Tagged With Brazil
Petrobras set for divestment hit
19 June 2020
Economic reality is likely to stall the breakneck speed of the Brazilian firm’s asset sales plan
Transition slips down the Latin American energy priority list
17 June 2020
State-controlled energy companies are well placed to lead the decarbonisation vanguard but must weigh other key government priorities
Petrobras issues stark warning on oil
21 May 2020
Brazilian heavyweight announces huge losses on assets it believes are no longer commercially viable
China turns the taps off
1 May 2020
Economic growth may be rebounding, but demand for Latin American crude remains minimal
Petrobras targets low-hanging fruit
8 April 2020
Brazilian company revises spending and downgrades production from high-cost assets to lessen financial burden
Minimising Brazil’s economic pain
30 March 2020
Crucial government steps are needed to offset imminent financial distress caused by bottomed-out oil prices and a global health pandemic
Downturn hits Latin America’s upstream hard
24 March 2020
Worsening economic conditions set to slash oil production growth in the region
Petrobras’ pre-salt focus pays off
3 March 2020
Brazilian NOC’s commitment to the offshore province and portfolio overhaul is helping offset unstable commodity prices
Total defies the odds
14 February 2020
Succession of acquisitions and project ramp-ups help strengthen the company’s portfolio in a tough environment for the sector
Brazil may reap geopolitical uncertainty reward
13 December 2019
Investor interest in the country’s oil sector should grow, particularly given challenges elsewhere
Latin America to attract 2020s upstream investment dollar
12 December 2019
The region is well-placed to shrug off any transition headwinds, according to Welligence
Petrobras defers production boom
6 December 2019
Brazilian heavyweight revises down its output projections as it focuses on the long-term
Brazil-Bolivia gas talks suspended
3 December 2019
Pipeline contract deadline looms as Brazil increasingly turns to LNG
Landmark Brazilian auction falls flat
11 November 2019
Enormous offshore pre-salt reserves fail to entice IOCs to the Transfer of Rights surplus bidding round
Petrobras ramps up production
22 October 2019
Expanding output from the pre-salt province starts to bear fruit for the Brazilian company
Brazil sets licensing round record
11 October 2019
South American nation collects over $2bn in signing bonuses from opening oil auction
Brazil prepares for a big win
6 September 2019
The Transfer of Rights Surplus Bidding Round promises to attract a bevy of international players and generate enormous rewards for the government
Brazil gets moving on gas competition
16 August 2019
The government has progressed on freeing Petrobras from its unwanted dominance of the domestic gas market
Petrobras lowers capex budget
6 August 2019
Brazilian company re-evaluates spending strategy while focusing on divestment
Petrobras breathes easy
3 April 2019
Brazilian company posts best financial results since bribery scandal
Petrobras keeps cutting
15 March 2019
The Brazilian company will need to maintain momentum to meet its ambitious divestment objectives
Latin American producers aim to stem the tide
4 January 2019
Is the fragile market cracking under pressure? Despite some ambitious growth-oriented investments, some of the continent's traditional big guns will be facing challenges in 2019
Upstream sector stabilises as prices lift
3 January 2019
A sign of changing times
Seesawing year for Latin American producers
17 December 2018
Brazil was hoping to start a new page in 2018, while Mexico’s new president also announced changes. But Venezuela continued its precipitous decline
New Petrobras boss gets warm reception
7 December 2018
Appointment of ‘Chicago Boy’ to head state-owned giant reinforces reform agenda optimism
Brazil finding the balance
1 November 2018
The country faces key downstream and infrastructure challenges