Notice of Extraordinary General Meeting



A Public Company

CNPJ/MF No. nº 33.000.167/0001-01
NIRE No. 33300032061



The Board of Directors of Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. – PETROBRAS, complying with the provisions of article 40 of its By-laws, hereby summons its Shareholders to convene for an Extraordinary General Meeting on November 24 2008, at 3 PM, at the Company’s Main Office Building’s auditorium, at Avenida República do Chile, No. 65, 1st floor, in the city of Rio de Janeiro (RJ), to deliberate on the following order of the day:

I - approval of the Protocol and the Justification of Incorporation, dated October 2 2008, signed by PETROBRAS, as the Surviving Company, and by ‘17 de Maio Participações S.A’., as the Acquired Company, together with the respective pertinent documents, and the approval of ‘17 de Maio Participações S.A.’ incorporation operation;

II - approval of the appointment of a specialized company to evaluate the assets and the approval of the respective evaluation report, under the terms of §§ 1 and 3 of art. 227, Law No. 6.404/76.

The documents to be analyzed during the Meeting are available to the shareholders at PETROBRAS’ Main Office Building, room 2202-B (Shareholder Support).

Any Shareholder who would like to be represented in the mentioned Meeting must meet the precepts set forth by article 126, paragraph 1, of the Corporate Law; and article 13 of PETROBRAS’ By-laws, presenting, during the act or, preferably, depositing a proxy with special powers at the above-mentioned Shareholder Support room no later than 5 PM on November 20 2008.


Rio de Janeiro, October 17 2008.

Dilma Vana Rousseff
President of the Board of Directors