Petrobras, further to the Material Fact disclosed on May 25, 2017, reports that it has acquired, in partnership with other companies, three offshore blocks in the 2nd and 3rd bidding rounds under the production sharing regime, held today by the National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels (ANP), as the operator in all blocks.
Petrobras, further to the Material Fact disclosed on 09/11/2017 and press release disclosed on 09/28/2017 , informs the start of the non-binding phase regarding the process of divesting 100% of its assets in Araucária Nitrogenados SA ("ANSA") and in the Nitrogen Fertilizer Unit III ("UFN-III").
Petrobras, further to the press release disclosed to the market on June 5, 2017, reports that its Board of Directors approved, at a meeting held yesterday, the company's application for membership to the Level 2 special listing segment of Corporate Governance of B3 (Level 2).
Petrobras, further to the press release disclosed on 08/14/2017, informs the start of the binding phase regarding the sale process of its assets in Paraguay.
Petrobras reports that its Board of Directors approved today accession to the non-Tax Debt Settlement Program (Programa de Regularização de Débitos não Tributários, "PRD"), according to Law no. 13.494, of October 24, 2017. PRD allows the inclusion of government take debts with the National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels (ANP).
Petrobras informs that, in a trial held on October 19, 2017, the Third Class of the Federal Regional Court of the 2nd Region rendered an unfavorable decision to the company, considering that the remittances for payment of chartering of mobile oil platforms, from 1999 to 2002, would be subject to withholding income tax (IRRF).
Petrobras, further to the Material Fact disclosed on 9/5/2017, informs the start of the non-binding phase regarding the sale process of 90% of its stake in Transportadora Associada de Gás S.A. ("TAG"), a wholly-owned Petrobras subsidiary.
Petrobras informs that Decree no. 9,173, of 10/18/2017, has been issued, excluding the minority equity stakes held by Petrobras in Deten Química S.A. and Braskem S.A. from the National Privatization Program (Programa Nacional de Desestatização, PND), as published in the Official Federal Gazette yesterday.
Petrobras informs that on October 13, 2017 it signed a contract with Modec Group to charter a FPSO platform (a unit that produces, stores and transfers oil and gas) to be used in the Sepia field development project, derived from the Transfer of Rights Agreement, located in the pre-salt of the Santos Basin. The project considers the interconnection of up to 15 wells to the platform, and the start of production is planned for 2021.
Rio de Janeiro, October 19, 2017 – Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras informs that the Administrative Board of Tax Appeals (CARF) issued yesterday a decision, unanimously, in favor of the company, in an fiscal administrative proceeding in the amount of R$ 7.8 billion, related to the moment of deductibility of expenses incurred by Petrobras in the development of oil and gas production, for purposes of calculating Corporate Income Tax (IRPJ) and Social Contribution on Net Profit (CSLL), of the 2010 fiscal year.