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Brazilian government studying fuel price increase to support Petrobras

Brazilian government studying fuel price increase to support Petrobras | Energy in Brazil | Scoop.it

Despite a fall in global oil markets, Petrobras showing inefficiencies and will raise oil prices in Brazil.


“Obviously we need a price adjustment,” Ms. Foster told reporters in Rio de Janeiro according to the Petrobras press office. “We are arriving at this percentage--we don't have this defined yet.”
According to recent reports, Petrobras officials and the government are evaluating a possible fuel price increase of up to 10%.

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Protesto contra usina de Belo Monte reúne 200 pessoas

Protesto contra usina de Belo Monte reúne 200 pessoas | Energy in Brazil | Scoop.it

Segundo os ambientalistas, o objetivo era denunciar os crimes socioambientais que estariam sendo cometidos com a construção de grandes projetos hidrelétricos na Amazônia. Belo Monte é a primeira de várias barragens que o governo brasileiro pretende construir na região.


Munidos de pás, enxadas e picaretas, os manifestantes marcharam até uma das barragens e abriram um pequeno canal para "restaurar o fluxo natural do Xingu", informaram assessores do Xingu+23, evento realizado em Santo Antônio, a 50 km de Altamira, em comemoração dos 23 anos contra Belo Monte.

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Energia limpa: o cartão de visitas do Brasil na Rio+20

Energia limpa: o cartão de visitas do Brasil na Rio+20 | Energy in Brazil | Scoop.it

Um estudo da Empresa de Pesquisa Energética (EPE) mostra que o país é um dos que menos emite gás carbônico no mundo com a geração de energia.

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Brazil’s Petrobras Worst Big Oil Bet on Deepwater Delays

Petroleo Brasileiro SA (PETR4) is the worst investment among the world’s biggest oil companies this year as Brazil’s state-controlled producer suffers delays and cost overruns developing the largest oil finds in more than a decade.


Petrobras, as the world’s biggest producer in waters deeper than 300 meters (984 feet) is known, has lost 19 percent for investors this year in U.S. dollar terms, the worst performance by oil companies with a market value of more than $50 billion, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. Colombia’s Ecopetrol SA (ECOPETL) returned 41 percent and Cnooc Ltd., China’s biggest offshore producer, yielded 10 percent, marking the biggest winners.

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Shell scraps biofuels plan over Brazil native land - Phys.Org

Shell scraps biofuels plan over Brazil native land - Phys.Org | Energy in Brazil | Scoop.it
Shell scraps biofuels plan over Brazil native landPhys.OrgA Shell subsidiary that makes biodiesel in Brazil has dropped controversial plans to buy sugar cane grown on land taken from indigenous people, according to ...and more »...
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Dilma defends ethanol | SustainAGRO English

Dilma defends ethanol | SustainAGRO English | Energy in Brazil | Scoop.it

At a moment in whichBrazilhosts the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), President Dilma Rousseff defended greater use of renewable energy sources. When participating in the ceremony of delivery of a quality seal to companies in the sugarcane industry that respect the rights of workers, atPlanaltoPalace, Dilma mentioned that 45% ofBrazil’s energy mix comes from renewable sources, while the international average is 11%. And defended the Brazilian ethanol.


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Azul Brazilian Airlines Flies Demonstration Using Renewable Jet Fuel Made from Sugarcane

Azul Brazilian Airlines Flies Demonstration Using Renewable Jet Fuel Made from Sugarcane | Energy in Brazil | Scoop.it

Participating companies pave runway for development of renewable jet fuels and global aviation

Flying high on sugarcane may once have been little more than the lyric to a song. Not any longer.


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Shell shelves Brazil biofuel plan

Shell shelves Brazil biofuel plan | Energy in Brazil | Scoop.it

A biofuel venture set up by Shell in Brazil is to give up plans to buy sugar cane grown illegally in ancestral indigenous lands.


"We will be able to drink water from our land again. We will be able to start afresh."

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Brazil's Petrobras Worst Big Oil Bet on Deepwater Delays - Bloomberg

Brazil's Petrobras Worst Big Oil Bet on Deepwater Delays - Bloomberg | Energy in Brazil | Scoop.it
Wall Street JournalBrazil's Petrobras Worst Big Oil Bet on Deepwater DelaysBloombergPetroleo Brasileiro SA is the worst investment among the world's biggest oil companies this year as Brazil's state-controlled producer suffers delays and cost ...Brazil...
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