Venezuela's PDVSA gets $2 bln credit line from service providers

miércoles 21 de mayo de 2014 15:18 GYT

MARACAIBO, Venezuela May 21 (Reuters) - Venezuela's state-oil company PDVSA on Wednesday signed a $2 billion credit line provided by oilfield services companies Halliburton , Schlumberger and Weatherford.

"What we have signed is for the companies to increase activities in our country, in some cases doubling them," PDVSA President and Energy Minister Rafael Ramirez said at a ceremony in the western city of Maracaibo. (Reporting by Alexandra Ulmer; Writing by Andrew Cawthorne)