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Tag: Brazil's National Petroleum Agency

  • Friday, September 20th 2019 - 09:57 UTC

    Bolsonaro: Petrobras behind fuel price increase, not government

     Bolsonaro promised to “do everything in accordance with the law to defend the consumer.”

    Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro Thursday explained that his government had nothing to do with the rise in the price of gasoline and diesel fuel, which followed the raid on Saudi Arabian facilities over the weekend.

  • Saturday, September 29th 2012 - 08:33 UTC

    Petrobras asks court to lift ban on Swiss rig supplier and Chevron

    The Brazilian energy giant depends heavily on the two companies

    Brazilian energy giant Petrobras on Friday asked a Rio do Janeiro court to lift a ban on operations of rig owner Transocean in connection with a major ocean oil spill last year. The company filed a civil action as “injured third party” to press for the immediate lifting of a July 31 injunction ordering US oil firm Chevron and Switzerland-based Transocean to stop drilling and shipping activities in Brazil within 30 days.