OIL REFINERY CALLS FOR 200 LAYOFFS.The Hovensa oil refinery in the U.S. Virgin Islands will postpone post·pone
tr.v. post·poned, post·pon·ing, post·pones
1. To delay until a future time; put off. See Synonyms at defer1.
2. To place after in importance; subordinate. several capital and maintenance projects and ask contractors to reduce their work force by 200 employees, reports AP (May 3, 1999). The firm -- a joint venture between Amerada Hess Hess , Walter Rudolf 1881-1973.
Swiss physiologist. He shared a 1949 Nobel Prize for his research on the brain's control of the body. of New York New York, state, United States
New York, Middle Atlantic state of the United States. It is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the Atlantic Ocean (E), New Jersey and Pennsylvania (S), Lakes Erie and Ontario and the Canadian province of and Petroleos de Venezuela -- announced the cuts. Alex Moorhead, vice president of human resources The fancy word for "people." The human resources department within an organization, years ago known as the "personnel department," manages the administrative aspects of the employees. , said most of the employees will probably be rehired next year, after the company secures a loan to build US$500 million coker plant to process heavy Venezuelan crude oil. Hovensa's refinery on the island of St. Croix employs 900 of its own workers and about 1,300 contract workers.