July 11, 2020
Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras informs that it has decided,
preventively, to interrupt supplying a specific imported batch of aviation gasoline after tests carried out at its research center (Cenpes). The company identified that this batch had a different aromatic
content compounds than the batches imported until then, although in accordance with the quality requirements demanded by the National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels (ANP). Petrobras is examining the hypothesis that the chemical composition variation may have impacted the sealing and coating materials of small aircraft fuel tanks.