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Board of Petrobras names new CEO

The board of directors of Petrobras elected Pedro Pullen Parente as the company’s new CEO on Monday. The company received on Monday a letter of resignation from Mr. Aldemir Bendine of Petrobras’ Board member and CEO positions. Additionally, Mr. Aldemir Bendine also resigned today,

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Official visit to Brazil by HRH Crown Prince Haakon – part 2

This is the second video continuing with the series of short clips shared by The Royal Palace, this time showing the visit to Rio de Janeiro. Crown Prince Haakon attended the business seminars arranged on occasion of his visit to Rio

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Posted in Brazil, Maritime, Norway

Participate in the Norwegian pavilion at Rio Oil & Gas

Innovation Norway invites Norwegian companies to participate at the Norwegian pavilion at Rio Oil & Gas 2016. Applications shall be sent within May 25th. Click here to register. Rio Oil & Gas Expo and Conference is recognized as the leading oil and

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Biodiesel blend to be gradually boosted to 10%

Brazil will gradually boost biodiesel blend from current 7% to 10% in the next three years. A bill approved by the Congress’ Lower House aims to increase the biodiesel blend to 8% within the next 12 months, 9% within the

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Posted in Energy & Environment

Petrobras steps up divestment plan

Brazil’s national oil company Petrobras will enter into a 30-day exclusive negotiation period with Argentine firm Pampa Energía for the sale of the former’s 67% stake in subsidiary Petrobras Argentina. The board of Petrobras approved the talks, which can be extended

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BN21 Workshop prepares companies for R&D joint call

This Tuesday, the BN21 Workshop was opened by Rodrigo Bacellar, BNDES, and Consul General Sissel Hodne Steen. The two-day workshop is divided into four sessions. The first session was composed by institutional presentations by BNDES, Finep, INTSOK, APEX Brasil, The

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Senate votes on bill that relieves Petrobras role in the pre-salt

The Brazilian Senate approved legislation that relieves Petrobras of its obligation to be the sole operator and mandatory stakeholder in the pre-salt, as well as to hold a minimum 30-percent stake in all projects in the region. Senators voted 40 to 26 in favor of

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