"energy" Category
Petrobras has highest nine-month profit since 2011

Buoyed by organisational improvements and better management practices, Petrobras has returned to profit. In the first nine months of the year, the company made R$ 23.7 billion in income, the highest for the period since 2011. The numbers were released on Tuesday (6 November).

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Approved ROTA 2030 Amendment Enabling Incentives for Flex Hybrid Vehicles and Ethanol Powered Fuel Cells

Federal Deputy Arnaldo Jardim presented on November 6th, yesterday, amendment to Provisional Measure No. 843, which deals with tax incentives to the automotive industry to improve the energy and environmental performance of vehicles manufactured and imported in Brazil, also known as ROTA 2030.

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Bolsonaro to Push Forward Giant Brazil Oil Sale, Adviser Says

Jair Bolsonaro’s energy team is keen to push for the sale of prized Brazilian crude deposits in an auction that could give Big Oil access to more black gold than all of Mexico’s proved reserves.

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Brazil may reduce use of diesel with biogas production

If all bioenergy, sanitation and animal protein residues were used, Brazil would have the capacity to produce 123 million cubic meters per day of biogas, enough to replace 70% of the consumption of diesel or 35% of the consumption of electric energy .

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The future of mobility

The president of Cosan, Rubens Ometto Silveira Mello, defended last Tuesday (30), in a panel on the second day of the DATAGRO Conference, that the electrification of the automotive fleet with biofuels, especially ethanol, is the best option considering efficiency energy, consumer access [by price

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Geração eólica cresceu 19% até agosto de 2018

Com uma produção de 4.795 MW médios, a geração de energia eólica em operação comercial no país cresceu 19% entre janeiro a agosto de 2018, na comparação ao mesmo período do ano passado.

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Exxon makes major bet on Brazil as Petrobras eases its grip

RIO DE JANEIRO and HOUSTON (Bloomberg) -- In a single year, Exxon Mobil has gone from being a tiny bit player in Brazil to the second-largest holder of oil exploration acreage, trailing only state-controlled Petroleo Brasileiro.

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Brazil's Petrobras, Murphy Oil create US Gulf joint venture

Rio de Janeiro — Brazilian state-led oil company Petrobras and Murphy Oil will combine production assets in the US Gulf of Mexico in a joint venture that will produce about 75,000 barrels of oil equivalent/day in the fourth quarter of 2018.

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Growing demand for bioelectricity in the Brazilian energy matrix

From January to September 2018 biomass 20,488 GWh in the National Interconnected System (SIN), up 9% over the same period in 2017, according to a new survey conducted by the Sugarcane Industry Union (UNICA).

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Brazil's wind generation rises 8% in Sept

October 4 (Renewables Now) - Brazil's wind power output in September rose 7.7% year-on-year to 7,708 average megawatts (MWa), according to preliminary figures released by the Power Trading Chamber (CCEE).

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