Two requests to lower fuel prices await Sala IV ruling
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Two requests to lower fuel prices await Sala IV ruling

L. Arias - November 16, 2016

The National Oil Refinery (RECOPE) requested two fuel price cuts in the past month and international prices of oil products this week fell to their lowest levels…

Gas prices in Costa Rica to drop this week
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Gas prices in Costa Rica to drop this week

L. Arias - August 30, 2016

Prices of premium and regular unleaded gasoline will drop by ₡24 and ₡22 per liter respectively this week, thanks to a new fuel price setting approved by the…

Request to raise fuel prices provokes sharp criticism
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Request to raise fuel prices provokes sharp criticism

L. Arias - June 17, 2016

The National Oil Refinery (RECOPE) last Friday filed a petition to raise fuel prices that, if approved, would be the fourth increase this year. The announcement came the same…

Costa Rica could have to pay compensation for failed oil refinery project
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Costa Rica could have to pay compensation for failed oil refinery project

Zach Dyer - April 21, 2016

Costa Rica’s decision to pull out of a troubled $1 billion oil refinery joint venture with the Chinese National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) could end up costing the…

Costa Rica cancels $1.2 billion Chinese refinery project
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Costa Rica cancels $1.2 billion Chinese refinery project

Zach Dyer - April 14, 2016

Costa Rica’s National Oil Refinery (RECOPE) has canceled a $1 billion-plus oil refinery project, according to a statement released Thursday afternoon. The joint venture project was supposed to…

New Moín container terminal set to open in 2017
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New Moín container terminal set to open in 2017

L. Arias - April 11, 2016

Construction of the new container terminal in the Caribbean port of Moín in Limón province is 27 percent completed, according to a report issued Friday during an inspection…

Fuel prices in Costa Rica to remain stable through 2016, says RECOPE
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Fuel prices in Costa Rica to remain stable through 2016, says RECOPE

L. Arias - December 15, 2015

The Costa Rican Oil Refinery (RECOPE) delivered motorists good news as its most recent projections say fuel prices next year will remain similar to those registered this month. RECOPE’s…

Gas prices in Costa Rica to remain unchanged through 2015
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Gas prices in Costa Rica to remain unchanged through 2015

L. Arias - December 3, 2015

Despite a spike in international fuel prices in the past two weeks, prices of gas and diesel in Costa Rica will remain stable for the rest of…

Costa Rica’s Solís: No more taxpayer-funded parties at public agencies
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Costa Rica’s Solís: No more taxpayer-funded parties at public agencies

L. Arias - November 4, 2015

Is the party over for employees at the Costa Rican Oil Refinery? President Luis Guillermo Solís on Wednesday issued an order banning all public agencies from using taxpayer funds to…

Costa Rica’s Solís denies secret agreement with unions on Monday’s strike
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Costa Rica’s Solís denies secret agreement with unions on Monday’s strike

L. Arias - October 28, 2015

Costa Rica's President Luis Guillermo Solís on Wednesday denied that he or anyone else from his administration had previously reached an agreement with public unions over a national strike held…