As informed, the CVM, Brazilian equivalent to the US Securities and Exchange Commission, imposed accusations to eight people, including two ex-CEOs of the company, related to irregularities in the contracting process for three drill ships.
Petrobras and ExxonMobil will evaluate areas of common interest across all sectors of the oil and gas production value chain, including opportunities for collaboration in exploration, production, gas and chemicals both inside and outside Brazil.
Royal Dutch Shell announced that Brazil awarded them and their partners with three, 35-year production sharing contracts for pre-salt blocks located in the Santos Basin, out of the eight blocks on offer. This is expected to contribute to the reestablishment of the oil and gas sector in Brazil.
The project is funded by Shell Brazil and is a partnership with UFRJ-COPPE EMBRAPII. The primary goal is to extend the safe operational life of flexible risers and to reduce operational risk and increase the life expectancy of flexible risers.
Statoil Brasil Oleo e Gas has awarded Seadrill rig contracts for exploration drilling in the Santos basin. The fixed contract scope includes one exploration well and one drill stem test, which are part of the license commitments of the exploration phase.
The International Bunker Industry Association contributed to a discussion at the International Maritime Organization’s MSC 98, last week, regarding the potential impact on ship safety associated with meeting demand for fuels complying with the 0.50% sulphur limit, that is due to take effect on 1 January 2020.
Scientists at the Research Center for Gas Innovation are planning a roadmap to assess the technological, economic and environmental factors that could influence the use of Natural Gas as marine fuel in Brazil. The feasibility study is supported by FAPESP, BG Group-Shell and various research institutions,
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