
biyar, domino y pingpong.
Nibio y su esposa Maria tin
dos yiu homber di edad 17 y
19 anja y dos yiu muher, di 20
y 18 anja di edad. Tres di nan
ta studiando na Hulanda.
Despues di caba MULO-A na
St. Augustinus College na San
Nicolas na 1960, Kenneth P.
Brook a gradua di UTS local na
1962 y a bai studia na Hulanda.
Ey el a haya su grado di ba-


Julio Croes
Technical Department
37 years

romocion I
chiller den Ingenieria Mecanica
na Hogere Technische School
na Breda na 1966. Despues di
recibi su grado di maestro for
di Massachusetts Institute of
Technology na Merca su si-
guiente anja, Ken a bin traha
na Lago.
Su promer trabao tabata co-'
mo Ingeniero den Mechanical -
Engineering Division den Refi-'
ning Project Section. Despues'
na 1970, el a bai traha den'
M&C Division como Planner.
Un promocion na Juli 1973 a'
haciele un Regional Supervisor'
den Maintenance & Planning'
Division. Mas laat na 1973Y
el a cuminza actua como Zone
Supervisor, e position pa cual'
el a ser promovi awor.
Ken a tuma various curso d
gerencia aki na Lago, incluyen-
do Critical Path Method y Kep-
ner-Tregoe. Na Lima, Peru, el
a sigui un curso di Disefo Me,
canico na 1967, y un Mainte-
nance Management Course na
Puerto Rico na 1973
El y su casa Dot tin un yitj
homber di un anja di edad.
Cu su promocion pa Zone
ContinuA na pag. 15


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Longest Service Employees in Each Department


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Damian Tromp
Controller's Department
37 years


Apolonio Werleman
Public Affairs Department
32 years


(Continua di pag. 14)
Supervisor, Amred A. (Al) Brit-
ten awor ta asignd den Mecha-
nical C&T Division, Contract
Execution Zone.
Al originalmente a cuminza
na 1952 como aprendiz den La-
go Vocational School. Des-
pues di graduation, el a haya
un beca di Lago pa studia na
Merca.
Na Catholic University of
I: America, Washington, caminda
i e a haya su grado di bachiller
Sdi Ingenieria Mecanica, espe-
- cializA den thermodinamica.
Na 1962, Al a cuminza traha
den Mechanical Department -
Mechanical Engineering Division
como Ingeniero. Eynan el a
progress bira Senior Engineer
na 1967 y Project Engineer na
1969. For di 1964 durante va-
rios occasion Al a actua como
Ingeniero Supervisor Asistente
,y Ingeniero Supervisor. Na
1973 el a ser promovi pa Inge-
niero di Proyecto den Cost En-
Sgineering Section.
Promer cu su promocion di
SAugustus 1, Al tabata un Me-
chanical Training Coordinator
den Refinery Maintenance Zone.
Na Lago Al a sigui various


Cirapio Thielman Higinio A. Kelly
Industrial Services Employee Relations Department
36 years 36 years


Dr. J. A. M. De Ruijter Miss Lydia R. Leslie
Medical Department Longest-Service Female Employee
27 years Controller's 25 years


Promocion den Lago su Organizacion


curso di gererrcia. Tambe el
a sigui curso di Diseno Meca-
nica na Lima, un Seminar di
Turbina di Gas na New York,
Program di Entrenamento di
Calculacion cu Computador na
Florham Park, y un Curso di
Economia di Proceso na Cara-
cas.
Antero Dijkhoff a cuminza na
Lago como un Aprendiz den
School di Ofishi na 1943. Des-
pues di gradua na 1946 el a
traha den categorianan di Tra-
des Apprentice den Mechani-
cal Instrument te avanza pa
Instrument Helper A na 1947.
Di 1948 pa 1951 el a progress
den rangonan di Instrumentman
te bira Instrumentman A.
Na 1961 Antero a bira Fore-
man Instrument, cual titulo a
cambia pa Foreman Equip-
ment Section na 1963. Ariba
varies oportunidad el a traha
como Instrument Technician
promer cu el a bira Area Su-
pervisor na 1968. Na 1971 el
a avanza pa Mechanical Super-
visor. Te cu su reciente pro-
mocion pa Instrument Regional
Supervisor, Antero tabata asig-
nd den Process Department
ariba e proyecto di HDS-II.


E various cursonan cu Antero
a tuma aki na Lago ta inclui
Instrumentacion Basico y Avan-
z& y Analysis di Chromatograph,
Kepner Tregoe, Modern Super-
visory Practices, Power Distri-
bution y Advanced Electronics
Course, curso di Component
Blender na Los Angeles na 1967
y recientemente un curso di
Process Control Engineering na
Foxboro, Massachusetts.
Antero y su cast Cipriana tin
ocho yiu, variando entire 23 pa
12 anja di edad.
Nilo L. Swaen a caba MULO
na St. Dominicus College na
Oranjestad na 1952 y a cumin-
za traha den Mechanical Ad-
ministration como Junior Clerk
e mesun anja ey. Despues el
a traha como Shop Clerk y File
Clerk promer di transfer pa
Technical Engineering como un
Engineering Clerk na 1958.
El a bira un Engineering As-
sistant B na 1964. Na 1967, Ni-
lo a ser transladd pa I.R. Safe-
ty Section, trahando como Safe-
ty Inspector. Un promotion ey-
nan a haciele Safety Inspector
"A" na 1970. Tres anja des-
pues el a bai pa Mechanical -
Manpower & Services como En-


gineering Assistant "A". Ultima-
mente Nilo tabata asignt den
Mechanical Construction &
Turnaround / Facilities Division,
actuando como Mechanical Su-
pervisor, e position na cual el
a ser promovf Augustus 1.
Nilo a tuma cursonan di typ-
mento y curso di Entrenamento
di Process aki na Lago.
El y su cast tin un yiu hom-
ber di 12 anja y un yiu muher
di diez anja di edad.
Un graduado for di A. T. S.
na 1953, Robert J. Van Balen a
bai Lago Vocational School un
anja promer cu el a cuminza

traha den Mechanical Mach-
inist como Craft Trainee "B".
Despues el a adelanta su mes
den e rangonan di Machinist
Helper te avanza pa Machinist
Helper "A" na 1957. Luego el
a traha den e varies categoria-
nan di Machinist te cu su pro-
mocion pa Machinist "A" na
1962.
For di 1964, Robert a actua
various biaha den e posicionnan
di Foreman Equipment Sec-
tion y Area Supervisor. Promer
cu su reciente promocion den
Mechanical Construction &
(Continua na pag. 16)


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16 ARUBA ESSO NEWS August 12, 1974


The Company's Most Valuable Assets. . Its Employees


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Promocion den Lago su Organizacion


(Continua di pag. 15)
Turnaround / Facilities, el taba-
ta un Equipment Tradesman "A"
Machinist for di 1967.
Robert a sigui cursonan di
Effective Management y Machi-
nery Alignment, y ariba su mes-
un tempo e caba un curso di
Arc Welding na John F. Kenne-
dy School na 1966.
Robert y su casA Olinda tin
un yiu homber di 17 anja y un
yiu muher di 16 anja.
Juan C. Semeleer tambe a
gradua for di A.T.S. na 1953 y
a bai Lago Vocational School
un anja promer cu el a cumin-
za traha como un Craft Trainee
"B" den Mechanical Electri-
cal Section na 1954. Eynan el
a progress den e categorianan
di Electrician Helper y Electri-
cian te bira Electrician "A" na
1964. E titulo aki a cambia pa
Equipment Tradesman "A" na
1967. For di e tempo ey, ariba
various occasion, Juan a actua


den position di Area Supervi-
sor y mas recientemente como
Mechanical Supervisor, e posi-
cion cual awor el a haya cu su
promocion di Augustus 1 den
Mechanical Contract Execu-
tion Zone.
Juan a sigui curso di Electri-
cidad Basico Practico y di Mul-
ti-Amp Institute y na 1967 a gra-
dua como Instalador Electrico
pa Cas.
Juan y su cash Joanita
tin cuatro yiu : dos much hom-
ber di 13 y 10 anja di edad, y
dos yiu muher di 11 y 6 anja.
Un graduado di A. T.S. na
1956, Willem E. Palm a cuminza
traha na Lago como un Instru-
ment Helper "B" den Mecha-
nical Instrument Section na
1959. Su siguiente anja el a
bira Instrument Helper "A", y
di ey en adelante el a sigui pro-
gresa te bira Instrumentman "A"
na 1964.
Na 1967, Willem a haya pro-


mocion pa Advanced Instru-
mentman y a actua den posi-
cion di Area Supervisor. Un
otro promotion na 1969 a ha-
ciele Advanced Instrumentman
I, mientras cu el a continue ac-
tua como Area Supervisor y
Mechanical Supervisor te cu su
reciente promocion di Augus-
tus 1.
Willem a tuma cursonan den
Chromatograph Analysis, Effect-
ive Management y Advanced
Electronics y un curso di indus-
trial Electronics.
El y su casa Juanita tin tres
yiu: un much homber y dos
much muher, cu edadnan va-
riando entire 7 y 3 anja.
Ivan Williams a gradua di La-
go Vocational School na 1950 y
a ser asignd como Electrician
Helper den Mechanical Elec-
trical Section. Ey el a traha
den e diferente categorianan di
Helper y Electrician te bira
Electrician "A" na 1956.


Na 1967 e titulo aki aser
cambia pa Equipment Trades-!
man "A" Electrical. For di'
1972, Ivan a actua various biaha
como Mechanical Supervisor, e
position cual el a haya awor
den Mechanical Constructioni
& Turnaround/Facilities Division.
Ivan a studia cursonan di
Electrician, Work Direction I na'
Lago y un curso di Nationar
Technical School pa drecha
airconditioner, refrigerator y
aparatonan electric, Tambe'
el a tuma curso di Electricidad
Practice di I.C.S., a recibi diplo
ma di City and Guilds pa Insta
lacion Electrico for di British
Institute of Engineering Tech-
nology, curso di Ingles for d
Bennett College of English, y ne
curso anochi di ATS el a stu
dia Electronica Industrial II
III, y Matematica I, II y III.
El y su cash Jeanette tin do
yiu homber di 8 y 4 anja y ur
yiu muher di 7 anja.


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Lo Mas Valioso pa Compania...Su Empleadonan


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ago's Management Committee (clockwise): Public Affairs Manager
. H. Henriquez, Technical Manager P. R. Griffiths, Project General
manager R. C. Bergfleld, Mechanical Manager G. F. Lorenson, Vice
resident F. M. Doughty, President J. M. Ballenger, Medical Dlrec-


tor Dr. G. G. Hendrickson, Legal Adviser J. C. Stenfert Kroese, Con-
troller T. J. Keevan, AssL Process Manager C. M. Bateman, Emplo-
yee Relations Manager F. Francis.


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ARUBA ESSO NEWS


A New Era in Refining: Hydrodesulfurization

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Lago's Hydrodesulfurization Complex, Phase I, that was completed
in mid 1971.
Plants Desulfurador di Lago, Fase I, cu a ser complete na mitar dl
anja 1971.


HDS Facilities, Phase II, under construction.
Faclidad HDS-II bao construction.


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Oil movements Control Center.
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View of Pipestills 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10.
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View of Lago Refinery from the Caribbean Sea.


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Un Era Nobo den Refinacion: Hidrodesulfurizacion


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The Refining Operations Center (ROC), from where almost all pro-
cess units are computer controlled.
Refining Operations Center (ROC), cual ta control casI tur unidad
via computador.


Three Hydrogen units, as part of HDS facilities.


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Lago's seaberth at right, with new storage tanks at w
the refinery.
Lago su waf ariba lami na drechl, cu tankinan nobo
di refineria.


western end of

na part west


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View of new HDS-II facilities built on reclaimed land.
Vista di facllldadnan di plant Desulfurador No. 2 cual a ser traha
ariba a terreno gedempel den lagoon.


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Lago's Shipping Operati


m


Operacionnan di Bapor a Crece


For di un operation di transbordo chiqulto na Haaf di Oranjestad
na 1924, na unda tanquero "Ambroslo" por ser mira (portret na ro-
bez), Lago su negocio dl transbordo a desaroya den un puerto pa
azeta na San Nicolas cu capacidad pa acomoda slete tanquero,
incluyendo algun di mas di 90,000 ton manera "Dorios". Un tem-
po, Lago tambe tabatin un drydock pa su tanqueronan chikito.
Reclentemente Lago su operation di embarcacion, mescos cu den
promer anjanan, atrobe ta inclul transbordo di crudo mediante su
Waf pafor den Lami na unda e tanquero gigantesco "Esso Cam-
bria" por ser mirf. Yudando den movement den haaf ta remotca-
dornan di Lago Esso San Nicolas y Esso OranJestad, ambos mane-
ha pa tripulante local.


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ons Taking Giant Steps Ahead
From a small transshipment operation in the Oranjestad Harbor In
1924, where the tanker "Ambroslo" can be seen (left picture), the
Lago shipping operations developed into an oil port in San Nico-
las capable of accommodating seven tankers, including some of
over 90,000 deadweight tons, such as the "Dorios". At one time,
Lago also had its own dry-dock for small tankers. Recently Lago
shipping operations, as in the earlier days, again include crudei
transshipment through its new Seaberth where the VLCC "Essoj
Cambria" can be seen. Assisting in the harbor movements are the'
Lago tugs Esso San Nicolas and Esso Oranjestad, both manned
by local crew.


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