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Total Announces First Oil from Iara license in Brazil

Total Announces First Oil from Iara license in Brazil

November 15, 2019 No Comments

Total announce first oil from the Iara license (Block BM-S-11A), located in the deepwater Santos Basin pre-salt. This marks the start-up of the FPSO P-68, the first of the two floating production, storage and offloading units (FPSO) already launched and to be installed on the license. The second, the P-70, is expected to come on […]

Shell and partners add pre-salt production in Brazil

Shell and partners add pre-salt production in Brazil

November 15, 2019 No Comments

Consortium announces oil and gas production start at P-68 FPSO located at BM-S-11-A concession in Berbigão, Sururu, and West Atapu; unit can process up to 150,000 barrels per day. New, deep-water production has come online from the Brazilian pre-salt Santos Basin. Shell Brasil Petróleo Ltda. (Shell Brasil) and its consortium partners today announced the start […]

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Shell gets antitrust clearance for Cosan Biomassa deal

Shell gets antitrust clearance for Cosan Biomassa deal

October 29, 2019 No Comments

Brazilian antitrust regulalor Cade gave the green light to the acquisition of a 81.5% stake in Cosan Biomassa by Anglo-Dutch oil and gas major Royal Dutch Shell Plc (AMS:RDSA). The approval was made without restrictions and published on today’s Official Gazette. Shell reportedly made the purchase through Raizen Energia, a joint venture between its local […]

GE announces first Cypress onshore contract in Brazil

October 21, 2019 No Comments

GE Renewable Energy announced today it has signed an onshore wind contract with EDF Renewables in Brazil. This deal for GE’s Cypress platform — the company’s largest onshore wind turbine — is also GE’s first contract with EDF Renewables in the country. GE will be responsible for the production and delivery of 25 turbines, that […]

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Golar awarded PPA for 605MW LNG-to-Power Project in Brazil

Golar awarded PPA for 605MW LNG-to-Power Project in Brazil

October 21, 2019 No Comments

Golar LNG Limited (“Golar”) announces today that Golar Power Limited (“Golar Power”), a (50/50) joint venture with Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners, has been awarded a 25 year power purchase agreement (PPA) for the construction of a 605MW combined cycle thermal power plant at the 2019 A-6 New Energy Auction held on Friday 18th October by the […]

Total Expands Pre-Salt Footprint

Total Expands Pre-Salt Footprint

October 11, 2019 No Comments

Total, operator, and its co-venturers Qatar Petroleum and Petronas have won the C-M-541 deep offshore block today in the 16th Bidding Round held by Brazil’s National Petroleum Agency (ANP). The acreage is located in the pre-salt Campos Basin in a water depth of about 3,000 meters. “Total is pleased to expand its footprint in the […]

TechnipFMC commercializes Direct Heating Unit technology in Brazil

TechnipFMC commercializes Direct Heating Unit technology in Brazil

September 18, 2019 No Comments

TechnipFMC announced that Videolar-INNOVA S.A. (INNOVA) recently started up the first Direct Heating Unit (DHU) in Brazil. This groundbreaking technology for adding heat to high temperature processes employs flameless combustion for the dehydrogenation of ethylbenzene to styrene. INNOVA’s 420,000 metric ton styrene plant, located in Triunfo, Brazil, is the first commercialization of TechnipFMC’s DHU technology […]

BP expands in renewable energy Sector, combining biofuels and biopower with Bunge in Brazil

BP expands in renewable energy Sector, combining biofuels and biopower with Bunge in Brazil

July 23, 2019 No Comments

BP has agreed to form a 50:50 joint venture with Bunge – a leader in agriculture, food and ingredients – that will create a leading bioenergy company in one of the world’s largest fastgrowing markets for biofuels. BP will combine its Brazilian biofuels and biopower businesses with that of Bunge to create a world-scale, highly-efficient […]

Change at the top of Wintershall Dea in Brazil

Change at the top of Wintershall Dea in Brazil

July 17, 2019 No Comments

Valerie Bosse is the new Managing Director of the Wintershall Dea Business Unit Brazil and is responsible for all previous Wintershall and DEA activities in the country. On 30 April 2019, the two German companies Wintershall Holding GmbH (Wintershall) and DEA Deutsche Erdoel AG (DEA) completed their international merger to form Wintershall Dea, which is […]

Ecuadorian Plaintiffs End Fraudulent Litigation Against Chevron

Ecuadorian Plaintiffs End Fraudulent Litigation Against Chevron

July 9, 2019 No Comments

A group of Ecuadorian plaintiffs whose litigation against Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) has been exposed as a fraud and bribery scheme by courts in the United States and elsewhere has ended its Canadian lawsuit against the company. Following dismissals of their claims in Argentina and Brazil, findings against them in the United States and Gibraltar, […]

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