Petrobras hereby announces that it has begun production from the Iracema Norte project with the startup on this Friday (July/31) of the Cidade de Itaguaí platform. The Iracema Norte area is located in the Lula field, in the pre-salt area of the Santos Basin.
Petrobras informs that the provisional ban to block TKK Engenharia Ltda. has been cancelled, due to the shelving of administrative proceedings by the Office of the Federal Controller General (CGU), as stated in official letter number Ofício 14243/2015/SE/CGU-PR received by Petrobras.
From the Term of Commitment signed with the National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels - ANP, Petrobras undertook to restructure TAG and its wholly-owned subsidiaries: Nova Transportadora do Sudeste (NTS) and Nova Transportadora do Nordeste (NTN) in order to create two natural gas transportation companies, one in the Northeast and the other in the Southeast of Brazil.
As released on July 1st, 2015, Petrobras Executive Board has authorized the preparation of studies in order to analyze strategic alternatives for Petrobras Distribuidora S.A., its wholly-owned subsidiary
The naphtha supply contract entered into between Petrobras and Braskem was analyzed by an Internal Investigative Committee set up after the Company had access to the Terms of Cooperation of Mrs. Alberto Youssef and Paulo Roberto Costa.
Petrobras, regarding the press released filled on July 6th about the Parque das Baleias Arbitration, informs that the Arbitration Tribunal presented a new ruling determining the suspension of the deposits of the disputed special participation tax amounts, estimated in R$ 350 million per quarter.
Petrobras hereby announces that, due to the unfavorable final ruling in the administrative sphere by the Tax Appeals Board (CARF), it paid today the amount of R$1.6 billion in relation to the Tax Deficiency Notice issued by the Brazilian Federal Revenue Service, R$1.2 billion of which in cash and R$0.4 billion in tax losses.
As disclosed in the presentation of its 2015-2019 Business and Management Plan, filled on June 29th, Petrobras forecasts manageable operating costs of US$ 142 billion between 2015 and 2019.
As disclosed in its 2015-2019 Business and Management Plan, Petrobras envisages total divestments of US$15.1 billion in 2015 and 2016.
Petrobras announces that, on June 2015, its oil and natural gas production was 2 million 746 thousand barrels of oil equivalent per day (boed), in Brazil and abroad, 0.7% lower than the volume produced on May (2 million 766 thousand boed) and 4.3 % superior to the volume produced on June 2014 (2 million 633 thousand boed).