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Petrobras eyes Gulf of Mexico exit

The NOC has added another sale to its long list of divestment targets

Brazilian state oil company Petrobras has put up for sale 15 offshore fields in the US Gulf of Mexico, with c.11.3mn bl/d oe in total net production, as it continues its pledge to divest non-core assets and focus on its most profitable pre-salt business. The Brazilian operator holds a 20pc stake in the fields in partnership with US independent Murphy Oil, which holds the remaining 80pc, and has set a deadline of 25 October for prospective buyers to register their interest. The prolific St. Malo field is likely to be one of the most attractive assets available. The field, in which the Petrobras-Murphy consortium holds a 25pc st



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