Tuesday, June 2, 2015
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U.S. Alerted In Brazil’s Offshore Bribery Scandal

by Sabrina Valle (Bloomberg) Prosecutors investigating Brazil’s largest corruption scandal say they notified the U.S. Department of Justice of evidence that at least four foreign companies allegedly paid bribes to win...

June 2, 2015
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Friday, February 13, 2015
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Brazil Oil Regulator Pushed Petrobras to Boost FPSO’s Output Before Accident

Brazil's oil regulator ordered state-run oil company Petrobras to study ways to boost output on a floating natural gas and oil production ship a week before a deadly explosion on Wednesday.

February 13, 2015
Total Views: 6

Thursday, February 12, 2015
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Five Killed, Four Missing in Petrobras FPSO Accident – UPDATE

Five people were killed and four are missing following an explosion Wednesday aboard a FPSO in Brazil.

February 12, 2015
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Tuesday, February 10, 2015
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Petrobras Said to Interrupt Drilling at Biggest Brazil Discovery

Petroleo Brasileiro SA halted drilling at its largest oil discovery in deep waters, two people with knowledge of the matter said, underscoring the technical challenges facing the company’s new management team.

February 10, 2015
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Saturday, December 6, 2014
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Maersk Targeted in Petrobras Probe as Graft Scandal Goes Global

Brazilian authorities are investigating foreign companies including AP Moeller-Maersk A/S over allegations they bribed Petroleo Brasileiro SA executives in exchange for contracts, widening the probe from local suppliers to companies working on oil projects around the globe.

December 6, 2014
Total Views: 7

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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Damen to Build Five Brazil-Bound Oil Spill Response Vessels

Damen Shipyards says it has inked a contract with Monaco-based Compagnie Maritime Monégasque SAM for the construction of five Fast Oil Spill Response Vessels for work offshore Brazil. The newbuild OSRV’s...

November 19, 2014
Total Views: 13

Monday, October 20, 2014
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Petrobras Extends Ultra Deepwater Ocean Rig Contracts

Cyprus-based Ocean Rig UDW Inc said on Monday that it signed a $1.1 billion three-year contract with Brazil's state-run oil company, Petroleo Brasileiro SA, to extend a lease on two ultra-deepwater drilling ships.

October 20, 2014
Total Views: 5

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
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Laden Tanker Stuck in Amazon River Mud

A laden product tanker remains aground in the middle of the Amazon River for a seventh day following futile attempts to free the ship.

October 15, 2014
Total Views: 5

Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Maritime News

Ulstein Delivers ‘Polar Onyx’ Offshore Construction Vessel

The offshore construction vessel 'Polar Onyx' has been delivered from the Ulstein Verft shipyard and will soon be ready to set sail for Brazil where she will serve as a pipelay support vessel for Petrobas deepwater projects.

March 4, 2014
Total Views: 58

Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Offshore News

Helix Inks Petrobas Contracts

Houston-based Helix Energy Solutions (NYSE: HLX) announced Tuesday that it has inked agreements with Petrobras to provide well intervention services offshore Brazil.

February 11, 2014
Total Views: 9

Monday, May 13, 2013
Offshore News

Petrobras Raises $11 Billion in Record Bond Sale

Petrobas sold $11 billion of bonds abroad on Monday, the most ever for an emerging- market issuer, as it seeks to develop the biggest offshore oil find in the Americas in more than 30 years.

May 13, 2013
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Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Offshore News

Subsea 7 Awarded 5-Year Contract from Petrobas for Kommandor 3000

Subsea 7 S.A. (SUBC.OS) has just announced the award of a 5-year contract worth over $350 million from Petrobras for the operation of the Pipe Lay Support Vessel (PLSV) Kommandor...

April 9, 2013
Total Views: 9

Thursday, December 13, 2012
Offshore News

Rolls-Royce to Power Seven Drillships in Brazil

Global power systems company Rolls-Royce said Thursday that it has won an order worth more than 100 million pounds to supply integrated power and propulsion systems for seven Petrobas drillships...

December 13, 2012
Total Views: 2

Friday, November 16, 2012
Shipbuilding

Transpetro Gives EAS a Second Chance, Calls for the Construction of Four Tankers

RIO DE JANEIRO—-The transportation arm of Brazilian state-owned energy giant Petroleo Brasileiro SA (PBR, PETR4.BR), or Petrobras, said Friday that it had given troubled shipyard Estaleiro Atlantico Sul the green...

November 16, 2012
Total Views: 1

Monday, October 1, 2012
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Petrobras Sees Transocean Ban Lifted, Proving Who Really Wears the Pants in Brazil

(Bloomberg) — Transocean Ltd., the world’s biggest offshore driller, can keep renting equipment to Petroleo Brasileiro SA after Brazil’s top court partially lifted a ban on operations related to an oil spill....

October 1, 2012
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Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Offshore News

GE Inks Record Contract With Petrobas

General Electric Co. (GE) and Brazilian energy company Petroleo Brasileiro (PBR, PETR4.BR) have signed the world’s largest subsea wellhead production contract, worth nearly $1.1 billion, as GE looks to boost...

September 18, 2012
Total Views: 2

Saturday, September 8, 2012
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Offshore News

Petrobas Seeking Partners in Deepwater U.S. Gulf

Brazilian state-owned oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA, or Petrobras, is seeking a joint-venture partner to invest as much as $4 billion into the company’s deepwater drilling operations in the U.S. Gulf of...

September 8, 2012
Total Views: 0

Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Offshore News

Work Begins on Brazil’s First-Ever FPSO Conversion

RIO DE JANEIRO–Brazilian state energy company Petroleo Brasileiro S/A (PBR, PETR4.BR), or Petrobras, said Tuesday that it had started work to convert an oil tanker into the first floating production...

August 21, 2012
Total Views: 6

Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Offshore News

Batista’s OSX Lands FPSO Work For Petrobas

Petrobras has awarded a more than $900 million contract to OSX to integrate two floating production units, with the option for a third. RIO DE JANEIRO–Brazilian shipbuilder and oil-field services...

August 14, 2012
Total Views: 0

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Batista’s OSX May Win Petrobras Deal on Rival’s Ship Delays

(Bloomberg) — OSX Brasil SA, the shipbuilder controlled by Brazil’s richest man, stands to benefit from a rival’s failure to deliver vessels on time for offshore oil production. So do...

July 11, 2012
Total Views: 1