Petrobras Must Vacate an Area in the Port of Rio

The Antaq decision could affect the company’s pre-salt logistics operations, requires that other operators be allowed to make use of the facilities

O&G

MME To Propose More Flexible Local Content Rules

Ministry will deliver a proposal for six macro-segments for the 14th Bid Round instead of a general index


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UK Energy Event in Rio in March

The one-day event sponsored by the British government will be focused on O&G topics


POWER

Belo Monte Installing Sixth Generator Rotor

The power plant already has ten generators in commercial operation and should be at full capacity in 2019


POWER

CPFL Energia To Be Delisted

State Grid announces plan to withdraw the company’s shares from the SP and New York stock markets; CPFL Renováveis ??also to be pulled


O&G

Karoon Wants a Partner for Echidna and Kangaroo

The company will open a data room to replace Pacific Rubiales in shallow water projects


O&G

Farm-Out Looming In Parnaíba

Ouro Preto seeks partners for its blocks in the basin, offering participation between 30% and 50%


O&G

Petrobras Upgraded by S&P to ‘BB-’ from ‘B+’ on Improved Liquidity

The ratings agency also said the company’s capital structure was more balanced and its outlook was stable


O&G

Federal Prosecutors Studying Sinaval’s Libra Waiver Lawsuit

A new decision by the TRF-1 on Petrobras' appeal will not be handed down until March


O&G

Gas Production Rises 2.4%

Brazil produced 111.1 million m³/d of natural gas in November 2016, 41% from the pre-salt layer


POWER

Suzlon Seeks To Expand in Foreign Wind Markets

Company president cites Brazil as one of the targets, says that the search will be aggressive


Power

Rio Grande do Norte Seeks Solar

The governor has scheduled a trip to China in June to sign an MoU with an equipment manufacturer


POWER

Engie Hires Morgan Stanley To Sell Coal Assets

The company wants to divest the Jorge Lacerda (857 MW, SC) complex and the Pampa Sul thermal plant (340 MW, RS), currently under construction


O&G

Petrobras' Subsea Fleet Explained

The ship classes, their owners and the status of the contracts


O&G

QGOG Sells Alaskan Star Drill Rig for Scrap

The group now has eight offshore units remaining in Brazil


FUELS

Sugar Mills Hope To Boost Ethanol Sales before New Season

The 2017/18 harvest year begins in April, but demand for ethanol on the spot market is still low, according to Cepea


O&G

Full Year Oil Account Surplus for First Time

Brazilian oil exports were up by 8% in 2016 with an average price of US$ 242/t; imports declined 45%


Power

Goiás Launches Solar Energy Incentive Program

The state government and Absolar disclose proposals and actions to increase photovoltaic generation


O&G

PLSV Skandi Buzios Arrives in Brazil

The Technip-DOF consortium vessel was contracted for eight years by Petrobras


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FUP Files Suit Against Sale of Carcará

Oil workers organization demands cancellation of the transaction concluded in November


O&G

ANP Names Onshore Coordinator

The former president of Petrobras in Portugal, Jose Fernando de Freitas, will head the agency's newly created department


O&G

Libra Gets 10th Well

The drilling of 3-BRSA-1345-RJS got underway last Friday