Potiguar Basin, Brazil oil and gas

Some companies are showing interest in the Potiguar Basin as Petrobras looks to sell some onshore blocks in the basin.

Nelson Queiroz Tanure, PetroRio, Polvo Field, Brazil oil and gas, FPSO Polvo

The company is working to extend the life of the field, increase its recovery factor and avoid premature decommissioning.

OTC, Guyana oil and gas, Suriname oil and gas, ExxonMobil

The promise of big discoveries offshore South America set to continue for years to come.

Petrobras debt, Petrobras asset sales

Despite the amount of money generated by sales so far, the company’s current financial situation still worries investors.

Petrobras, digital transformation, blockchain, Augusto Hougaz, oil and gas technology

Petrobras’ business plan includes spending $6.63 billion on infrastructure and R&D, including investments in the digital transformation area.

Rockhopper Exploration, Sea Lion Field, Premier Oil, Falkland Islands oil and gas, North Falkland Basin, oil and gas FID

Developers of the field, located in the North Falkland Basin, hope to sanction the first phase of the project by year-end 2018 as costs fall.

Brazil oil and gas, Anabal Santos Jr., Brazilian Association for Independent Producers of Oil & Gas, ABPIP, Decio Oddone, ANP

As Brazil’s offshore segment flourishes, onshore opportunities have not gained much attention. But the Brazilian government is working to make its onshore assets more attractive.

Argentina, shale, Vaca Muerta, unconventional oil and gas, YPF, Wood Mackenzie

Investment and development activity picked up speed in 2017.

Brazil oil and gas, Brazil oil auction, Campos Basin oil, ExxonMobil, Petrobras, Statoil

The 15th bidding round on March 29 raised more than 8 billion reais (US$2.42 billion) in signature bonuses.

Brazil oil and gas, Repetro, Rio de Janeiro state, Campos Basin oil, presalt

The author of the bill that would end Repetro in Rio de Janeiro said the move would only exempt taxation of imported oilfield equipment during the exploratory phase of projects.

FlatFish AUV, Shell Brazil

FlatFish is an AUV dedicated to the inspection of subsea structures and pipelines.

André Araújo talks about the company’s plans and expectations for its future in Brazil.

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