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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: February 21, 1975
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Vol. 36 No. 2 February 21, 1975




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February 21 1975

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Lago Oil &Transport Co Ltd

Editor: A. Werleman
Co-Editor: Miss L. I. de Lange

Ted R.
Of Esso
Process Di
Ted R. Burto
Refinery Mana
finery in Nice
left for Manag
Mr. Burton
from the Unive
an M.S. degre
ty of Washingt
In 1953 he j
cal Departme
the Laboratori
various profess
sory positions
Process Depar
ed Maintenance
vision Superir
chanical Depa
Refining Divis
in the Process
Mr. Burton
Creole Petrol
1967 as Serv
at the Amuay


Photographer: J. M. de Cuba
Printer: Verenlgde Antilllaanse Drukk

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Burton Named Refinery Manager
Inter-America's Managua Refinery
department Manager la, and in 1968 he was named Ope-
n has been named rations Superintendent.
iger of Managua Re- He returned to Aruba in 1971 as
aragua. Mr. Burton Technical Department Manager,
ua on February 15. and assumed the position of Pro-
holds a B.S. degree
rsity of Montana and
e from the Universi-
joined Lago's Techn;- .
nt as a Chemist in 4,
es. After serving in
ssional and supervi-
in the Technical and
rtments, he was nam-
ce & Construction Di-
ntendent in the Me-
irtment in 1965, and T. R. Burton
sion Superintendent
SDepartment in 1966. cess Manager in 1972.
was transferred to Accompanying Mr. Burton to his
eum Corporation in new work location are his wife Jua-
ices Superintendent nita and two of their four children.
Refinery in Venezue- The Burtons, who have been very


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A. I. Steenen L. Geerman C. R. Assang F. A. Rumnit

Assang, Geerman, Steenen Promoted in Technical Department;
Rumnit Advances in Instrument and Becomes Management Member

Effective February 1, 1975, Calvin
R. ("Cal") Assang, Alfonso I. ("Al")
Steenen and Laureano ("Lang")
Geerman were promoted in the
Technical Department. Cal became
an Engineering Associate, Al ad-
vanced to Coordinator and Lang
moved up to Senior Laboratory
Technician. Fernando A. ("Nando")
Rumnit advanced to Instrument

Technician in Mechanical instru-
ment and attained management
Cal Assang is presently assign-
ed to the LHC/Utilities/Oil Move-
ments Section in Process Engin-
eering Division. Cal's primary
fields of expertise are the Utili-
ties and Oil Movements areas
where he has distinguished himself

in analyzing and solving operating
and engineering problems. He has
contributed substantially to several
Utilities Task Force teams. In ad-
dition to his other duties, Cal is
currently a member of the Commit-
tee on Safe Operations.
Cal began his Company career
in 1944 as a Junior Clerk II in the
(Continued on page 9)



February 21. 1975

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Jorge Aviles of Managua
Refinery Begins Two-Year
Lago Rotational Assignment
Effective February 1, 1975, Jorge
Aviles, Technical Superintendent
of Esso Inter-America's Managua
Refinery, began a two-year rotatio-
nal assignment at Lago. Jorge's
initial responsibility is as Division
Superintendent of the Process
Technical Service Division which
will be formed on March 1, 1975
Jorge received his B.S. degree
in Mechanical Engineering from
Heald Engineering College, San
Francisco, California, in 1958.
After spending several years
with various engineering firms in
San Francisco, in 1963 he joined
Esso Standard Oil S.A. Limited as
a Process Engineer, Managua Re-
finery, Nicaragua. In 1968 he trans-
ferred to the Corporate Planning
and Economics Department, Esso
Central America, San Salvador, as
Senior Economics Analyst.
In 1969 he returned to Nicaragua
to assume his recent position in
the Managua Refinery
active in community work, will he
missed by their numerous friends
and Mr. Burton's business asso-

February 21, 1975 ARUBA ESSO NEWS

Fuels Division Superintendent
Marclano "Rocky" Angela at
the new crude furnace of the
revamped Nos. 5 and 6 Pipe.
stills. Rocky began his as-
signment with Imperial Oil
Ltd. at Sarnia, Canada, Fe-
bruary 1.

Fuels Division Superintendent
Marciano "Rocky" Angela na
e fornu di crudo nobo di Pi-
pestillsnan 5 y 6 renob;. Ro-
cky a cuminza su asignacion
cu Imperial Oil Ltd. na Sar-
nia, Canada, Februari 1.

Marciano Angela B
With Imperial Oil in
Following vacation in December
and January, Marciano ("Rocky")
Angela, Fuels Division Superinten-
dent in the Process Department,
began a temporary foreign assign-
ment on February 1. Rocky's as-
signment has taken him to Sarnia,
Ontario in Canada, where he will
be working with imperial Oil Ltd.
approximately eighteen months.
Rocky, whose assignment is part
of the Company's Management
Development Program, has wide
experience in the Technical, Me-
chanical and Process Departments.
In Canada he will be staff superin-
tendent in the Maintenance Depart-
ment of the Sarnia Refinery.
A 1953 Lago Vocational School
graduate, Rocky was awarded a
one-year scholarship to study at
the Allentown High School in Penn-
sylvania. In 1956 he received a
Teagle scholarship to study at the
Cornell University where he obtain-
ed his B.S. degree in Electrical En-
gineering in 1961. Returning to La-
go he started as an Engineer in
Technical Engineering that same
year. In 1964 he was named Coor-
dinator for the Aruba Chemical In-
dustries, and in March that year he
became the first staff employee to
attain the position of Supervising
Engineer. Later on, Rocky work-
ed as Process Foreman in Process-
Refining, and subsequently, work-

egins Assignment
Canada February 1st.
ed in all areas of the Mechanical
Department, becoming a Zone Su-
pervisor in Mechanical M & C in
1969, and Division Superintendent-
Materials in 1972. The following
year he was assigned as Division
Superintendent C&T / Facilities,
the positionthe held until transfer-
ring to the Fuels Division as Su-
perintendent in June 1974.
Rocky spent one year in Germa-
ny in 1969 as Project Engineer on
the HDS team in Frankfurt am
Main, the head office of the main
contractor for the HDS-I project.
Rocky will be joined by his wife
Vera, a daughter and two sons in

Marciano Angela Ta Bai
Canada Ariba Asignacion
Di Desaroyo pa Gerencia
Despues di vacantie na Decem-
ber y Januari, Marciano ("Rocky")
Angela, Fuels Division Superinten-
dent den Process Department, a
cuminza un asignacion temporario
na exterior ariba Februari 1.
Rocky su asignacion a hib'4le
na Sarnia, Ontario na Canada, ca-
minda el lo ta trahando cu Imperial
Oil Ltd. durante aproximadamente
diez-ocho luna.
Rocky, kende su asignacion ta
parti di Compania su Programa di
Desaroyo pa Gerencia, tin amplio
experiencia den departamento-
nan di Technical, Mechanical y
Process. Na Canada el lo ta staff
superintendent den Maintenance
Department di Refineria di Sarnia.
Siendo un graduado di Lago Vo-
cational School na 1953, Rocky a
ser otorg6 un beca di un anja pa
studia na Allentown High School na
Pennsylvania. Na 1956 el a recibi
un beca di Teagle pa studia na
Cornell University caminda el a ha-
ja su grado di bachiller den Inge-
nieria Electrica na 1961. Ora cu
el a bolbe na Lago el a cuminza
como Ingeniero den Technical-En-
gineering e mesun anja ey.
Na 1964 el a ser nombra Coordi-
nador pa Aruba Chemical Indus-
tries, y na Maart e anja ey el a iira
(ContinuA na pag. 9)

Curso di Economia di Proceso Ta Sirbi Como
Program di Desaroyo pa Personal di Lago/Exxon
Diez-ocho empleado tecnico di el a ser asisti door di Winston La-
Lago y otro afiliadonan di Exxon tham, un ingeniero quimico di La-
recientemente a atende un curso go, kende recientemente a haya
di Economia di Proceso patrocina experiencia for di un curso similar
pa Lago cual a ser teni na Aruba di Economia di Proceso na Cara-
Sheraton Hotel. cas.
E curso a ser oficialmente habri Participantenan di afor e anja
door di Vice Presidente John R. aki tabata Antonio Szabo, Rodolfo
Gibbs ariba Januari 20 den Cura- Parra y Reynaldo Cevallos di Creo-
qao Room caminda e sesionnan le, Amuay, y Srta. Ellen Imbimbo,
diario a ser teni despues durante cu ta cu Exxon International Cor-
un period di dos siman y mei. portion. Srta. Imbimbo tin un gra-
Instructor di e curso tabata For- do di bachiller den Filosofia y un
rest Leighty, kende anteriormente grado di maestro den Administra-
a duna cursonan similar tanto na cion Comercial.
Lago como na Creole. E biaha aki (ContinuA na pag. 12)




February 21, 1975

ARUBA ESSO NEWS February 21, 1975

Assistant Esso Club Manager Domlnico
Croes crowns Magaly Maduro as the
Club's first youth Carnival Queen.
Gerente Aslstente di Esso Club Dominico
Croes ta corona Magaly Maduro como e
club su promer reina hubenil dl Carnaval.

The candidates vying for the Esso Club Youth Carnival Queen title are
candidatanan cu a compete pa e titulo di Reina di Carnaval Hubenil di
dr): Marlsca Willems, Magaly Maduro, Marcia Feliciano, Lyla Geerman,
Lourdes Wernet and (y) Mayra Ras.

from (I to r): E
Esso Club (r pa
Angele Chance,

Esso Club Carnival Queen Maureen Wever shortly
after being crowned by Lago Vice President John
R. Gibbs on January 18. At left, 1974 Queen Ester
Marugg, and at right, Esso Club Youth Queen Ma-
galy Maduro.

Special guest at the Esso Club Carnival
Queen election was Miss Canada, Miss
Terry Lindmayer, here shown with MC
Ronny Tackling.

Esso Club Carnival Queen candidates competing for the 1975 Queen title are
(from I to r): Candidatanan pa Reina di Carnaval di Esso Club compitiendo pa e
titulo di Relna pa 1975 (r pa dr): Sheddy Ramus, Maureen Wever, Yvonne de Cu-
ba, Raiza Yrausquin, Mayra Dongen y Rina Schoppema.


The Lago Scholarship Foundation will award a number of scholarships again this
year to qualifying students in the Aruban community.
Again, emphasis will be placed on studies leading to a Bachelor's degree in the
sciences or liberal arts, or equivalent.
Application forms are available at Lago's Training Division from Dufi Kock in
Room 265 in the Administration Building, or by calling 2527. Completed forms
should be submitted prior to March 31, 1975.


Lago Scholarship Foundation lo duna un cierto cantldad di beca strobe e anja
aki na estudiantes den comunldad Arubano cu tin quallficacion.
Atrobe, enfasis lo ser ponl arlba estudlonan pa un grado di Bachiller den clencia
of arte liberal, of estudlonan equlvalente.
Formularlonan di aplicaclon ta disponlble na Lago su Training Division for dl Du-
fl Kock den Cuarto 265 den Administration Building, of door dl yama 2527. For-
mularlonan yenh mester ser entrega promer cu Maart 31, 1975.

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February 21, 1975 ARUBA ESSO NEWS 5

San Nicolas/Oranjestad Children Carnival Parades-Jan. 26/Feb. 2


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MIary Evelyn Karaen of Caribe Club Crowned Youth Carnival Queen Tebruary 5

The candidates in the 1975 Youth Carnival Queen election at the Wilhelmina Lago President J. M. Ballenger is flanked here by Mary
Stadium on February 5, are (I to r): Magaly Maduro (Esso Club), Mary Croes Evelyn Raven of Caribe Club, whom he crowned Aruba
(Caiquetio Club), Elsy Rasmijn (Juliana School), Lourdes Croes (Colegio Aruba- Youth Carnival Queen 1975, and her rnner-up Carol
np), Ana Maria Tromp (Madiki Youth Club), Mary Evelyn Raven (Caribe Club), Er- President di Lago J. M. Ballenger ta aki cu Mary Evelyn
na Henriquez (Connie Francis Club), Adelaida Oduber (Maria College), Carol Raven di Caribe Club, kende el a corona Reina di Car-
Vieira (Amity Organization), Stella Giel (La Salle), Glenda Geerman (Estrella naval Hubenil 1975 y Carol Vieira kende a sali na se-
Club), Erna Mackintosh (Brazil) and Lily Arendsz (Tivoli Club. gundo lugar.

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ClIdrith Oduber of Jimlity


Elected firuba

Carnival Queen Tebruary



Aruba Carnival Queen candidates (from left to right) are: Diana Croes (Estrella), Glenda Hek
(Oranjestad), Eldrith Oduber (Amity Organization), Elvira Eckmeyer (Noord), Stella Herrera (Marl-
niers), Mariana de Cuba (Savaneta), Carol Wever (Brazil), Jacinta Navas (Caiquetio), Mirlanda
Tromp (Connie Francis), Greta Kock (Paradera), Deborah Henriquez (San Nicolas), Enid v/d Welde
(Caribe), Cynthia Bruin (Tivoli) Shirley Geerman(Santa Cruz), and Maureen Wever (Esso Club).
In picture at right, Eldrith Oduber of Amity Organization and sponsored by Aquarius, is crowned

Aruba Carnival Queen by Lt. Governor Jossy Tromp.

Grecelle Croes. At left, is
the new Carnival Queen in

At his right is last year's Carnival Queen

runner-up Cynthia Bruin of Tivoli Club. Bottom picture at left, shows
regal attire with the keys to the brand-new car she won as the main
prize. With her is Cynthia Bruin of Tivoll.

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february 21, 1975


Process Economics Course
Program for Personnel of
Eighteen technical employees
from Lago and other Exxon affilia-
tes recently attended a Lago-spon-
sored Process Economics Course
held at the Aruba Sheraton Hotel.
The course was officially opened
by Vice President John R. Gibbs
on January 20 in the Curagao
Room where the daily sessions
were subsequently held during a
two-and-a-half week period.

Instructor of the course was For-
rest Leighty, who has previously
taught similar courses both at La-
go and Creole. This time he was
assisted by Winston Latham, a La-
go chemical engineer, who recent-
ly gained experience from a similar
Process Economics Course in Ca-

Off-the-island participants this
year were Antonio Szabo, Rodolfo
Parra and Reynaldo Cevallos of
Creole, Amuay, and Miss Ellen Im-
bimbo, who is with Exxon Interna-
tional Corporaticn. Miss Imbimbo

Marciano Angela

(Continua di pag. 3)
e promer empleado staff pa logra
e position di Supervising Engineer.
Mas despues, Rocky a traha como
Process Foreman den Process-Re-
fining, y siguientemente, el a traha
den tur ramo di Mechanical De-
partment, birando un Zone Super-
visor den Mechanical M & C na
1969, y Division Superintendent-
Materials na 1972. E siguiente
anja el a ser asigna como Division
Superintendent C&T/Facilities, e
position cu el tabatin te ora el a
traslada pa Fuels Division como
Superintendent na Juni 1974.
Rocky a pasa un anja na Alema-
nia na 1969 como Project Engineer
ariba e equipo di HDS na Frank-
furt am Main, e oficina principal di
e contratista pa e project HDS-I.
Rocky su casa Vera, un yiu mu-
her y dos yiu homber lo bai Cana-
da na Juni.

Serves as Development
Lago & Exxon Affiliates
holds a B.S. degree in Philosophy
and a Master's degree in Business
The Process Economics Course
is given at least twice a year, once
in Caracas and once in Aruba, for
Creole, Lago and other Exxon af-
filiate engineers. The course pro-
bes into the various aspects of the
petroleum industry, giving partici-
pants a better insight on product
processing and quality, blending
techniques and problems related
to them, linear programming and
the economics in operating costs,
inventory and budgeting.

One of the most important and
complete industrial courses of its
kind, it gives participants a better
understanding of their job respon-
sibilities and equips them with
skills necessary for good perform-
The Process Economics Course
is made available to eligible pro-
fessional, technical personnel no-
minated by their departments as
part of the Company's manage-
ment development program.

Assang, Geerman,
(Continued from page 2)
former TSD-Process Control. He
later advanced through the Engin-
eering Trainee and Junior Engin-
eering Assistant positions and was
promoted to Engineering Assistant
"A" in 1954. In 1965 he progress-
ed from Sr. Engineering Assistant
to Engineering Technician, and
during a special assignment in
1968, he worked as a Process
Foreman for the PCAR area. Be-
fore his promotion, Cal had been
a Sr. Engineer since 1970.
He has followed many Lago-
sponsored courses, including Ef-
fective Management, Work Leader-
ship, Advanced Instrumentation,
Fortran Programming and an ICS
Chemical Engineering Course.
Cal, who enjoys sea travel by
freighters, last August brushed up
on sea navigation when he took a

Jorge Aviles di Refineria
Di Managua Ta Cuminza
Asignacion cu Lago Feb. 1
Efectivo Februari 1, 1975, Jorge
Aviles, Superintendente Tecnico di
Esso Inter-America su Refineria di
Managua, a cuminza un asigna-
cion di dos anja na Lago. Jorge
su responsabilidad inicial ta como
Superintendent di Division di Pro-
cess Technical Service Division
cual lo ser form ariba Maart 1,
Jorge a recibi su grado di bachil-
ler den Ingenieria Mechnica di
Heald Engineering College, San
Francisco, California, na 1958.
Despues di traha durante various
anja cu various firmanan di ingenie-
ra na San Francisco, na 1963 el a
bai traha cu Esso Standard Oil. S.
A. Limited como Process Engineer
na Managua Refinery na Nicara-
Na 1968 el a transfer pa Corpo-
rate Planning and Economics De-
partment, Esso Central America na
San Salvador como Senior Econo-
mics Analyst.
Na 1969 el a bolbe bek Nicara-
gua pa asumi su mas reciente po-
sicion na Refineria di Managua.

Steenen Promoted I
trip from Houston, via Puerto Rico
and back to Aruba. On his next
vacation he plans a Caribbean trip.
He and his wife Rita have three
daughters, the eldest a B.S. gra-
duate from Tulane, and two who
plan to go to college this year.
Lang Geerman is now a Senior
Laboratory Technician in Techni-
cal Laboratories, where he has
spent all of his 38 years of service
in the Analytical Section. His ana-
lytical experience has been of
great value in assisting other de-
partments and divisions in solving
numerous field problems.
A Lago Vocational School gra-
duate of the 1937 class, Lang be-
gan as a Tester in the Laborato-
ries. In 1941 he joined the local
army and worked as a military X-
Ray technician in the San Pedro
(Continued on page 11)




February 21, 1975


30-Year Service Awards February 1975

Josephus R. J. De Weever was ori-
ginally employed in 1943 as a Laborer
"D" in the Company Storehouse where
he worked until 1947 when he resign-
In 1948 he was reemployed in the
Storehouse where he subsequently be-
came Storehouse Yardman in 1953. In
1968. Mr. De Weever progressed to Ma-
terial Dispatcher, the position he pre-
sently holds in Mechanical Materials
Division. He observed his service an-
niversary on February 1.

Jacques A. E. Esser, an Assistant
Operator in Process Fuels Division,
began his Lago career on January 23,
1942 as a Laborer "C" and later work-
ed as an Electrician Helper in the Elec-
trical Department. After an interruption
in service, he joined the Process De-
partment and was assigned to the
Pressure Stills in 1945 where he began
as a Process Helper "D". He progress-
ed through the position of Fireman and
Houseman and was promoted to Level-
man in October 1964. He became an
Assistant Operator in 1966.
Mr Esser's 30th service anniversary
was on February 6.

Mathlas M. Chlrlno began in the
Electrical Department as a Messenger
"B" in 1944. In 1948, after attending
the Lago Vocational School, he was
assigned to the Electrical Department
as a Laborer "A" and became Electri-
cian Helper "B" in 1949.
In 1951, after a break in service, he
was reemployed as a Tester Trainee
in Technical Laboratories and work-
ed in the various tester categories be-
fore becoming a Junior Analyst in 1959.
In 1964 he progressed to Jr. Laborato-
ry Assistant, his present position in the
Lab. Inspection Section.
Mr. Chirino observed 30 years of
service on February 12.

John J. Murray joined Lago as an
Apprentice Waiter at the Esso Club in
July 1941. He resigned the following
year but resumed Company service in
1945 as a Laborer "B" in the Mecha-
nical-Machinist Section. Between 1947
and 1962 he worked in the various Ma-
chinist Helper categories, then moved
to Mechanical Yard where he worked
as a Yardman Special.
In 1968 Mr. Murray advanced to

Cleanoutman 1. On February 20 he
commemorated his 30th service anni-

Marcelo Gomez started his Lago ca-
reer in 1941 as a Laborer "D" in Pro-
cess Utilities. In 1942 he joined the
local army and returned to the Com-
pany Pressure Stills as a Process Hel-
per "D" in 1945. He gradually advanc-
ed to Fireman, Houseman and Level-
man in the Cracking Department where
he was promoted to Assistant Opera-
tor in 1960.
Mr. Gomez, who works in the Pro-
cess Fuels Division, will observe his
30th service anniversary on February

Josephus R. J. De Weever original-
mente a ser emplea na 1943 como un
Peon "D" den Compania su Storehouse
caminda el a traha te 1947 ora cu el a
Na 1948 el a ser reempled den Store-
house caminda mas despues el a bira
Storehouse Yardman na 1953. Na 1968
Sr. De Weever a progress pa Material
Dispatcher, e puesto cual el ta ocupa
actualmente den Mechanical-Materials
Division. El a record su di 30 aniver-
sario di servicio ariba Februari 1.

Jacques A. E. Esser, kende ta un As-
sistant Operator den Process Fuels
Division, a cuminza su carrera na La-
go ariba Januari 23, 1942 como un
Peon "C" y mas despues el a traha co-
mo Electrician Helper den Electrical
Department. Despues di un interrupcion
den servicio, el a traha den Process
Department y a ser asigna den Pres-
sure Stills na 1945 caminda el a cu-
minza como Process Helper "D". El
a progress den e posicionnan di Fire-
man, Houseman y a ser promovl pa
Levelman na October 1964. El a bira
Assistant Operator na 1966.
Sr. Esser su di 30 aniversario di ser-
vicio tabata Februari 6.

Silvestro D. Leest

Lorenzo Van der Linden

Mathias M. Chlrino a cuminza den
Electrical Department como un Mensa-
hero "B" na 1944. Na 1948, despues
di a bai Lago su school di ofishi, el a
keda asigna den Electrical Department
como Peon "A" y el a bira Electrician
Helper "B" na 1949.
Na 1951, despues di un interruption
den servicio, el a ser reempleA como
Tester Trainee den Technical Labora-
tories y el a traha den varlos categorna
di tester promer cu el a bira Junior
Analyst na 1959. Na 1964 el a progre-
sa pa Jr. Laboratory Assistant, su ac-
tual puesto den Lab. Inspection Sec-
Sr. Chirino su di 30 aniversario di
servicio ta Februari 12.

John J. Murray a join Lago como un
Waiter Aprendiz den Esso Club na Ju-
li 1941. El a kita e siguiente anja pero
a bolbe den servicio di Compania na
1945 como un Peon "B" den Mechani-
cal Machinist Section. Entre 1947 y
1962 el a traha den various categoria di
Machinist Helper, despues el a muda
pa Mechanical Yard caminda el a
traha -como Yardman Special.

Na 1968 Sr. M
Cleanoutman 2 y
Cleanoutman 1.
a conmemora su

lurray a avanza pa
e siguiente anja pa
Ariba Februari 20 el
di 30 aniversario di

Marcelo Gomez a cuminza su carrera
cu Lago na 1941 como un Peon "C"
den Process Utilities. Na 1942 el a
drenta dienst for di unda el a bolbe
bek Compania den Pressure Stills co-
mo Process Helper "D" na 1945. Gra-
dualmente el a avanza pa Fireman,
Houseman y Levelman den Cracking
Department caminda el a ser promovl
pa Assistant Operator na 1960.
Sr. Gomez, kende ta traha den Pro-
cess Fuels Division, lo celebra su di
30 aniversario di servicio ariba Februa-
ri 25.

- Mechanical Equipment Operators

- Process H.D.S.

Victoriano Willems Mechanical Equipment Operators

25-Year Service Award Recipients

February 21, 1975


Theodor J. Dulnkerk of Mechanical-
Machinist shows his 30-year ser-
vice award received January 13. He
is flanked on the left by William
Woodley and Mechanical Manager
Gil Lorenson and, at right, by Di-
vision Superintendent Guy Alexan-
der and Raymundo Nicolaas.

Samuel T. Hodge of Mechanical-Ma-
terials & Facilities completed 30
years with Lago January 15. After
the award presentation he posed
with Mechanical Manager Gil Lo-
renson, Materials Division Superin-
tenlent H. A. P. Young and Lago
President J. M. Ballenger.

Paul Lo Fo Sang (c) of Controller's-
Financial Accounting received his
30-year service award January 16.
Here he is with Section Head Vic
Tjin Tham Sjin and Controller Tom
J. Keevan.

At far right, Paulus Croes of Mecha-
nical-Machinist proudly shows cer-
tificate received on the occasion of
his 30th service anniversary Janua-
ry 19. With him are H. A. P. Young,
Guy Alexander and Dominico Leest.

Four Employees Promoted
(Continued from page 9)
Hospital and later as superinten-
dent of the military hospital. He
left the army in 1940 as a medical
sergeant and returned to Lago.

Demetrio Koolman of Mechanical-Materials
& Facilities is congratulated by Mechani-
cal Manager Gil Lorenson, who presented
him his 25-year service watch in the pre-
sence of Supervisor Leslie Lejuez (left)
and Division Supt H. A. P. Young.

Carlos M. Angela (3rd r), Process-
recipient of a watch on the occa-
sion of his 25th service anniversary
Jan. 28. The presentation Is made
by Process Foreman Simon Wever
in the presence of Division Superin-
tendent Joe Carroll and Process
Manager Ted R. Burton.
Juan H. Arends, Mechanical-Metal
Trades, receives his 25-year service
watch on January 31 by Division
Superintendent Luis S. F. Anjle.
Looking on are Mechanical Mana-
ger Gil Lorenson, Ken Brook and
SEbenezer Halley.

In 1947 he became a Tester A in
the Laboratories where he subse-
quently progressed to Senior Ana-
lyst in 1958 and to Senior Labora-
tory Assistant in 1964. His promo-
tion to Lab Technician went into
effect November 1, 1966.
Lang took a Lago-sponsored Ba-
sic Chemistry course and an ICS
Chemistry course. On his own time
he followed a Basic Petroleum
Chemistry course. Other Compa-
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I Four Employees Promoted
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ny-sponsored courses include Kep-
ner-Tregoe, O.D.L., Effective Ma-
nagement and First Aid courses.
An active member in church
choirs, various scout activities and
other youth organizations, Lang
was awarded a Gold Medal in the
order of Orange-Nassau for his
contribution to community activi-
ties in 1968. He is married and has
three daughters, two of them who
are married.
Al Steenen became Coordinator
in the Crude & Products Coordina-
tion Division with his February 1
promotion. This is in recognition
of his contributions, as a Supply
Technician, to the areas of product
blending support, development of
shipping release limits and optimi-
zation of operations through use
of the LP Model. In his new posi-
tion, Al's initial responsibility is as
Coordinator- Clean Products.
A 1956 Lago Vocational School
graduate, Al worked in the Junior
Engineering Trainee categories in
the Mechanical Engineering Divi-
sion one year before leaving the
U.S.A. After attending the Pratt
Institute where he studied Chemi-
cal Engineering he returned to La-
go in 1960 and was employed as a
Jr. Engineering Assistant in Tech-
nical Process Engineering.
Al returned to College in 1963
and was assigned to the Technical-
Laboratories as a Jr. Lab Assistant
upon his return in 1965. He was
promoted to Sr. Lab Assistant in

1966 and to Lab Technician in 1970.
In 1971 he was transferred to the
Crude & Crude Products Coordi-
nation Division.
Al holds the record as the high-
est CYI award winner at Lago.
He has followed the Linear Pro-
gramming course, Process Econo-
mics and Kepner-Tregoe courses.
A Hi-Fi enthusiast, he enjoys
cooking, and specializes in barbe-
cued dishes. He and his wife Re-
medies have a 10-year-old son, and
two daughters, ages 4 and 3. On
Al's next vacation he plans a trip
to Colombia.
A UTS graduate, Nando Rumnit
started at Lago as an Electrician
Helper B in Mechanical Electrical
in 1963. He subsequently advanc-
ed to Electrician Helper A in 1964,
to Instrumentman C in 1965 and to
Instrumentman B a year later.
Nando became an Equipment
Tradesman A in 1967. His promo-
tion to Advanced Instrumentman
followed in 1968. Before his Fe-
bruary 1 promotion, Nando had
been an Advanced Instrumentman I
since 1971.
He has over three years of in-
strument field and shop experience
and five years of experience in the
Refining and Oil Movements Con-
trol Center.
At Lago he has followed a Philco
Course in Industrial Instrumenta-
tion and in Phoenix, Arizona, he
took a General Electric PAC Com-
puter Maintenance Course. He is

Lago and Exxon affiliate participants in
the recent Process Economics Course
sponsored by Lago and held at the Aruba
Sheraton Hotel are (I to r) front row: Bert
de Cuba, Reynaldo Cevallos (Amuay), Ro-
dolfo Parra (Amuay), Ellen Imbimbo (Ex-
xon) International), Gerry Engelbrecht, Jer-
ry Jackson, Roro Hernandez, Edgar de Lan-
noy and Ewald Zandwijken. Back row are:
assistant instructor Winston Latham, Rudy
Jessurun, Antonio Szabo (Amuay), Hendrlk
Fujooah, Johnny van der Linden, Ruberd
Barry, Victor Helmen, Philip de Palm, Char-
les Armbrust and course instructor Forrest

Process Economics I
(Continua di pag. 3)
E curso di Economia di Proceso
ta ser dune por lo menos dos bia-
ha pa anja, un biaha na Caracas
y un biaha na Lago, pa ingeniero-
nan di Creole, Lago of otro afilia-
dos di Exxon. E curse ta explore
e varies aspectonan di industrial
petrolera, dunando participants
un mehor bista ariba e procesa-
mento y calidad di product y tech-
nieknan di mezclamento di pro-
ducto y e problemanan relacioni
cu nan, programacion linear y e
economic den gastonan di opera-
cion, inventario y presupuesto.
Un di e cursonan industrial mas
important y complete di su tipo,
e curso aki ta duna participants
un bon comprendemento di nan
responsabilidad den trabao y ta
duna nan e habilidad necesario pa
haci un bon trabao.
E curse di Economia di Proceso
ta disponible na tur personal pro-
fesional y tecnico kendenan ta ser
nombra door di nan departamen-
tonan pa tumele come parti di
Compania su program di desaro-
yo pa gerencia.

currently following a CIE Design
Engineering course.
Nando, who is single, spends his
leisure time reading, mostly tech-
nical books, and building electron-
ic gadgets, such as a capacitive
burglar alarm. He is a basketball
player on the Valiant team.
On his next vacation he plans to
visit his relatives in Holland.


February 21, 1975