Petrobras signed a contract to sell its entire 50% stake in the onshore field Rabo Branco, in the Sergipe-Alagoas Basin, Sergipe, to Petrom, for $1.5 million. The operation is in line with the company’s current strategy, which foresees the divestment of assets to reduce its debt.
Source: 6 Minutos
Delta Energia Administração de Recursos, manager of the Delta Energia group, plans to set up a fund of projects in the power industry that have good social, environmental and governance practices (known as ESG). The expectation is to raise about R$1 billion ($192 mm) with the launch, likely to aim at qualified investors. The initiative is part of the firm’s efforts to raise R$5 billion ($962 mm) in five years.
Source: Valor International
President Jair Bolsonaro issued a provisional measure, to allocate more R$ 5.5 billion ($1 bn) for production, supply and distribution of doses of vaccines against Covid-19, said the federal government in a statement. The government had already issued last year another provisional measure that provided for the allocation of R$ 20 billion ($3.7 bn) for the purchase of vaccines against Covid.
Source: Money Times
Hours worked in production, an indicator of the level of activity in the manufacturing industry, rose 6.5% in the first quarter of this year against the same period last year, the National Confederation of Industry (CNI) reported. With this, the indicator remained above the level recorded in February 2020, before the pandemic of the new coronavirus.
Source: G1 Economia
Vestas has entered into an agreement with Omega Energia for the supply of 47 wind turbines for the Assuruá 4 wind farm, with a capacity of 212 MW, in Bahia. The partnership also includes a 10-year service contract, optimizing energy production during the life of the project.
Source: Energia Hoje