Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Friday, February 13, 2015
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.
Thursday, February 12, 2015
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.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
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.
Saturday, December 6, 2014
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.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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...
Monday, October 20, 2014
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.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
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.
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Monday, May 13, 2013
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
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...
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Friday, November 16, 2012
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...
Monday, October 1, 2012
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....
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Saturday, September 8, 2012
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
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...
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
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...
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