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    1. December 17, 2014

      Bruised oil drillers recover from rout

      Oil drillers Nabors Industries, Noble Corp and Transocean surged as investors returned to the companies left with the...

    2. December 11, 2014

      Six US law firms eye class-action lawsuits against Petrobras

      Six US law firms say they have begun class-action proceedings against Petrobras in an effort to recoup money for US...

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    1. December 2, 2014

      Brazil becomes an international hub for research and development

      It is easy to see why BG Group of the UK is an enthusiastic investor in Brazil. The company hit the landmark 100,000 barrels...

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      November 26, 2014

      Brazil's budget law: wiping the slate clean?

      It was close, but they didn’t make it. The political fixers of Brazil’s government had hoped to push through a bill on...

    3. November 25, 2014

      US seeks documents from Brazil’s Petrobras

      The US Securities and Exchange Commission has issued a subpoena to Brazil’s Petrobras for documents relating to an...

    4. November 24, 2014

      Petrobras scam allegations weigh on Brazil as blacklist fears rise

      When black money market dealer Alberto Youssef was arrested by police in March, he was carrying seven mobile phones with...

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      November 18, 2014

      Brazil vs Mexico: a tale of two scandals

      Brazil and Mexico, Latin America’s two biggest economies, are engulfed in high-profile scandals that have involved their...

    6. November 14, 2014

      Petrobras delays results as police raid offices

      Brazilian federal police in six states have raided the offices of Petrobras and several of its contractors in the latest...

    7. November 12, 2014

      Mexico’s domestic energy contractors are out to seize their chances

      From cheese to polyester and engine parts, there is little Alfa does not make. The industrial conglomerate got its start in...

    8. November 9, 2014

      US turns up heat with criminal investigation into Petrobras

      US authorities are investigating whether Petrobras or its employees were paid bribes, adding to the mounting domestic...

    9. November 7, 2014

      Petrol price increase raises Brazil inflation fears

      Brazil has lifted domestic fuel prices for the first time in almost a year, raising the spectre of even higher inflation...

    10. November 3, 2014

      Petrobras: at the car wash

      “At Petrobras, we work on brand management constantly, as we consider it an increasingly important strategic asset,” says...

    11. October 28, 2014

      Rousseff’s re-election triggers Brazil market turmoil

      Just 10 minutes after Brazil’s last state finished voting on Sunday night, more than 95 per cent of the country’s near-150m...

    12. October 27, 2014

      US energy retreats on bearish Goldman call

      Energy companies weighed on the broader market as Goldman Sachs trimmed its outlook for North American crude prices, sending...

    13. October 27, 2014

      Brazil: stuck in the valleys

      Brazil only discovered its tallest mountain, Pico de Neblina, in 1950 due to it being permanently shrouded in cloud. That...

    14. October 27, 2014

      Divided Brazil awaits Rousseff after poll win

      Dilma Rousseff wins Brazil poll In her victory speech, President Dilma Rousseff said she did not believe the nation’s...

    15. October 21, 2014

      Dilma Rousseff faces fresh pressure over Petrobras refinery costs

      In an election that has been marred by allegations of corruption in state oil company Petrobras, even worse news is around...

    16. October 20, 2014

      India/Brazil: A tale of two subsidies

      “The value of Petrobras . . . is a growing value. Everyone who has invested in Petrobras will make lots of money.” President...

    17. October 19, 2014

      Rousseff admits to Petrobras wrongdoing

      Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff has admitted wrongdoing at Petrobras in a bid to put a corruption scandal at the...

    18. October 17, 2014

      Rousseff and Neves revert to personal attacks in debate

      The contenders in Brazil’s presidential election reverted to personal attacks on Thursday night’s debate in a bid to break a...

    19. October 15, 2014

      Petrobras scandal adds fuel to Brazil’s fiery election campaign

      Common wisdom has it that Brazilians have become so desensitised to political scandals – so frequent are they on all sides...

    20. October 15, 2014

      Rousseff and Neves lock horns over Petrobras corruption in Brazil debate

      Brazil’s presidential candidates locked horns over corruption in the country’s state oil company Petrobras and faltering...

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      October 14, 2014

      Scandal in Brazil: who cares?

      Do Brazilian voters care whether their politicians are corrupt? More particularly, do they care about political scandal at...

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      October 14, 2014

      Evidence of Paulo Roberto Costa

      This is a transcript of evidence given in a public hearing by Paulo Roberto Costa, former director of refining and supply at...

    23. October 13, 2014

      Petrobras blamed for stalling Brazilian airline growth

      Petrobras’s fuel pricing policy threatens to put the brakes on Brazil’s airline industry, the world’s third-biggest domestic...

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      October 9, 2014

      Silva's base edges closer to backing Neves in Brazil

      The coalition of small parties behind Marina Silva are edging closer to supporting Aécio Neves of the pro-business PSDB...

    25. October 6, 2014

      CareFusion and BD jump after M&A deal

      CareFusion, a global medical technology company, and Becton, Dickinson & Co led the S&P 500 after they jointly announced...

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      October 4, 2014

      Tough week for pollsters as Dilma bounces back

      If you think you’ve had a tough week, spare a thought for Brazil’s beleaguered political consultants. As Sunday’s...

    27. September 21, 2014

      Election war is a battle of styles as Silva forces Rousseff to transform campaign

      If Brazilian presidential candidate Marina Silva is an actress, she is a good one. In a moving speech last week in Fortaleza...

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      September 17, 2014

      Brazil stock index jumps on presidential poll

      Presidential candidate Aécio Neves receives minor boost in polls Brazil’s benchmark stock index staged one of its most...

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      September 9, 2014

      Petrobras scandal returns to haunt Dilma

      Just as President Dilma Rousseff thought she had put a scandal affecting state-owned oil company Petrobras behind her, it...

    30. September 2, 2014

      Rivals try to stop Silva’s rise in Brazil

      Marina Silva, the charismatic new entrant in Brazil’s tight election campaign, came under fierce fire from her rivals in the...

    31. August 27, 2014

      Silva shakes up Brazilian election

      Marina Silva, Brazil’s newest presidential candidate, is proving to be a serious contender in the October election after a...

    32. August 10, 2014

      Brazil’s Petrobras: Tarred by corruption

      After years of allegedly secret dealings, the men at the centre of what is potentially Brazil’s biggest corruption case made...

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      July 24, 2014

      Guest post: Colombia's oil appeal - will operators be convinced?

      By Mat Youkee of UK Colombia Trade Colombia’s oil and gas industry – the key driver of the country’s growth over the last...

    34. July 14, 2014

      Brazil investors take World Cup defeat to the polls

      Following its shock 7-1 defeat against Germany last week in their World Cup semi-final, the market value of Brazil’s...

    35. July 10, 2014

      Corporate bond sales hit five-year highs

      Global companies have turned to international debt markets in the first half of 2014 to meet their funding needs, seizing on...

    36. July 9, 2014

      Petrobras: Could bad news be good?

      Could the horrendous result for Brazil’s football team yesterday actually lift Petrobras’ share price? We’re interested,...

    37. June 26, 2014

      Reliance Industries: love and hate

      Energy companies in emerging markets are hostage to their governments. You hate that; everyone hates that. Investors pay...

    38. June 25, 2014

      Petrobras to pay nearly $7bn for more production rights

      Petrobras, the world’s most indebted oil producer, is under pressure to come up with extra cash after Brazil’s government...

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