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U.S. refiner key to Venezuela’s power battle

“Citgo is the big prize,” says fellow Francisco Monaldi of the geopolitical power struggle over the American refinery, which is owned by Venezuela. Houston Chronicle (subscription required): https://bit.ly/2GD9ONy