Thursday, September 14, 2023
Drillship Offshore Brazil

Transocean Announces $486 Million Drillship Contract in Brazil

Offshore drilling contractor Transocean has announced a three-year contract for its newbuild ultra-deepwater drillship Deepwater Aquila in Brazil. The contract

September 14, 2023
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Friday, June 2, 2023
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Petrobras Using Carbon Capture to Ramp Up Gas Production, Raising Sustainability Questions

(Bloomberg) — Brazil’s state-controlled oil giant Petrobras is capturing and storing a growing amount of carbon dioxide below the seabed in a

June 2, 2023
Total Views: 914

Tuesday, May 30, 2023
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A Coral Reef Threatens to Derail Brazil’s Best Bet on Oil Output Growth

(Bloomberg) — A reef habitat near the mouth of the Amazon River is threatening to derail Brazil’s biggest bet on expanding oil output. State-controlled

May 30, 2023
Total Views: 975

Thursday, May 18, 2023
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Brazil Blocks Drilling at Key Offshore Exploration Zone

(Bloomberg) — Brazil’s environmental authority has rejected Petrobras’s request to drill its first well at an offshore oil frontier known as the

May 18, 2023
Total Views: 2348

Tuesday, March 7, 2023
Valaris to Reactivate DS-8 Drillship for Petrobras Contract in Brazil

Valaris to Reactivate DS-8 Drillship for Petrobras Contract in Brazil

Offshore drilling contractor Valaris will reactivate its ultra-deepwater drillship DS-8 for a three-year contract with Brazilian state-owned energy company

March 7, 2023
Total Views: 2595

Monday, March 6, 2023
Petrobras and Equinor to Evaluate Seven Offshore Wind Projects in Brazil

Petrobras and Equinor to Evaluate Seven Offshore Wind Projects in Brazil

Brazilian state-owned oil and gas company Petrobras has signed a letter of intent with Equinor, the Norwegian multinational energy company, to expand their

March 6, 2023
Total Views: 1374

Saturday, January 21, 2023
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Oil Rig That’s Treading Water Is Costing Brazil $1 Million a Day

By Mariana Durao and Peter Millard (Bloomberg) –The conflict between Brazil’s ambitions to become a more responsible environmental steward while

January 21, 2023
Total Views: 10186

Monday, August 15, 2022
Keppel Lands $2.9 Billion Contract to Construct One of the World’s Largest FPSOs

Keppel Lands $2.9 Billion Contract to Construct One of the World’s Largest FPSOs

Singaporean shipbuilder Keppel Offshore & Marine has won a $2.9 billion contract to construct one of the world’s largest FPSOs for Brazil’s

August 15, 2022
Total Views: 6249

Monday, July 26, 2021
Drillship Offshore Brazil

Oil Majors Hunt for One Last Big Discovery Off Brazil

Last year, Brazil was one of the few that raised output, adding more than any other non-OPEC country apart from Norway, and it wants to double crude output by

July 26, 2021
Total Views: 1097

Monday, June 21, 2021
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Maersk Supply Service Wins Major Contract in Brazil

Maersk Supply Service has announced a major contract win that involves pre-laying mooring anchors for the newbuild Mero 2 floating production storage and

June 21, 2021
Total Views: 1762

Tuesday, May 11, 2021
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Keppel Wins $2.3 Billion FPSO Contract from Petrobras

Keppel Offshore & Marine has been awarded a $2.3 billion contract to build a Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel for Brazil’s

May 11, 2021
Total Views: 2326

Friday, December 11, 2020
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Brazil Prosecutors Sue Maersk and Others Alleging Corruption

By Gram Slattery and Sabrina Valle RIO DE JANEIRO, Dec 11 (Reuters) – Federal prosecutors in Brazil filed a civil lawsuit against

December 11, 2020
Total Views: 3384

Tuesday, September 29, 2020
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Maritime News

Golar LNG Unit CEO Takes Leave of Absence Amid Brazil Corruption Investigation

Sept 29 (Reuters) – Golar LNG said on Tuesday Hygo Energy Transition Ltd Chief Executive Officer Eduardo Antonello has taken leave of absence with

September 29, 2020
Total Views: 130

Thursday, July 23, 2020
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Shell Drills Dry Hole Offshore Brazil, Dimming Hope for Brazilian Oil

By Peter Millard (Bloomberg) –Royal Dutch Shell Plc has just drilled a dry hole in Brazil’s premier offshore region, a sign state-controlled Petrobras

July 23, 2020
Total Views: 199

Tuesday, October 29, 2019
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Maritime News

Mystery Oil Spill May Be Worst Environmental ‘Attack’ in Brazil’s History, Petrobras CEO Says

RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct 29 (Reuters) – Oil slicks washing up on beaches along more than 2,000 kilometers (1,240 miles) of Brazil’s northeast coastline

October 29, 2019
Total Views: 16

Friday, October 19, 2018
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Maritime News

Exxon Makes Major Bet on Brazil as Petrobras Eases Its Grip

By Sabrina Valle and Kevin Crowley (Bloomberg) — In a single year, Exxon Mobil Corp. has gone from being a tiny bit player in Brazil to the

October 19, 2018
Total Views: 18

Friday, September 28, 2018
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Maritime News

Petrobras to Pay $853 Million U.S. Fine in Car Wash Probe

By Carolina Mandl SAO PAULO, Sept 27 (Reuters) – Petróleo Brasileiro SA will pay an $853.2 million fine to settle charges that former executives and

September 28, 2018
Total Views: 10

Friday, July 13, 2018
Brazil Charges Former Vantage Drilling CEO with Corruption

Brazil Charges Former Vantage Drilling CEO with Corruption

BRASILIA, July 12 (Reuters) – Brazilian federal prosecutors on Thursday charged the former chief executive of U.S. oil services company Vantage Drilling

July 13, 2018
Total Views: 31

Wednesday, January 3, 2018
petrobras carwash probe

Petrobras to Pay $2.95 Billion to Settle U.S. Class Action Over Corruption

By Brendan Pierson NEW YORK, Jan 3 (Reuters) – Brazil’s state-controlled oil company, Petroleo Brasileiro SA, said Wednesday that it has agreed to

January 3, 2018
Total Views: 8

Thursday, December 7, 2017
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BSEE: Worker Killed Aboard Petrobras 10000 Drillship in U.S. Gulf of Mexico

A drillship worker was killed last week in an accident on the rig floor of a Petrobras-contracted drillship in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico about 172 miles south of

December 7, 2017
Total Views: 115


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