See our official statement (13/11) on asset sale:
After the approval of its Board of Directors, Petrobras announces that today it has signed the documents selling its 100% shareholding in the wholly owned subsidiary Petrobras Energia Peru (PEP) to China National Petroleum Corporation - CNPC for US$ 2.6 billion.
Please be advised that a false e-mail is circulating about recruitment for various positions at Petrobras.
See our official statement on merger of RNEST:
"Petrobras announces that its Board of Directors, in a meeting held today, approved the proposal to merge Refinaria Abreu e Lima S.A. – RNEST, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Petrobras. The merger will be submitted for analysis and discussion of shareholders during a Special Meeting to be convened at the appropriate time.
See the main items of our financial and operating results over a nine-month period of 2013 , announced Friday:
• Net income from January to September was 29% higher than in 2012 due to higher operating result and lower impact of the exchange rate on the financial result.
See our official statement on Libra Auction Result:
Petrobras announces that the consortium comprised of Petrobras (10%), Shell (20%), Total (20%), CNPC (10%) and CNOOC (10%) was the winner in the 1st Pre-salt bidding round held today by the Brazilian National Petroleum Agency (ANP). With this result, the consortium has acquired rights and obligations to the Libra block.
Petrobras Argentina announces the discovery of a new natural gas reservoir in the El Mangrullo area in the Neuquén province, near the cities of Plaza Huincul and Cutral Co, 130 km from the provincial capital. Although the results from this first well are promising, it is not yet possible to estimate the reserves associated with this discovery. These will be quantified through new studies and drilling.
Petrobras' CEO, Maria das Graças Silva Foster said today (Sept. 18), at a public hearing at the Senate, that we will invest R$4 billion in 2013 and R$21.2 billion from 2013 to 2017 in Information Technology and Telecommunications. To Graça, the huge investment shows the importance the we attach to protecting our strategic information. "At Petrobras, from the moment we arrive at the company, we have a culture of information security," she emphasized.
For the 8th year running, we have been listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index World (DJSI), with the maximum score for Transparency for the 7th time, and another top one for Releases to the Environment. We also stood out in the Social Impact on Communities, Environmental Management Policies/Systems and Risk & Crisis Management criteria.
We announce that our Board of Directors, in a meeting held today, approved the sale of 100% of the shares issued by Petrobras Colombia Limited (PEC) to Perenco for US$ 380 million
Read the clarification issued by our Press Management on Monday (Sept. 9) regarding actions carried out by the United States National Security Agency (NSA):
"With regard to reports published in the last few days indicating PETROBRAS has been a target of intelligence actions carried out by the United States National Security Agency - NSA, PETROBRAS announces that the Company has available to it highly qualified and permanently updated systems designed to protect its Internal Computer Network (ICN).