Sunday, July 17, 2011
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Brazil Petrobras June Total Gas, Oil Output At 2.641 Million BOE/Day

RIO DE JANEIRO -(Dow Jones)- Brazilian state-run energy giant Petroleo Brasileiro (PBR, PETR4.BR), or Petrobras, said late Friday that total crude oil and natural gas production rose in June as...

July 17, 2011
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Wednesday, June 29, 2011
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Brazil Port Capacity Set To Reach 1 Bln Tons/Year Cargo End 2012 – Secretariat

RIO DE JANEIRO (Dow Jones)–Cargo handling capacity at Brazil’s ports is set to rise to 1 billion metric tons a year in late 2012 or early 2013, from 834 million...

June 29, 2011
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Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Engineering News

Rolls-Royce wins offshore supply vessel order in Brazil

The UT 700 series platform supply vessel courtesy Rolls-Royce On the heels of yesterdays annoucement from Incat Crowther that it has won a contract to design a 45m Monohull Crew...

June 15, 2011
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Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Brazil Officials Prevent Petrobras from Restarting Offshore Platform

RIO DE JANEIRO— (Dow Jones & Company) Brazilian labor officials prohibited Petroleo Brasileiro SA, or Petrobras, from restarting operations at a troubled offshore platform until safety issues are addressed, as...

June 8, 2011
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Wednesday, May 25, 2011

VALE BRASIL – World’s largest ore carrier loaded in Brazil

The world’s largest ore carrier, Vale Brasil, was loaded for the first time Tuesday at Pier I at Ponta da Madeira Port Terminal (TPPM) in Brazil. The vessel was loaded...

May 25, 2011
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Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Engineering News

First of Four ‘X-BOW’ Designed PSV’s For Brazil Shipowner Launched

The first of two platform supply vessels (PSVs) of the PX106 type design was successfully launched from Alianca shipyard in Brazil mid-April. The vessel is the first of four X-BOW®...

April 27, 2011
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Tuesday, March 29, 2011
Engineering News

Early delivery pays off for Keppel

Zero lost time incidents and the record four month early delivery of the Alpha Star, a DSS 38 ultra deepwater semisubmersible rig, to Brazil’s Queiroz Galvão Óleo e Gás (QGOG)...

March 29, 2011
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Thursday, March 3, 2011

Petrobas announces program to strengthen Brazilian shipping industry

Petrobras yesterday announced the balance of the Brazilian Shipping Companies Program (EBN), part of a set of initiatives designed to reduce dependence on the foreign ocean freight market. The program...

March 3, 2011
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Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Petrobas scores again in Santos Basin

Petrobras today announced the discovery of a new accumulation of good quality oil (26º API) in the Santos Basin pre-salt reservoirs. The discovery resulted from drilling well 4-BRSA-818 (4-RJS-668), named...

February 16, 2011
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Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Bureau Veritas speeds deepwater development with Brazilian university

International classification society Bureau Veritas has agreed a technical co-operation deal with COPPE/UFRJ, the Ocean Engineering department of the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, to set up a joint...

February 15, 2011
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Monday, February 14, 2011
Engineering News

Keppel FELS Brasil secures two FPSO topside contracts worth R$500 million

Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M), through its subsidiary Keppel FELS Brasil, has secured two contracts totalling R$500 million (approx. S$381.4 million) – one from Single Buoy Moorings Inc....

February 14, 2011
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Friday, February 11, 2011

Petrobras approves order for 7 deepwater rigs for $4.64B

Petrobras’ board of directors approved the bidding process for the construction, in Brazil, of the first seven of a total of 28 offshore drilling rigs intended to meet its long-term...

February 11, 2011
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Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Transpetro opens 342 positions for Brazil’s Merchant Marine officers

Monday, Transpetro, Petrobras’ subsidiary for transportation logistics, called for the immediate admission of 342 officers of the Merchant Marine to man the vessels operating in its fleet. The period to...

February 8, 2011
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Tuesday, January 25, 2011

McDermott to Perform Subsea Engineering and Installation of Flexible Pipelines and Umbilicals for Petrobras Offshore Brazil on Multi Year Contract

HOUSTON (BUSINESS WIRE) — McDermott International, Inc. (NYSE:MDR), this week announced that its subsea construction vessel “Agile” has been contracted by Petrobras to install subsea flexible pipelines and umbilicals in...

January 25, 2011
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Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Noble Corporation Announces Letter of Intent for New Five and a Half Year Contract and Provides Update on Brazil Operations

ZUG, Switzerland, Jan. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Noble Corporation (NYSE: NE) has announced that a subsidiary has signed a Letter of Intent (“LOI”) with a subsidiary of Royal...

January 18, 2011
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Thursday, January 13, 2011
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Brazil Refuses Entry Of British Warship

Brazil has refused to allow Royal Navy ship HMS Clyde dock in Rio de Janeiro, it has emerged. The Foreign Office has confirmed that HMS Clyde was diverted to Chile...

January 13, 2011
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Wednesday, January 12, 2011

OGX hits hydrocarbon accumulations in Campos Basin

RIO DE JANEIRO– OGX Petróleo e Gás Participações S.A. (“OGX”) (Bovespa: OGXP3, OTC: OGXPY), the Brazilian oil and gas company responsible for the largest private sector exploratory campaign in Brazil,...

January 12, 2011
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Friday, January 7, 2011

Brazil’s Santos Basin field development continues with the addition of two more FPSOs

BG Group and partners today announced a tender process for the charter of two further Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessels to be used in the full field development...

January 7, 2011
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Wednesday, January 5, 2011

OGX, Maersk Oil announce hydrocarbon find in Campos Basin

RIO DE JANEIRO–OGX Petróleo e Gás Participações S.A. (“OGX”) (Bovespa: OGXP3, OTC: OGXPY), the Brazilian oil and gas company responsible for the largest private sector exploratory campaign in Brazil, announced...

January 5, 2011
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Thursday, December 30, 2010

Maersk Oil expands in Brazil with acquisition

The fully owned subsidiary of A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S, Maersk Olie og Gas A/S (“Maersk Oil”), has agreed with SK Energy Co., Ltd. to acquire SK do Brasil Ltda. for...

December 30, 2010
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