Tagged With Petrobras
Petrobras in the crosshairs as election run-off looms
20 October 2022
Ballot box verdict could prove existential for the NOC, amid controversial calls from the incumbent to break apart the Brazilian energy giant
Letter from South America: Elections could impact Petrobras policy
9 September 2022
The upcoming election pits the right-wing incumbent against a left-wing former president
Bolsonaro turns up heat on Petrobras
4 July 2022
Threat of subsidies and political interference grows as under-pressure president refuses to accept rising domestic fuel prices
Petrobras puts three refineries back on sale
28 June 2022
The RNEST, Repar and Refap facilities are open for offers again, but the divestment programme’s future is in doubt
Brazilian M&A activity heats up
31 May 2022
As Petrobras starts to wind down its portfolio divestment, Brazil is entering a new era of upstream consolidation
Petrobras’ downstream dilemma
21 October 2021
President Bolsonaro considers privatising the NOC as fuel prices climb and divestments drag
Petrobras eyes Gulf of Mexico exit
12 October 2021
The NOC has added another sale to its long list of divestment targets
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
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
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
Latin American divestment drive opens door to buyers
25 May 2021
Portfolio rebalancing is helping boost M&A activity across the continent
Petrobras refinery sale in limbo
13 April 2021
Downstream divestment programme at risk as federal office scrutinises auction
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
Window of opportunity for Petrobras asset sales
10 September 2020
Brazilian company has ambitious divestment package but could be thrown off track by adverse economic conditions
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
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
Mind the divestment gap
10 June 2019
Oil and gas majors are setting increasingly ambitious divestment targets, despite volatile market conditions and questions over the size of the buyer pool
Petrobras breathes easy
10 April 2019
Brazilian company posts best financial results since bribery scandal
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
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
Petrobras turns page as corruption saga draws to a close
25 October 2018
An SEC fine as part of the firm’s long-running corruption scandal looks the least-worst outcome and may mark the beginning of the end of its international headaches
Brazil's floating future
5 July 2018
The resignation of Petrobras’ boss comes just as it begins to reap the benefits of his reform programme
Petrobras' incomplete recovery
4 July 2018
Brazil's state oil company has taken major strides forward, but further progress and support from the next government are needed
Brazil reaps reforms rewards
6 April 2018
Efforts to recalibrate oil concession rules to be more market-friendly and open to foreign investment are starting to bear fruit
Reforms at risk in Latin America's elections
26 March 2018
A busy political season will put recent market-friendly energy changes to the test
Is Amlo a threat to Mexico's oil opening?
27 February 2018
The industry fears a López Obrador victory in July's presidential election could derail the country's reforms
Brazil watches the polls
12 February 2018
The South American country will choose a new president in 2018, with major ramifications for the oil industry
Latin American power play
24 January 2018
Politics again dragged down Venezuela's oil industry, but helped lift up Mexico and Argentina
Oil companies dig deep
5 January 2018
With an eye on shareholders' returns, oil companies are reining in costs and increasing internally generated cash flows
Latin America's LNG slowdown
7 December 2017
A few years ago, gas exporters thought the Southern Cone would become a huge new market. Not likely
Latin America's continental contraction
5 December 2017
The region has seen a decade of surging crude consumption come to a crashing halt. Refining woes mean imports are still on the rise
Latin America's hobbled oil giants
6 October 2017
Plagued by debt, low oil prices and political turmoil, times have been troubled for Latin America's state-run energy firms
Petrobras—back from the brink?
2 October 2017
Brazil's state-run oil firm has had a brutal few years. Growth is its focus again, but a full recovery is still some way off
Yet another Brazilian crisis
26 July 2017
The country's oil reforms are promising, but the president's scandal-plagued term could undermine their longevity
Brazil's buyers beware
17 May 2017
The country has taken steps in the right direction. But the risks are too great to ignore
Trying to right the Petrobras ship
8 March 2017
Brazil's oil major is on the course of recovery, but has a long way to go
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