Activity at Venezuela’s main oil port of Jose, operated by state-run company PDVSA, was halted following a massive power blackout on Monday, according to two oil industry workers and a union leader close to the facility. The most recent oil shipment for export, on very large crude carrier Dragon chartered by Russia’s Rosneft, left the Jose terminal on March 24, according to Refinitiv Eikon vessel-tracking data and PDVSA’s trade documents. “There is no electricity, everything is paralyzed,” oil workers’ union leader Jose Bodas told Reuters on Tuesday. The blackout, Venezuela’s second major power outage in a month, left streets mostly empty in the capital Caracas as school and work were canceled. President Nicolas Maduro’s government again blamed the outage on an “attack,” which comes amid a power struggle with the opposition and tensions with the United States. Local experts and electrical engineers told Reuters both […]