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Overview of Petrobras, with an emphasis on its research center.

Speaker:
Alexandre de Figueiredo Costa
Petrobras Energy Company
Brazil

Date:
Wednesday, June 11, 2008 10:00 am
Ben Bandy Conference Room
UK Center for Applied Energy Research

Abstract:

Petrobras is a semi-public Bralilian energy company. It is the third largest company in the Americas, behind only Exxon-Mobil and General Electric, and is the sixth-largest company in the world, making it larger than Microsoft, AT&T and Walmart. It has interests in oil production and refining, oil shale retorting, and biodiesel production.