Tagged With Petrobras
Petrobras in the crosshairs as election run-off looms
20 October 2022
Ballot box verdict could prove existential for the NOC, amid controversial calls from the incumbent to break apart the Brazilian energy giant
Letter from South America: Elections could impact Petrobras policy
9 September 2022
The upcoming election pits the right-wing incumbent against a left-wing former president
Brazilian upstream reaps divestment dividend
16 August 2022
Petrobras is starting to see significant production gains in the pre-salt, while independents are already raising output at fields divested by the NOC
Bolsonaro turns up heat on Petrobras
4 July 2022
Threat of subsidies and political interference grows as under-pressure president refuses to accept rising domestic fuel prices
Petrobras puts three refineries back on sale
28 June 2022
The RNEST, Repar and Refap facilities are open for offers again, but the divestment programme’s future is in doubt
Brazilian M&A activity heats up
31 May 2022
As Petrobras starts to wind down its portfolio divestment, Brazil is entering a new era of upstream consolidation
Brazil’s offshore remains buoyant
14 February 2022
The sector is attracting attention from both domestic and international firms
Sergipe-Alagoas basin gains momentum
1 February 2022
The northeastern Brazilian offshore province is poised to make progress this year
Pre-salt fuelling Petrobras’ upstream ambitions
30 November 2021
The offshore region is poised to significantly ramp up production as more midstream gas infrastructure reaches startup and divestments keep coming
Petrobras eyes Gulf of Mexico exit
12 October 2021
The NOC has added another sale to its long list of divestment targets
Petrobras’ recipe for upstream success
9 August 2021
Fading market volatility and rising global energy demand should boost the operator’s focus on pre-salt crude growth
3R Petroleum targets Petrobras’ portfolio
26 July 2021
The independent is rapidly expanding its footprint in Brazil and may not have finished just yet
Turning up the heat on Brazil’s gas reforms
15 July 2021
Extreme dry spell is highlighting the need to kickstart the country’s gas liberalisation efforts
Take two for Brazilian bidding round
28 June 2021
The auctioning process for the Transfer of Rights fields has been streamlined, and hopes are high for a better showing at the end of the year
Karoon makes a splash
24 June 2021
The previously exploration-focused firm has expanded its footprint offshore Brazil and is now eyeing further production opportunities
Latin American divestment drive opens door to buyers
25 May 2021
Portfolio rebalancing is helping boost M&A activity across the continent
Asian crude demand boosts Petrobras
20 May 2021
Surging pre-salt oil production will rely on the region for future revenues and rising exports
Latin America pivots to digital
20 April 2021
The pandemic has showcased the importance of reaching digital maturity, and state oil companies are taking notice
Lula return casts a cloud for Petrobras
16 March 2021
Court case vindication could open the door to next year’s election, with implications for the NOC and wider energy reforms
Latin America plays catch-up
4 March 2021
The pandemic wreaked havoc on NOC balance sheets in 2020, but the region still has some competitive advantages
Petrobras bucks the trend
3 March 2021
The company’s pre-salt portfolio helped offset last year’s economic crisis, but investors will still be nervous about potential downstream interference
Petrobras scales down
11 January 2021
The Brazilian producer revises down its 2021 crude production forecast but still has ambitious long-term pre-salt growth plan
Latin American M&A rallies
25 November 2020
Asset sales in the region are again starting to lure buyers after a tough financial year
Pre-salt buoys Petrobras
23 October 2020
Booming crude production in the region is helping to offset financial shock caused by Covid-19
Petrobras shuffles pre-salt plans
20 October 2020
Long-term production project delayed as economic malaise upends upstream timeline
Petrobras pulls back spending
18 September 2020
Spotlight falls on pre-salt production as Latin American NOC dials down capex
Petrobras undeterred by tumbling profits
6 August 2020
Hefty financial losses and a depressed oil market fail to sway Brazilian NOC from pursuing ambitious upstream strategy
Petrobras set for divestment hit
19 June 2020
Economic reality is likely to stall the breakneck speed of the Brazilian firm’s asset sales plan
Petrobras issues stark warning on oil
21 May 2020
Brazilian heavyweight announces huge losses on assets it believes are no longer commercially viable
Petrobras targets low-hanging fruit
8 April 2020
Brazilian company revises spending and downgrades production from high-cost assets to lessen financial burden
Petrobras’ pre-salt focus pays off
3 March 2020
Brazilian NOC’s commitment to the offshore province and portfolio overhaul is helping offset unstable commodity prices
Latin America to attract 2020s upstream investment dollar
12 December 2019
The region is well-placed to shrug off any transition headwinds, according to Welligence
Petrobras defers production boom
6 December 2019
Brazilian heavyweight revises down its output projections as it focuses on the long-term
Landmark Brazilian auction falls flat
11 November 2019
Enormous offshore pre-salt reserves fail to entice IOCs to the Transfer of Rights surplus bidding round
Petrobras ramps up production
22 October 2019
Expanding output from the pre-salt province starts to bear fruit for the Brazilian company
Brazil prepares for a big win
6 September 2019
The Transfer of Rights Surplus Bidding Round promises to attract a bevy of international players and generate enormous rewards for the government
Brazil gets moving on gas competition
16 August 2019
The government has progressed on freeing Petrobras from its unwanted dominance of the domestic gas market
Petrobras lowers capex budget
6 August 2019
Brazilian company re-evaluates spending strategy while focusing on divestment
Mind the divestment gap
10 June 2019
Oil and gas majors are setting increasingly ambitious divestment targets, despite volatile market conditions and questions over the size of the buyer pool
Petrobras breathes easy
10 April 2019
Brazilian company posts best financial results since bribery scandal
Petrobras breathes easy
3 April 2019
Brazilian company posts best financial results since bribery scandal
Petrobras keeps cutting
15 March 2019
The Brazilian company will need to maintain momentum to meet its ambitious divestment objectives
Latin American producers aim to stem the tide
4 January 2019
Is the fragile market cracking under pressure? Despite some ambitious growth-oriented investments, some of the continent's traditional big guns will be facing challenges in 2019
Seesawing year for Latin American producers
17 December 2018
Brazil was hoping to start a new page in 2018, while Mexico’s new president also announced changes. But Venezuela continued its precipitous decline
New Petrobras boss gets warm reception
7 December 2018
Appointment of ‘Chicago Boy’ to head state-owned giant reinforces reform agenda optimism
Petrobras turns page as corruption saga draws to a close
25 October 2018
An SEC fine as part of the firm’s long-running corruption scandal looks the least-worst outcome and may mark the beginning of the end of its international headaches
Brazil's floating future
5 July 2018
The resignation of Petrobras’ boss comes just as it begins to reap the benefits of his reform programme
Petrobras' incomplete recovery
4 July 2018
Brazil's state oil company has taken major strides forward, but further progress and support from the next government are needed
The Petrobras-government tussle
17 April 2018
A deal between the state-run firm and the Brazilian government could lead to a mega bidding round
Brazil reaps reforms rewards
6 April 2018
Efforts to recalibrate oil concession rules to be more market-friendly and open to foreign investment are starting to bear fruit
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