After two years of investigation into Maersk's role in Brazil's biggest corruption scandal, the Danish financial police suspended its investigation back in 2017. Now, Brazilian police is looking for new evidence in the case.
Petrobras will get a little over USD 9 billion to settle an oil contract dispute with the Brazilian government, a move that ends longtime negotiations and paves the way for Big Oil to access the massive oil deposits in Brazil.
New corruption charges have now been filed against eight former executives from controversial oil major Petrobras, reports Reuters. The case concerns the awarding of contracts to three drilling vesels.
Norway's Statoil has bought 25 percent of a large Brazilian oil field from Petrobras for upwards of USD 2.9 billion. With the acquisition, the oil major almost triples its production in Brazil, says Statoil in a press release.
Brazil's trouble-stricken state-owned oil company Petrobras has been cleared to progress with its asset divestment program by a court in the country. The approval sends the sales process back to start, reports Reuters.
Statoil acquires Petrobras' 66 percent interest of the BM-S-8 offshore license in Brazil's Santos basin, including a substantial part of the Carcará oil discover - one of the largest discoveries in the world in recent years. It's a deal worth billions of dollars.
Scandal-ridden Brazilian oil company Petrobras is putting nine small oil fields up for sale as part of the anticipated, massive divestment of assets intended to help reduce the company's enormous debt, writes Wall Street Journal.
Keppel and Sembmarine have been accused of paying USD 9.5 million in bribes to win 12 contracts from Brazilian oil company Petrobras. This is evident in court documents which The Strait Times has obtained. The companies reject the accusations.
Brazil's oil company Petrobras has prematurely canceled a contract for a supply vessel from Havila Shipping. This is the second time this year that the Brazilian company cancels a contract with the struggling Norwegian carrier.
On Sunday, a political majority in Brazil could vote to impeach the country's president, Dilma Roussef. ShippingWatch has spoken to several key players in the country's oil capital Rio de Janeiro about whether the political collapse also marks a final blow to the once-promising oil nation.
En tidligere direktør i et selskab, det norske familieejede rederi Ugland var medejer af, bliver nu en del af den omfattende Petrobras-skandale med korruption på kryds og tværs i det statsejede brasilianske olieselskab. Skandalen breder sig nærmest for hver dag, der går.