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Friday, February 13, 2015
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Seadrill Erases $1.1 Billion Worth of Brazilian Offshore Drilling Work

Seadrill reports today contract extensions with Petrobras for their ultra-deepwater semi-submersible drilling rigs West Taurus and West Eminence will likely

February 13, 2015
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Sunday, February 8, 2015
Keppel FELS Denies Involvement in Petrobras Bribery Scandal

Keppel FELS Denies Involvement in Petrobras Bribery Scandal

Last week, a huge corruption scandal at Petrobras resulted in an entire change-out of the top leadership at the Brazilian energy major.  A report by

February 8, 2015
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Wednesday, February 4, 2015
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Petrobras’ Top Management Resigns in Brazil Corruption Case

By Sabrina Valle and Denyse Godoy (Bloomberg) — Petroleo Brasileiro SA Chief Executive Officer Maria das Gracas Foster and five of her top managers

February 4, 2015
Total Views: 8

Tuesday, December 9, 2014
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Brazil’s Top Prosecutor Says Petrobras Management Should Go

Brazil's prosecutor-general Rodrigo Janot on Tuesday called for the replacement of state-controlled oil company Petrobras' top management and punishment of

December 9, 2014
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Sunday, December 7, 2014
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FPSO Cidade de Mangaratiba Begins 20-Year Charter in Santos Basin

MODEC announced today the FPSO Cidade de Mangaratiba MV24 achieved first oil in October at block BM-S-11 in Santos Basin offshore Brazil.  The vessel is on

December 7, 2014
Total Views: 33

Wednesday, December 3, 2014
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Petrobras’s $100 Million Man Tops Graft Haul in Corruption Probe

Brazil’s biggest money laundering and corruption scandal just got bigger with a high-level executive’s pledge to return $100 million and testify against

December 3, 2014
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Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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SPOTD: FPSO Cidade de Ilhabela Departs Brasa

The FPSO Cidade de Ilhabela sailed away from the Niteroi-Rio based Brasa shipyard yesterday, enroute to block BM-S-9 at the Sapinhoá Field offshore Brazil

September 16, 2014
Total Views: 19

Friday, August 1, 2014
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Japan Offers $700 Million in Support of Brazilian Shipbuilding and Dry Bulk Exports

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe touted the success of his economic policies on a visit to Brazil on Friday and said it was time for the two nations to expand

August 1, 2014
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Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Petrobras’ Overwhelmed Ship Suppliers Seek Waiver on Asian Help

By Sabrina Valle and Mario Sergio Lima July 24 (Bloomberg) — Petroleo Brasileiro SA’s vessel suppliers are urging Brazil to ease limits on

July 24, 2014
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Monday, July 7, 2014
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Petrobras Says End of SBM Contracts Could Cut Profit by $15 Billion

Profit at Petrobras, Brazil's state-led oil company, could be reduced by $15 billion between 2014 and 2018 if it had to suspend oil platform contracts with

July 7, 2014
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Wednesday, May 7, 2014
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Saipem’s FDS 2 Gains More Work Offshore Brazil

Petrobras has awarded further subsea installation work to Saipem today within the Santos Basin Pre-Salt region utilizing their Field Development Ship 2 (FDS

May 7, 2014
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Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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Petrobras, Mitsui To Study LNG Import Terminal In Brazil’s South

RIO DE JANEIRO, April 16 (Reuters) – Brazil’s state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA and Japanese trading house Mitsui Corp will study

April 16, 2014
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Thursday, April 10, 2014
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McDermott Finishes Papa Terra TLP Installation Offshore Brazil

McDermott International has announced the successful installation this week of the P-61 Tension Leg Wellhead Platform (TLWP) for the PPT BV Joint Venture,

April 10, 2014
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Thursday, March 20, 2014
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McDermott’s LV105 to Lay Deepwater Flexibles for Petrobras

McDermott International’s Lay Vessel North Ocean 105 (LV105), a deepwater reeled pipelay installation vessel, will be heading to work at Brazil’s

March 20, 2014
Total Views: 212

Sunday, February 23, 2014
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Petrobras’ Safety Issues in Campos Basin May Cause More Work Stoppages

Brazil's state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA could face new production stoppages on platforms in the Campos Basin if it does not resolve lingering

February 23, 2014
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Tuesday, October 29, 2013
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Farstad Awarded Major Contracts Offshore Brazil

Farstad announced a major new charter contracts today with Petrobras worth upwards of USD $186 million for the IMR vessel Far Saga (2001, UT 745 L) and the

October 29, 2013
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Monday, October 21, 2013
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Petrobras-Led Consortium Wins Libra Offshore Oilfield Auction

By Jeb Blount and Sabrina Lorenzi RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct 21 (Reuters) – Brazilian state-run energy company Petrobras teamed up with European oil majors and

October 21, 2013
Total Views: 1

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Subsea 7 Wins $600 Million in Contracts from Petrobras

Subsea 7 S.A. (Oslo Børs: SUBC) announced the award of a pair of contracts from Petrobras today worth over $600 million. The contracts are for operation of

October 21, 2013
Total Views: 20

Thursday, October 10, 2013
Brazil Oil Union Plans Indefinite Strike

Brazil Oil Union Plans Indefinite Strike

Brazil's national oil worker's federation could start an indefinite strike on Oct. 17 if a pay dispute with state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileira SA is not

October 10, 2013
Total Views: 3

Saturday, September 21, 2013

Brazil Ready To Finance Petrobras In Offshore Oil Auction

RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept 20 (Reuters) – Brazil’s government plans to finance state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA’s participation in the

September 21, 2013
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