Petrobras signs Búzios Coparticipation Agreement

Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras informs that it signed today with Pré-sal Petróleo S.A. (PPSA) and its partners CNODC Brasil Petróleo e Gás Ltda. (CNODC) and CNOOC Petroleum Brasil Ltda. (CNOOC) the Búzios Coparticipation Agreement, which will regulate the coexistence of the Transfer of Rights Agreement and the Production Sharing Contract for the Suplus of the... Continue Reading →

Noble Corp. making a comeback to NYSE

Following the completion of financial restructuring and the acquisition of rival Pacific Drilling, offshore drilling contractor Noble Corporation has received approval for listing its ordinary shares on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). Noble Corporation said in a statement on Friday that trading is expected to start under the ticker symbol “NE” at the market... Continue Reading →

Prosafe Reaches Agreement with Lenders

Offshore accommodation rig provider Prosafe said Friday it had received support from lenders of its affiliated companies Prosafe SE and Prosafe Rigs Pte. Ltd. on debt restructuring proposal. "The company has received acknowledgment of credit approval (subject to certain conditions) in support of the Transaction from ca. 79% across the USD 1300 million facility and... Continue Reading →

Lawsuit Challenges ExxonMobil’s Exploration and Production Activities in Guyana

(Reuters) A landmark lawsuit filed against Guyana's government, arguing that oil production fuels climate change, could bolster legal action as court cases involving energy companies and state authorities surge, according to lawyers and environmentalists. The constitutional claim - the first of its kind in the English-speaking Caribbean - asserts that oil exploration and production led... Continue Reading →

EXCLUSIVE Brazil probes U.S. oil trader Freepoint in alleged bribery scheme

(Reuters) Authorities in Brazil are investigating senior employees at Connecticut-based trading house Freepoint Commodities for their alleged role in a bribery scheme involving state-run oil company Petrobras, Reuters has learned. Federal police here suspect Freepoint, through an intermediary, routed bribes to Petrobras employees for a roughly seven-year period ending in 2018. Reuters pieced together the... Continue Reading →

Green light for Archer to close DeepWell takeover

Oilfield services provider Archer has received approval from a competition regulator in Norway for the acquisition of DeepWell. Following an offer letter from April 2021 to purchase 100 per cent of shares in DeepWell, Archer in early May signed a sale and purchase agreement to acquire DeepWell based on an enterprise value of NOK 177 million on a debt... Continue Reading →

Petrobras on agrarian demand in Bolivia

Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras, regarding the pieces of news published in the media, informs that its wholly-owned subsidiary Petrobras Bolivia S.A. (PEB) was condemned in the first instance to pay compensation for the use of property where the San Alberto field facilities are located in the amount of US$ 61.1 million, plus interest and... Continue Reading →

Petrobras on collective action in the Netherlands

Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras, further to the press release dated January 29, 2020, announces that the District Court of Rotterdam (the Court) yesterday rendered an interim judgment regarding the admissibility of the collective action filed in 2017 by Stichting Petrobras Compensation Foundation (the Foundation) in the Netherlands against Petrobras and other defendants.  The Foundation... Continue Reading →

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