José Firmo Should Be the New IBP President

The Board of Directors should approve him as Jorge Camargo’s replacement later this week


Seabed Geosolutions Snares Petrobras Contract

The Santos Basin bottom node project will be the largest ever OBN survey, spanning some 1,600 km2


BEHIND THE NEWS: Petrobras Plans To Open BR Distribuidora’s Capital

An Initial Public Offering (IPO), which had been considered in the past, in practice would represent the end of the fuel company’s selloff operation


Seven Waves Returns to Brazil after Two Years

The Subsea 7 ship had been in the Netherlands for repairs after suffering a fire


SBM To Build Liza FPSO

The company went more than a year without an FPSO contract, and now is slated to supply a unit to ExxonMobil in Guyana


More Drillships for Libra

The Libra consortium wants to contract one or more rigs for the project almost three years after signing first dedicated contract


Azulão Field Sale Advances

Petrobras will send invitation letters to potential buyers for the Amazon region area


Solstad Farstad Has Largest OSV Fleet In The World

The Merger between Farstad Shipping, Deep Sea Supply and Solstad Offshore is concluded


Repetro To Be Renewed Before 14th Round

The ANP estimates that resumption of auctions could attract more than US$ 80 billion in direct investment


Proposed Energy Reserve Auction Reveals Discord

Bidding this year shows the division in the MME, especially with the government decision to remove the EPE from the calculation of energy demand


Inpex Creates an LNG Division

The company also has new legal support area


Rains Reduce Bolivian Gas by 50%

Petrobras said the amount of gas imported is on the order of 15 million m³/day


DEA Intends To Participate In Upcoming Brazilian Auctions

The German oil company is opening an office in Rio de Janeiro, evaluating its options and starting to assemble a team


SCGÁS Projects Increase In Gas Consumption In June And July

Consumption rose 7.8%, continuing a trend that began in January, but the company's revenue fell with changes in the rate regulations


Oil States Closes In on New Petrobras Contract

The company made the lowest bid for intervention services, storage, preservation and maintenance of dual bore risers


Petrobras Settles Pennsylvania Lawsuit

The company was sued by affiliates of The Vanguard Group, one of its largest shareholders


ITC Global Installs SatCom Devices on FPSOs in Brazil

The platforms are outfitted with new components and dedicated bandwidth links for business applications ensuring speed and uninterrupted service