Petrobras News

Petrobras Partners with SLB to Drive Efficiency and Accelerate Decision Making with Cloud-Based Technology

Jul 06, 2023

Oilfield services giant SLB, previously known as Schlumberger, said Thursday it had won a five-year contract with the Brazilian oil company Petrobras for an enterprise-wide deployment of its Delfi digital platform. The contract scope covers Petrobras’ digital transformation from exploration…

Weatherford Bags 5-year Intervention Services Deal with Brazil's Petrobras

Jul 13, 2023

Texas-based oilfield services company Weatherford has won a five-year contract to provide Intervention Services for Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. ('Petrobras') in Brazil.'Weatherford has performed Intervention Services in Brazil for more than 20…

Petrobras Eyes Global Expansion as Brazil Hopes Fade, Sources Say

Jun 01, 2023

Brazil's Petrobras may look abroad for future growth, two sources with knowledge of the state-run firm's plans told Reuters, after environmental regulators dashed its hopes of exploring near the Amazon River where it had aimed to make its first major domestic oil discovery in over a decade…

Petrobras Confirms Filing Request for License to Drill in Amazon Mouth River, Denies Reports on Expected Timeline

May 31, 2023

Brazilian oil firm Petrobras denied media reports claiming that the oil company expected to obtain the environmental license to drill a well in the FZA-M-059 block, offshore Brazil, in up to six months.As previously reported, Brazil's environmental…

Petrobras Challenges Ibama's Decision to Reject Amapá Offshore Drilling Application

May 24, 2023

Brazilian oil company Petrobras said Wednesday it would file a request later this week with Brazil's environmental protection agency Ibama to reconsider the decision to deny the environmental license to drill an exploratory well in block FZA-M-059…

Environment Agency Rejects Petrobras' Request to Drill at Amazon River Mouth

May 18, 2023

The Brazilian environmental protection agency Ibama said on Wednesday it had rejected a request from state-run oil company Petrobras to drill a well at the mouth of the Amazon River.The much-awaited decision follows a technical recommendation by the agency's experts to reject the proposal…

Petrobras, TotalEnergies, Shell, Others, Pen Production Sharing Contracts for Blocks Offshore Brazil

May 31, 2023

Brazilian oil firm Petrobras on Wednesday signed Production Sharing Contracts for offshore blocks, awarded in the Open Acreage under Production Sharing Regime – 1st Cycle held by Brazil’s National Petroleum Agency (ANP) in December 2022.Petrobras…

Lula's Coalition Roiled by Decision to Block Petrobras' Amazon Mouth Drilling Project

May 19, 2023

A decision by Brazil's environmental regulator to block state-owned oil company Petrobras' Amazon oil project has exposed tensions in President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's coalition between green advocates and those prioritizing economic development…

Brazil: Petrobras Makes Hydrocarbon Find in Santos Basin's Aram Block

May 17, 2023

Brazilian oil company Petrobras said Wednesday it had discovered hydrocarbons in the Santos Basin pre-salt, in an appraisal well in the Aram block.The well 3-BRSA-1387D-SPS is located 260 km from the city of Santos-SP, at a water depth of 1…

Brazil's Petrobras Renews Bid to Win Offshore Oil Well License Near Amazon Mouth

May 26, 2023

Brazilian state-run oil firm Petrobras has asked to resume a process for a license to drill a controversial well near the mouth of the Amazon river, the company's chief executive said late on Thursday. CEO Jean Paul Prates' statement regarding…

Petrobras Will Only Build Part of Offshore Oil Platforms in Brazil, Top Executive Says

May 08, 2023

Petrobras will not do all of its shipbuilding work in Brazil, a top executive said, dashing industry hopes the state-controlled oil firm would review its awarding process to spur job creation. Steel groups, shipping unions and 14 other organizations…

Brazil Agency Recommends Barring Petrobras from Drilling in Amazon's Mouth

Apr 30, 2023

Brazilian environmental agency Ibama has recommended the rejection of state-run oil firm Petrobras's request to drill a well in the mouth of the Amazon River Basin, documents seen by Reuters showed on Friday.Signed last week by several environmental analysts from Ibama…

Petrobras to Keep Stake in Colombia's Deepwater Block Tayrona

May 01, 2023

Brazil's state-controlled oil company Petrobras has abandoned a plan to sell its 44% stake in a promising offshore gas project it shares with Colombia's Ecopetrol in the Andean country, a Petrobras executive said at a Houston energy conference on Monday…

Petrobras Starts Process to Charter Two FPSOs for Sergipe Deepwater Project

Apr 04, 2023

Brazilian oil firm Petrobras has started the contracting process for the chartering of two floating, production, storage, and offloading (FPSO) vessels for the Sergipe Deepwater Project (SEAP), in the Sergipe-Alagoas Basin, about 100 km off the coast…

Petrobras Resists Brazil Gov't Calls to Reverse Asset Sales

Mar 30, 2023

The board of Brazil's state-run oil firm Petrobras on Wednesday resisted pressure from the government to reverse asset sales, citing its obligation to follow a multi-year strategic plan and respect existing contracts. Brazil's Mines and Energy…

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