Petrobras informs that yesterday its Executive Board approved the execution of a Term Sheet with Carioca Engenharia, providing for a set of integrity obligations for this company, to enable the removal of the provisional ban imposed by Petrobras since December 29, 2014, as disclosed to the market on that date and to allow Carioca Engenharia to resume participation in Petrobras’ bidding process.
Petrobras informs that it submitted today to the National Energy Policy Council (CNPE) its first formal statement in connection to the preferential right for the second and third bidding rounds for exploration blocks under the production sharing regime, pursuant to Law 12.351/2010 and Federal Decree 9.041/2017.
Petrobras, further to the material fact disclosed on 1/23/2017, reports that it was formally notified today of the decision by the 3rd Federal District Court of Sergipe to dismiss without prejudice the popular interest suit to suspend the process of transfer of oil and natural gas exploration, development, and production rights for a set of shallow water fields, located in the states of Ceará and Sergipe.
Petrobras (“Petrobras”) (NYSE: PBR) announces that its wholly-owned subsidiary Petrobras Global Finance B.V. (“PGF”) has delivered notices of redemption to the holders of the outstanding 2.750% Global Notes due 2018 (“2.750% Notes”), 5.875% Global Notes due 2018 (“5.875% Notes”) and 4.875% Global Notes due 2018 (“4.875% Notes” and, together with the 2.750% Notes and the 5.875% Notes, the “Notes”).
Petrobras reports that has executed the pre-payment of a debt with Citibank, N.A. in the amount of US$ 500 million and maturity in 2017 and 2018. Petrobras executed simultaneously with this institution a new funding in the same amount, with maturity in 2022 and unsecured.
Petrobras, in compliance with article 12 of CVM Instruction no. 358, dated of 1/3/2002, reports that it was notified by BlackRock, Inc. ("BlackRock") that the latter has acquired preferred shares issued by the company and as of May 19, 2017 it manages share interests of approximately 5.03% of preferred shares issued by Petrobras, thus qualifying as a relevant holder of shares in the company’s capital stock, as per the information below.
Petrobras informs that it has started the disclosure phase of the Teaser regarding the transfer of Petrobras’ stake in the Juruá Field, in the Solimões Basin.
Petrobras announces that it has closed today a US$ 4 billion issuance of 2022, 2027 and 2044 notes in the international capital markets. The notes were reopened by Petrobras’ wholly-owned subsidiary Petrobras Global Finance B.V. (“PGF”) and constitute general senior unsecured and unsubordinated obligations of PGF that are unconditionally and irrevocably guaranteed by Petrobras.
Petrobras, in compliance with article 12 of CVM Instruction no. 358, dated of 1/3/2002, informs that it was notified by BlackRock, Inc. ("BlackRock") that the latter has sold preferred shares issued by the company, and as of May 18, 2017 it manages shareholding interest less than 5% of the preferred shares issued by Petrobras, and no longer qualifies as holder of significant shareholding interest in the capital stock of the company, as per the information below.
Petrobras and its partners in the BM-S-11 Consortium started today the production of oil and natural gas in the area of Lula Sul, at the Santos Basin pre-salt, through platform P-66, first FPSO owned by the consortium and seventh unit of Lula field.