Petrobras News

CIMC to Supply Hulls for Two FPSOs Being Built by Seatrium for Petrobras

Jul 11, 2024

CIMC Raffles, a subsidiary of CIMC Group, has secured engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contracts from Seatrium for the supply of the hulls for two floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) units being built for Brazil’s national oil and gas company Petrobras…

FPSO Newbuild for Petrobras’ Búzios Field Taking Shape in China

Jul 12, 2024

China’s state-owned ZPMC Qidong Marine Engineering has launched the bow section of the P-82 floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit, being built by Seatrium for Petrobras’ Búzios field offshore Brazil.The bow section of the N1151 (P-82) FPSO…

Brazil Agency Nears Decision on Offshore Equatorial Margin

Jun 19, 2024

The head of Brazil's environmental agency said on Wednesday that he expects a decision soon on state-owned oil company Petrobras' request to conduct exploratory studies in a region known as the Equatorial Margin, as both the company and the government push for a drilling license…

Solstad Offshore Scoops $240M in Contracts with Petrobras

Jun 12, 2024

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Solstad Offshore has secured multiple contracts with Petrobras, whose combined value is approximately $240 million (NOK 2.6 billion).The contracts are scheduled to start in the second half of 2024 and first half of 2025…

Oil and Gas Majors Start Next Phase of Pioneering OD OBN Project

Jun 18, 2024

The next phase of the On Demand Ocean Bottom Node (OD OBN) project, involving Sonardyne, Shell, Petrobras and SENAI CIMATEC, has started offshore Brazil, which could result in the development of next generation of geophysical monitoring systems in the offshore oil and gas industry…

Lula's Ambitions for Petrobras Hemmed in by New Rules

May 20, 2024

Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva may soon discover that swapping the CEO of Petrobras PETR4.SA is not enough to turn the state-run oil company into the engine for job creation and development it was during his first 2002-2010 terms…

Brazil Pushes Out Petrobras CEO, Names Ex-Regulator to Top Job

May 15, 2024

The chief executive of Brazil's Petrobras offered to step down, the state-run oil company said on Tuesday, as the government lined up a former regulator for the role, sending shares sliding as investors braced for political interference.Brazilian…

DOF Secures $192M from Two Contracts with Petrobras

Apr 30, 2024

Norwegian offshore vessel operator DOF Group has secured two contracts with Brazil’s state-run oil and gas company Petrobras, worth over $192 million.Petrobras has awarded new long-term charter and service contracts to Norskan Offshore. and DOF Subsea Servicos Brasil…

Petrobras Required to Assess Indigenous Impact of Amazon Offshore Drilling

May 09, 2024

Brazil's state-run oil firm Petrobras must do a series of studies on the impact on Indigenous groups in the Amazon area of planned offshore drilling nearby in order to analyze the project's viability, according to a federal agency and documents from government agencies…

Petrobras Signs Contracts with Perenco for Sale of Two Campos Basin Fields

Apr 26, 2024

Brazil's state-run oil company Petrobras has signed contracts for the sale of its entire stake in the Cherne and Bagre fields, located in shallow waters in the Campos Basin, to Perenco.Production from the two fields was interrupted in March…

Petrobras Sells Two Mothballed Campos Basin Fields to Perenco

Apr 18, 2024

Brazil's state-run oil company Petrobras has agreed the sale of its entire stake in the Cherne and Bagre fields, located in shallow waters in the Campos Basin, to Brazil's subsidiary of UK-based oil and gas firm Perenco.Production from the two…

Petrobras Hires SLB for Buzios Field Work Offshore Brazil

Apr 15, 2024

Oilfield services and technology company SLB has been awarded three contracts by Petrobras for completion hardware and services for up to 35 subsea wells in the development of  Buzios Wave II offshore oil field.The scope of the contract includes…

Petrobras and BP Deepen Partnership

Apr 19, 2024

Petrobras and BP have signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote cooperation and business opportunities between the companies.Petrobras and BP are partners in exploration blocks in the Exploration & Production segment, including Alto de Cabo Frio Central…

Petrobras Exec Says Gas Export Possible from Colombia Project

Mar 20, 2024

A promising area off Colombia's coast where Brazil state-run Petrobras is drilling this year could justify a large project to supply natural gas to the Andean country and for exports, Petrobras' head of exploration and production said on Wednesday…

Lula Blasts Big Dividends Ahead of Meeting with Petrobras CEO

Mar 11, 2024

Brazil's president on Monday called for state-run oil company Petrobras to pay smaller dividends and invest more, in remarks recorded ahead of a meeting with the firm's chief executive, who held out hope of an extra dividend that was axed last week…

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