OTC Distinguished Achievement Award recognizes Petrobras’ pre-salt development for their successful implementation of ultra-deepwater solutions and setting new water depth records.

OTC Names 2015 Distinguished Achievement Award Recipients   Winners to Be Honored 3 May at Annual OTC Dinner Houston, Texas, USA (2 February 2015) – The 2015 Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) will kick off on Sunday, 3 May in Houston with the Annual OTC Dinner to honor the recipients of this year’s Distinguished Achievement Awards.... Continue Reading →

How low can you go? Doing the Petrobras Limbo!

How low can you go? Doing the Petrobras Limbo! http://aswathdamodaran.blogspot.com.br/2015/02/how-low-can-you-go-doing-petrobras-limbo.html Excel Attachment:  PBR2015 Donadaran Tuesday, February 10, 2015 A few months ago, I suggested that investors venture where it is darkest, the nether regions of the corporate world where country risk, commodity risk and company risk all collide to create investing quicksand. I still own... Continue Reading →

Maria das Graças Foster, Petrobras Chief

PERSON IN THE NEWS January 30, 2015 10:53 pm Maria das Graças Foster, Petrobras chief Samantha Pearson in São Paulo Brazil oil major head’s career looks likely to end with corruption scandal, writes Samantha Pearson ©Joe Cummings Maria das Graças Foster is no average Brazilian executive. For a start, the chief executive of Petrobras is... Continue Reading →

Mopping up after the mess at Petrobras

January 30, 2015 6:12 pm Mopping up after the mess at Petrobras Corruption at the state-owned oil company brings chaos to Brazil ©AFP Petrobras represents the best and worst of Brazil. Its technical competence is renowned and it has vast deep sea reserves. Such were the lures that drew investors to the world’s largest equity offering... Continue Reading →

Brazil Graft Case Sets Back Economy

WORLD NEWS Brazil Graft Case Sets Back Economy Corruption Scandal at Petróleo Brasileiro Is Weighing on Some Key Brazilian Business Sectors Activists protesting against Petrobras in Rio de Janeiro last month. PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE/GETTY IMAGES By MARLA DICKERSON and   ROGERIO JELMAYER Feb. 1, 2015 12:32 p.m. ET SÃO PAULO—A corruption scandal at state-controlled Petróleo Brasileiro SA has created... Continue Reading →

BG Pays $71 Million for Local-Content Breaches in Brazil

BG Pays $71 Million for Local-Content Breaches in Brazil  Facebook  Twitter  Instagram  Youtube bySabrina Valle 12:57 PM BRST February 3, 2015      (Bloomberg) -- BG Group Plc, the U.K.’s third-largest natural-gas producer, paid 192.5 million reais ($71 million) in fines in Brazil for breaching local-content rules at an offshore project where it didn’t find commercial volumes of... Continue Reading →

Shares of Brazil’s Petrobras Jump

Shares of Brazil’s Petrobras Jump Brazil President Dilma Rousseff , right, greets Chief Executive Officer of Brazil's state oil company Petrobras Maria das Gracas Silva Foster during a ceremony in December 2013. PHOTO: REUTERS By LUCIANA MAGALHAES And PAUL KIERNAN Feb. 3, 2015 11:16 a.m. ET SÃO PAULO—Shares of Brazilian state-controlled oil giant Petróleo Brasileiro SA shot up as much... Continue Reading →

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