Petrobras hereby announces that its Board of Directors approved, at a meeting held today, the Dividends Policy and Appointment Policy for members of the Executive Board, Fiscal Council, Board of Directors of Petrobras and external participants who integrate its advisory committees.
Petrobras, with respect to negotiations for the sale of its stakes in Companhia Petroquímica de Pernambuco (Petroquímica Suape) and Companhia Integrada Têxtil de Pernambuco (Citepe), disclosed by Material Fact in 07/28/2016, informs that the negotiations with Alpek continue, having been extended for another 30 (thirty) days the period of exclusivity for completion of negotiations.
Petrobras announces that its Board of Directors approved, in a meeting held yesterday, the sale of 90% of the shares of Nova Transportadora do Sudeste (NTS) to Brookfield Infrastructure Partners (BIP) and its affiliates, through a Private Equity Investment Fund (FIP) that has as other shareholders British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (BCIMC), CIC Capital Corporation (wholly-owned subsidiary of China Investment Corporation - CIC) and GIC Private Limited (GIC).
Petrobras announces that its Board of Directors approved, at a meeting held yesterday, the new Strategic Plan and the Business and Management Plan 2017-2021.
Petrobras hereby announces that for the fourth consecutive month, the Abreu e Lima Refinery (RNEST) achieved record oil processing volume. In August, the refinery processed 3.09 million barrels, equivalent to 99,770 barrels of oil processed per day, 0.6% higher than in July 2016.
In response to an official letter from the National Securities Commission (Comisión Nacional de Valores – CNV), the Argentinian stock market regulatory body, asking for clarification of a news item published on the Urgente 24 informative site on September 9, 2016, entitled Acción en Brasil para revisar la venta de Petrobras Argentina (“Lawsuit in Brazil to review the sale of Petrobras Argentina”), Petrobras, hereby declares that:
Petrobras and its subsidiary Transpetro cooperated with the investigations that identified fuel theft attempts from the Orbel II oil pipeline structure – which connects Rio de Janeiro to Belo Horizonte – at km 14 of Arco Metropolitano (RJ), which resulted in a police operation carried out last Thursday, September 8, in Duque de Caxias, Rio de Janeiro.
Petrobras announces that in August its daily oil and natural gas production totaled 2.84 million barrels of oil equivalent (boed), 2.72 million of which produced in Brazil and 0.12 million boed produced abroad.
Petrobras informs that its Board of Directors will appreciate the new Strategic Plan and the 2017-2021 Business and Management Plan at the meeting to be held on September 19, 2016.
Petrobras hereby announces that the Board of Directors of its subsidiary Petrobras Distribuidora S.A. – BR approved today the election of Mr. Ivan de Sá Pereira Junior as Chief Executive Officer of this subsidiary.