Brasil

  • Brazil’s Petrobras Signs Credit Line with China Exim Bank

    Brazil’s Petrobras Signs Credit Line with China Exim Bank

    Tuesday, 10th May 2016
    Brazil's state-run oil firm Petrobras signed a preliminary deal with the Chinese lender China Exim Bank for a $1b loan, before originally planned as its debt service costs surge in the coming years amid the worst oil market in a generation.
  • Brazil’s Petrobras Reduces Costs Affecting Up to 12,000 Jobs

    Brazil’s Petrobras Reduces Costs Affecting Up to 12,000 Jobs

    Monday, 4th April 2016
    Brazil’s troubled state-run oil company Petrobras announced a beefed up voluntary layoff program that could affect up to 12,000 jobs amid intense efforts to cut costs.
  • Brazilian Tycoon Sentenced to 19 Years over Petrobras

    Brazilian Tycoon Sentenced to 19 Years over Petrobras

    Wednesday, 9th March 2016
    Corruption case of Brazil's state oil company Petrobras has marked a new development as Marcelo Odebrecht, the former CEO of South America’s biggest construction company, Odebrecht SA, was sentenced to 19 years in prison for his involvement in a sprawling scandal.
  • Shell Expects Oil, Gas Output in Brazil to Quadruple by 2020

    Shell Expects Oil, Gas Output in Brazil to Quadruple by 2020

    Wednesday, 17th February 2016
    Royal Dutch Shell, Europe's largest oil company, expects to make robust investments in Brazil's offshore resources, hoping to quadruple oil and gas output of the country by 2020, while predicting that oil prices would rebound this year to levels that would allow production in Brazil’s ultra deepwater fields to break even.
  • Brazilian Petrobras Confirmed Oil Discovery

    Brazilian Petrobras Confirmed Oil Discovery

    Sunday, 22nd November 2015
    The semi-public Brazilian multinational energy corporation has confirmed oil discovery in Pitu area, in deep waters of Brazil's Potiguar Basin following the drilling of an extension well.