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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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The Research Council of Norway visits Brazil to strengthen R&D ties between the two countries

Andreas Quamme Nielsen, senior adviser at the department for petroleum research in the Research Council of Norway, has been present at Innovation Norway’s office in Rio for six weeks. In cooperation with Innovation Norway, Andreas has been working on a

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Brazil’s Petroleum Institute calls for modern local content regulation

The Brazilian Institute of Petroleum, Gas and Biofuels (IBP), has called on the government to change the regulatory framework to deal with the crisis caused by the collapse of oil prices and the corruption scandal at state-controlled oil giant Petrobras.

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New seismic technology will find oil where no one else finds

Today’s Teknisk Ukeblad shared the story of a new seismic technology that has been tested by Shell in the Gulf of Mexico since 2007. This fresh technology consists in nodes that are placed on the seabed and send back 3D

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