Brazil News


Petrobras to Name Silva to New Top Strategy Post

Jun 30, 2016

Brazil's state-led oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA plans to appoint Nelson Silva, the former head of BG Plc in Brazil, as chief of strategy and management, a newly created position on its senior management committee, company sources told Reuters…

InterMoor Appoints Moulin as MD in Brazil

Jun 13, 2016

InterMoor, an Acteon company, has appointed Cleiver Moulin as managing director in Brazil. Moulin will be responsible for overseeing InterMoor do Brasil’s business in the region.Moulin joined InterMoor do Brazil in 2010 as a Senior Project…

Brazil Convicts First Engineering Exec in Petrobras Scandal

Jul 20, 2015

Three executives of Brazil's Camargo Correa group were convicted on money laundering, corruption and other charges on Monday, the first construction-industry executives to be sentenced in a giant price fixing and bribery scandal involving state-run oil company Petrobras…

KNOT Orders New Tanker for Charter with BG Group

Jun 18, 2015

Knutsen NYK Offshore Tankers AS (KNOT) has concluded a time-charter contract with Brazil Shipping 1 Limited, a subsidiary of the U.K. energy supplier BG GROUP PLC.  This contract is for a maximum 20-year period starting from the second…

Martek Launches Gas Warehouse in Brazil

Jun 09, 2015

Martek Marine and its brand Fastcalgas have announced the opening of a new distribution warehouse in Brazil. The hub based in Sao Paolo, Brazil is the eighth warehouse opened by Martek to better service their growing customer base with delivery…

Sixth Victim of Petrobras Explosion Found

Feb 18, 2015

A sixth victim of last week's deadly explosion on a Petrobras offshore oil and natural gas production ship has been found, according to a statement on Wednesday from BW Offshore Ltd, which operates the vessel for Brazil's state-run oil company…

MOL Joins Project to Mark Anniversary of Japan, Brazil Treaty

Feb 18, 2015

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. today announced that MOL cooperated in the transport of the “Tachinepta” float (*1) Samba Carnival (*2) Components of the float, weighing about 5 tons in all, were placed into 15 containers and loaded aboard an MOL-operated containership…

Brazil to Avoid Rationing Energy

Jan 31, 2015

Brazil's government is planning to take steps to save energy through more efficient usage to avoid blackouts and the risk of rationing, Energy Minister Eduardo Braga said on Friday.The worst drought in more than 80 years has drained hydroelectric…

UKHO Enhances Brazilian Coverage

Jan 22, 2015

Many of Brazil’s port facilities are being modernized and expanded as Brazilian waters grow busier. The UKHO has produced new and updated charts and Port Approach Guides for Brazilian waters so that customers of ADMIRALTY Nautical Product & Services have access up-to-date and accurate information…

Brazil's QGEP, Petrobras return Exploration Block End Farm-in

Jan 16, 2015

Brazilian natural gas and oil producer QGEP Participacoes SA said on Friday it abandoned an offshore exploration block it owns with Brazil's sate-run oil company Petrobras after deciding continued exploration was not economically viable.The returned block…

Glander International Bunkering Boosts Brazil Presence

Dec 17, 2014

Glander International Bunkering's (GIB) Brazil office has enhanced its presence with increased employee numbers and a new location.As of December 17, 2014, Glander International Bunkering Brazil will increase its staff numbers from 3 to 11 employees…

Petrobras Sets Record in Brazil

Nov 13, 2014

Consolidated Oil and Gas Petrobras in Brazil and abroad, production amounted to 2 million 795 thousand barrels of oil equivalent per day (boe) in October. This volume was 0.5% higher than in September, which was 2 million 781 thousand boe…

WSS Brazil Names Carvalho General Manager

Nov 11, 2014

Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) has appointed Antonio Carvalho Junior as its new General Manager for Brazil. A former mariner, Carvalho brings 26 years of direct industry experience to this role from previous positions in logistics, shipping and ships agency…

Miranda Appointed to Head STAUFF Brazil

Nov 04, 2014

Mario Miranda has been named Managing Director of STAUFF Brazil.Miranda previously served as Commercial Manager for STAUFF Brazil, where he developed a working knowledge of the company. Miranda joined STAUFF with 30 years of experience in the development and implementation of Marketing…

Brazil Setting-up Solar Parks

Nov 01, 2014

Brazil finally entered the solar power sector on Friday, granting contracts for the construction of 31 solar parks as it tries to diversify its sources of generation amid an energy crisis caused by the worst drought in eight decades.Brazil's energy regulator…

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