"energy" Category
ANP approves draft resolution on transparency in the formation of fuel prices

On August 15th, the board of ANP, Brazil´s National Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels Agency, approved the draft of a resolution that will address criteria for the formation of fuel prices, biofuels and natural gas, for public agencies and for the general public.

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Brazil mills put premium on ethanol output, idle some sugar units

ARAÇATUBA, Brazil, Aug 2 (Reuters) - Brazilian cane mills will continue to prioritize ethanol production over sugar output well into the next crop season as high oil prices boost demand for the biofuel, millers and consultants said.

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Brazilian oil exports rebound, hitting record in July

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 1 (Reuters) - Brazilian oil exports hit a record of 8.1 million tonnes in July, nearly three times its shipments in June and 50 percent higher than a year ago, Brazilian government data showed on Wednesday.

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The chief economist of the US Grains Council, Mike Dwyer, proposed a panel discussion on bioeconomics at the Global Agribusiness Forum in Sao Paulo on Tuesday, , that Brazil and the United States work together to stimulate production and consumption of biofuels in the world.

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Brazil's Eletrobras wins court decision in privatization process

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - A Brazilian federal judge overturned a court order holding up the sale of units of state utility Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA (ELET6.SA), and the government committed to assuming certain losses at the company, as the divestiture process continues to advance.

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In June, sales of hydrous ethanol from plants and distilleries of the Central-South region reached 1.69 billion liters, a high of 47.80% over the amount traded in the same period of 2017, according to data released today (11), by the Union of the Sugar Cane Industry (UNICA).

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Brazil’s Petrobras enters solar energy business

It seems that not a week has gone by in recent months, where some global oil major or another hasn’t unveiled plans to invest in clean energy.

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Oil production in Brazil grows for the fourth consecutive year

Oil production in Brazil grew for the fourth consecutive year on reaching 2.6 million barrels per day in 2017, a rise of 4.2% over the previous year, according to data from the National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels (ANP).

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India's Sterlite, China's State Grid win Brazil power licenses

SAO PAULO, June 28 (Reuters) - India’s Sterlite, China’s State Grid, and Colombia’s Isa clinched licenses to build power transmission lines in Brazil in a government auction on Thursday that is expected to draw a total of 6 billion reais ($1.55 billion) in investment.

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Relaxing of Brazil local content rules will boost oil output capacity: report

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazil’s move to ease rules forcing oil producers to buy from domestic suppliers means Latin America’s top producer will be able to sustain output of 5 million barrels per day (pbd) by the mid-2020s, compared to just 3.7 million bpd under prior rules, consultancy Wood M

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