Tagged With Brazil
Petrobras eyes Gulf of Mexico exit
12 October 2021
The NOC has added another sale to its long list of divestment targets
Brazil suffers acreage sale setback
11 October 2021
Bidding round deemed a disappointment after most operators steer clear
Brazil fails to prevent energy crisis
7 October 2021
Government inaction and rapidly changing climate have combined to highlight the importance of diversifying the country’s energy mix
Giant oil and gas discoveries may prove irrelevant
5 October 2021
The energy transition is increasing the risk of huge discoveries becoming stranded indefinitely
Petrobras refinery sales stutter
4 October 2021
Pledge to divest half of the company’s refining capacity by year-end is starting to look doubtful
Maha Energy targets onshore Brazilian ramp-up
2 September 2021
The operator is expanding its footprint in the country’s northeast and has drilling plans for the Middle East
Alvopetro eyes expanding Brazilian gas market
31 August 2021
The company has plenty of onshore growth opportunities to match its midstream capacity and increase its stake in the country’s upstream
Private sector takes a beating in Latin America
26 August 2021
Political and financial motivations vary, but the region is noticeably lurching towards greater resource nationalism
LNG prices may be set for strong Q4
24 August 2021
Supply- and demand-side factors pushed contracts to multi-year highs in recent months and may continue to lend support going into the fourth quarter
Geopark looks to shed assets
12 August 2021
The operator is doubling down on its core Colombian asset base, divesting non-core assets across South America
Petrobras’ recipe for upstream success
9 August 2021
Fading market volatility and rising global energy demand should boost the operator’s focus on pre-salt crude growth
3R Petroleum targets Petrobras’ portfolio
26 July 2021
The independent is rapidly expanding its footprint in Brazil and may not have finished just yet
Turning up the heat on Brazil’s gas reforms
15 July 2021
Extreme dry spell is highlighting the need to kickstart the country’s gas liberalisation efforts
Brazil’s big spenders
1 July 2021
Upstream firms are opening their wallets again as offshore prospects look more lucrative
Take two for Brazilian bidding round
28 June 2021
The auctioning process for the Transfer of Rights fields has been streamlined, and hopes are high for a better showing at the end of the year
Karoon makes a splash
24 June 2021
The previously exploration-focused firm has expanded its footprint offshore Brazil and is now eyeing further production opportunities
Latin American divestment drive opens door to buyers
25 May 2021
Portfolio rebalancing is helping boost M&A activity across the continent
Asian crude demand boosts Petrobras
20 May 2021
Surging pre-salt oil production will rely on the region for future revenues and rising exports
Latin America pivots to digital
20 April 2021
The pandemic has showcased the importance of reaching digital maturity, and state oil companies are taking notice
Petrobras refinery sale in limbo
13 April 2021
Downstream divestment programme at risk as federal office scrutinises auction
Lula return casts a cloud for Petrobras
16 March 2021
Court case vindication could open the door to next year’s election, with implications for the NOC and wider energy reforms
Latin America plays catch-up
4 March 2021
The pandemic wreaked havoc on NOC balance sheets in 2020, but the region still has some competitive advantages
Petrobras bucks the trend
3 March 2021
The company’s pre-salt portfolio helped offset last year’s economic crisis, but investors will still be nervous about potential downstream interference
Petrobras inks downstream sale
11 February 2021
Divestments have struggled to get going amid tough economic conditions, but could the first refinery sale prise open the door?
Latin American M&A rallies
25 November 2020
Asset sales in the region are again starting to lure buyers after a tough financial year
Pre-salt buoys Petrobras
23 October 2020
Booming crude production in the region is helping to offset financial shock caused by Covid-19