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: 9768

Monday, August 15, 2022

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: 6178

Monday, July 26, 2021
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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: 1095

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: 1753

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: 2323

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: 3382

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: 123

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: 192

Tuesday, October 29, 2019
People work to remove an oil spill on Suape beach in Cabo de Santo Agostinho
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: 12

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: 9

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: 9

Friday, July 13, 2018

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: 22

Wednesday, January 3, 2018
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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: 7

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: 80

Monday, November 6, 2017
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Petrobras Seeks Halt to Drillship Operations After Accident

By Aluisio Alves and Marta Nogueira SAO PAULO/RIO DE JANEIRO, Nov 6 (Reuters) – Brazil’s state-controlled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA has

November 6, 2017
Total Views: 55

Friday, June 9, 2017

Petrobras Reports Explosion Aboard Drillship in Brazil

SAO PAULO, June 9 (Reuters) – Brazil’s state-controlled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA on Friday reported an explosion on the NS 32 drill ship,

June 9, 2017
Total Views: 23

Friday, October 28, 2016
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Petrobras Cancels 17 Tanker Orders

By Marta Nogueira (Reuters) – The transportation unit of Brazil’s state-controlled oil company Petrobras said on Thursday that it planned

October 28, 2016
Total Views: 127

Thursday, October 6, 2016
Maritime News

Brazil Opens Offshore Oil Fields to Companies Other Than Petrobras

By Sabrina Valle and Samy Adghirni (Bloomberg) — Brazil’s Congress voted on Wednesday night to open up its pre-salt oil fields to foreign

October 6, 2016
Total Views: 4

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Video: Fire On Platform Supply Vessel in Brazil

The platform supply vessel UP Safira suffered a fire Tuesday in Macaé, Brazil. The vessel is currently on a 4-year charter contract with Petrobras, which

August 31, 2016
Total Views: 77

Friday, May 27, 2016
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Maritime News

Foreign Companies Named in Brazil’s “Car Wash” Probe

May 27 (Reuters) – Brazilian police said this week they were investigating local units of three international steelmakers in a massive corruption

May 27, 2016
Total Views: 84