INTERVIEW: Rio Energy CEO Marcos Meireles

Preparing to deal with the new scenario being designed for the sector in the past few years


Pre-salt Auction To Have a Minimum Bonus Of US$ 1.65 B

Petrobras has 30 days to express interest in any of the areas that will be offered at the auction


WesternGeco To Reprocess Santos Basin Data

Ther company surveyed non-exclusive PSTM and PSDM 3D data and the authorization is valid until April 2018


Brazil and Paraguay Celebrate 44 Years Since Itaipu Treaty Signing

The original accord called for the creation of Itaipu Binacional, with starting capital of US$ 100 million and equal division of power produced by Brazil and Paraguay


Odebrecht Óleo e Gás To Invest US$1.1 M for Compliance

The amount is double that invested in the item in 2016 and will be used for the implementation of greater corporate integrity


Petrobras To Dominate Investments in Production Units by 2021

According to a new report by DW, Latin America will be responsible for 31% of global investments in the segment


Petrobras Gains Time in the Port of Rio Dispute

Companhia Docas appealed an Antaq decision that determined the eviction of the oil company from a public area it had been using


Halliburton Sees Signs of Improvement

The company believes that revenues from its activities in Brazil and Mexico were primarily responsible for the result



The ANP’s 14th Bid Round auction in November will put up for concession 287 exploratory blocks in 11 different sedimentary basins, which can be seen on this interactive map prepared by Brasil Energy


Temer Approves 12th Round Deadline Extensions

The decision of the CNPE is based on the anticipation of difficulties in environmental licensing, poor logistics and a lack of geological knowledge


Petrobras Hires Elfe for Tebig Services

The company will supply materials for construction, electromechanical Assembly and inspection, among others


Schlumberger To Provide Libra Software

Company will render services for geological and geophysical interpretation, geological modeling and reservoir engineering


Prumo signs deal with the Port of Antwerp

The two companies will study the partnership potential with a focus on the development and operation of the industrial complex of the Port of Açu


500 Days with No New Offshore Discoveries

Successful exploration wells are down significantly from 2011, with the last new discovery made in December 2015 in Parque dos Doces by Petrobras


ANP OK’s Sapinhoá Development Plan

The agency recommended that Petrobras adopt the best industry operational practices


Siem Helix I Starts Working for Petrobras

The well intervention vessel will initiate operations at a reduced daily rate


Galp Production in Brazil Up 73% in 1st Qtr

The country was responsible for 90% of the company’s output in the period