Raizen, Ultrapar among likely bidders for Petrobras refinery in Parana: Sources

Brazil’s Petroleo Brasileiro SA is set to receive binding offers on Thursday for its Presidente Getulio Vargas refinery, with local firms Raizen and Ultrapar Participacoes SA among the likely bidders, sources familiar with the matter said.

The sale is part of a multi-billion plan by the state-controlled oil company, known as Petrobras, to divest assets, with interest from ethanol and fuel distribution company Raizen and conglomerate Ultrapar powered by deep-pocketed foreign investment firms.

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