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Rnest Opening Delayed

The contracts have created an imbalance in the refinery's accounts, with damages estimated at US$ 143 MM Brazil's Federal Court of Audit (TCU) has recommended the suspension of federal spending for…

Refineries Processing Down 3.7%

The biggest drop occurred at Reduc (pictured), whose daily oil processing in September was down 25% compared to August Petrobras refineries processed 61.77 million barrels of oil in September, an average of…

Itaboraí-Guapimirim Gas Pipeline

The pipeline will interconnect the UPGNs of the Comperj to the Guapimirim delivery station, which is connected to Gasduc III. Petrobras has contracted the capacity to transport natural gas through the…

ANP Approves Tanks For Rnest

The ANP has authorized the pre-operation of three tanks for ballasting oil for the start of the first refining train at the Abreu e Lima Refinery (Rnest), in Pernambuco state. The tanks TQ-61007, TQ-61009 and TQ-61010…

104 MM M³/day Gas Consumed

The average for the year is 99.2, up from 89.6 MM m³/day observed throughout 2013 Consumption of natural gas in August stood at 104.82 million cubic meters per day, the highest amount recorded this…

Premium I: Proposals In December

The winner of the bid, in addition to designing and building the facility, will be responsible for process water Petrobras has scheduled December 10 as the date for submission of bids for construction and…

300 Km Pipeline

The distribution gas pipeline will be run approximately 300 km and is 10 inches in diameter. Bahiagás on Thursday (September 25) initiated the bidding process for construction of what can be considered the largest…

UTC Compresses Natural Gas

The UTC received authorization to operate a natural gas compression unit for well 3-AURI-23- RN, in the Periquito field in the Potiguar Basin. The Brazilian National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels (ANP)'s decision was…

Chariot To Hire Seismic Work

Chariot has kicked off preparations for the exploitation of four blocks contracted in the 11th Bidding Round in the Barreirinhas Basin, and plans to start a 3D seismic survey next year. According to the manager of Exploration for the…

Deal Extended

Braskem and Petrobras have added a new clause to the contract for the supply of petrochemical naphtha that will remain in effect until February 2015. The terms of the current contract will remain in force and the price will be adjusted…

Authorities Halt Comperj

The municipality of Maricá, Rio de Janeiro state, through the Municipal Secretary of Urban Development, issued an order to Petrobras to halt work on the Comperj emission control pipeline, in the area of Itaipuaçu. The…

Base In Itajaí

The National Petroleum Agency (ANP) authorized on Thursday (August 28) the expansion of the Ipiranga distribution base in Itajaí, Santa Catarina state. The distributor plans to build a vertical air tank, for Class II products. The…