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Access To Data

The interpreted data is capaple to indicate the attractiveness of an area The National Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels Agency (ANP) today (October 20) held a public hearing for presentation of the draft…

New Rules For Distribution

The objective of the ANP is to increase the level of responsibility of the companies with regard to supply the market The National Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels Agency (ANP) approved a new resolution…

New Environmental Accident Tool

The system separates the registration of accidents involving oil spills and products deemed hazardous Federal environmental regulator Ibama has launched the National Environmental Emergencies System (Siema) tool, containing…

ANP Defines 13th Round Sectors

The director general of the ANP, Magda Chambriard confirmed that the agency's idea is to offer areas in mature basins, shallow waters and new offshore frontiers, focusing on areas in Brazil's Margem Leste …

Equatorial Margin Discussion

Ibama is talking to local communities affected by exploration of the Equatorial Margin ( iStock Photos ) Ibama has begun working to communicate with the communities that will be affected by the exploration of the…

Lower Import Taxes On Hybrid Cars

The federal government last week announced a reduction in import taxes for hybrid vehicles that cannot be recharged by plugging into an electric socket. The lower tax rate will last until the end of 2015 and will range between 0% and 7%,…

In Rio, Indeed

Amid concerns of from oil industry executives that the next edition of the biennial industry conference and trade show, Rio Oil & Gas 2016, would be held in São Paulo because of the Rio 2016 Olympics (as was reported yesterday…

Silence at CPMI

Petrobras' former director of Supply, Paulo Roberto Costa, chose to remain silent on questions posed by Brazilian congressmen during a Joint Parliamentary Committee of Inquiry (CPMI) on Petrobras, which was held today (September…

Marina Would Stay In Pre-Salt

On Thursday (September 11), Brazilian presidential candidate, Marina Silva (Brazilian Socialist Party), said that, if elected, she would continue to develop the pre-salt and maintain the local content policy. Silva made her comments…

Subsea Pipes In The Crosshairs

The source of many problems, and frequently used to justify the very limited growth in production of Petrobras in recent years, incidents with platforms are not necessarily the result of problems on the topside. In December of last year,…

Marina Silva Ignores Pre-salt

The chapter dealing with the energy sector of the economy in the government program of the PSB presidential candidate and current leader in the polls, Marina Silva, makes no reference whatever with regard to plans for the development and…

BNDES To Finance Solar Microgeneration

The Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES) is studying a way to finance photovoltaic microgeneration. Although the bank has no way to directly conclude transactions with consumers, it provides financing to companies interested in, for…