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UPDATE 2-Brazil's Petrobras posts another major production boost

18 Oct 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct 17 Brazilian state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA posted a significant production boost in the third quarter, as heavy investments in its deepwater, pre-salt zone showed signs of paying off.

Explainer: Translating TOR - How Brazil's $26 billion oil rights auction works

17 Oct 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO Brazil's Senate passed the main text of a bill late on Tuesday defining the distribution of proceeds from a blockbuster auction of oil prospecting rights, a key milestone for the enormous offshore region known as TOR - the 'transfer-of-rights' area.

EXPLAINER-Translating TOR: How Brazil's $26 bln oil rights auction works

16 Oct 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct 16 Brazil's Senate passed the main text of a bill late on Tuesday defining the distribution of proceeds from a blockbuster auction of oil prospecting rights, a key milestone for the enormous offshore region known as TOR - the 'transfer-of-rights' area.

Brazil raises $2.2 billion in oil auction; Total, Petronas invest big

10 Oct 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO Ten companies on Thursday agreed to pay more than $2 billion for the exploration and production rights in 12 offshore oil blocks in Brazil, in what could be a promising sign for even bigger upcoming oil auctions.

BP, Shell among bidders in $800 million Brazilian oil auction

10 Oct 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct 10 BP PLC, Chevron Corp and Royal Dutch Shell PLC are among firms that will compete for exploration and production rights off the Brazilian coast on Thursday, in the first of three oil bidding rounds scheduled for coming weeks.

Brazil says oil in spill along northeast beaches not Brazilian

27 Sep 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO/SAO PAULO Brazil's environmental agency Ibama said on Thursday that an analysis of a vast oil spill along the country's northeastern beaches showed the spilled crude did not originate in the country.

Brazil investigates oil spill in northeast beaches

26 Sep 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept 26 Brazil's Navy and state-controlled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA have concluded after investigating an oil spill along the northeastern coast of the country that it was not produced in Brazil.

Brazil's Petrobras confronts new foe: fuel thieves

20 Sep 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO Brazilian state-run oil firm Petrobras has in the last five years battled an epic corruption probe, a crippling recession and unsteady crude prices.

Brazil police accuse Vale and TÜV SÜD of fraud before dam burst - document

20 Sep 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO Brazilian federal police proposed criminal charges against Vale SA, auditor TÜV SÜD and 13 of their employees, alleging fraud in relation to a deadly dam collapse in January, according to a document seen by Reuters on Friday.

Vale misled public on dangerous dams, prompting Brazil probe - source

18 Sep 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO/BRASILIA/SAO PAULO Faced with public outrage after its second mining dam collapse in four years killed at least 240 people in Brazil, Vale SA misrepresented what it had done to shut down its riskiest dams, a review of the company's statements shows.

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