February 12, 2015 / 3:52 PM / 3 years ago

Petrobras answerable for Wednesday platform explosion - oil regulator

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazil's oil regulator ANP said on Thursday that state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA is responsible for all events in its oilfields, including Wednesday's explosion on an offshore platform that killed five people.

The ANP has opened an investigation into the event, a spokesperson for the oil regulator told Reuters.

Reporting by Marta Nogueira; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama

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