Petrobras announces that the Collegiate of the Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission (CVM) disclosed today its decision, delivered at its meeting held on August 16, 2016, confirming the Company's understanding regarding the inapplicability of Article 253 of the Brazilian Corporations law, which deals with the preemptive right for the Company's shareholders in the event of sale of the shares of a wholly-owned subsidiary, in the transaction of divestiture of a portion of BR's shares.
Petrobras hereby announces that the Abreu e Lima Refinery (RNEST) beat its processed feedstock record in July 2016, reaching 99.18 thousand barrels per day (bpd), 2.3% more than the previous record achieved in June (96.96 thousand bpd). In total, 3.07 million barrels were processed, 4.6% up on the May 2016 record of 2.94 million barrels.
Petrobras informs that the Board of Directors approved, today, the new composition of the Statutory Audit Committee with the appointment of Director Marcelo Mesquita to replace the former Director Walter Mendes de Oliveira Filho and the nomination of Director Jerônimo Antunes as new Chairman of the committee.
Petrobras announces that the member of the Board of Directors Walter Mendes de Oliveira Filho resigned from the position of member of the Board of Directors and from the position of Chairman of the Statutory Audit Committee of the Company.
The company would like to invite investors and analysts for the conference call/webcast, with broadcast in Portuguese and simultaneous translation to English.
Petrobras announces that its total production of oil and natural gas in July was of 2.89 million barrels of equivalent oil per day (boed), with the same level of the previous month, which was of 2.90 million boed. Of this total, 2.70 million boed were produced in Brazil and 0.19 million boed were produced abroad.
Petrobras informs that its Board of Directors, in a meeting held today, has elected Mr. Nelson Luiz Costa Silva as Petrobras Chief Strategy, Organization and Management System Officer.
Petrobras Distribuidora, after an internal investigation, identified irregularities in the procedure of bidding waiver for the construction of its base of operations in Rondonópolis, Mato Grosso.
In answer to the Official Letter No. 202/2016CVM/SEP/GEA3, Petrobras clarifies that, in May 25, 2016, the Company made a consultation to CVM seeking to confirm their understanding on the inapplicability of Article 253 of the Brazilian Corporations Law, which deals with the preemptive right to shareholders of the parent company in the event of disposal of shares of a wholly-owned subsidiary, regarding the sale of part of the shares of BR Distribuidora.
Petrobras announces that the Shareholders' Extraordinary General Meeting held today approved the changes in the bylaws, aimed at improving the Company's governance and management.