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Venezuela pressures foreign partners on oil venture commitments: sources

By Marianna Parraga and Deisy Buitrago
Venezuela pressures foreign partners on oil venture commitments: sources

The sanctions on Petroleos de Venezuela (PDVSA), imposed last month in an attempt to dislodge Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, barred access to U.S. financial networks and oil supplies for the PDVSA joint ventures, pressuring Venezuela's already falling crude output and exports. PDVSA's