Petrobras hereby announces that its Board of Directors has approved the appointment of Human Resources Executive Manager Antônio Sérgio Oliveira Santana as the Temporary Corporate and Services Officer.
Petrobras hereby informs that, in view of the new levels of Brent crude oil prices and exchange rate (R$/US$), it has adjusted its financial planning for 2015 and 2016.
Petrobras’ 2015-2019 Business and Management Plan (PNG 2015-2019) fundamentally aims to deleverage the Company and create value for shareholders. As a result, investments are being made in accordance with these goals.
Petrobras hereby announces that Board Member Luiz Nelson Guedes de Carvalho has requested leave of absence from his position as Chairman of the Company’s Audit Committee (COAUD) while he remains as Chairman of the Board of Directors.
Petrobras informs the increase in prices at the refinery gate, which will be in effect beginning midnight, September 30, 2015.
Petrobras informs that the drilling of the third well in Carcará area (Block BM-S-8), located at Santos Basin´s ultra-deep waters, confirmed the light oil potential in pre-salt’s reservoirs.
Petrobras hereby announces that, after analyzing SBM Offshore’s integrity program and consulting with the Federal Prosecution Office (MPF) and the Office of the Federal Controller General (CGU), it will resume inviting SBM and other group companies to take part in its bids.
Petrobras informs that it is in final negotiation with Mitsui Gas e Energia do Brasil Ltda to sell 49% of the holding company that will consolidate all Petrobras interests in natural gas distribution companies in Brazil.
As disclosed on June 29, 2015, Petrobras approved a divestment plan totaling US$15.1 billion for the 2015-2016 biennium.
Petrobras informs that the CEO of Petrobras Distribuidora (BR), Mr. José Lima de Andrade Neto, has resigned today for health reasons.