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Tag: Ministry of Mines and Energy

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to the Ministry of Mines and Energy's Secretary of Petroleum, Natural Gas, and Biofuels José Mauro Coelho, the second stage of the Transfer-of-Rights auction - surplus volume of oil and gas the federal...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Congress is willing to vote on 25% of the income tax reform draft submitted by the government. The other 75% is yet another of the Federal Treasury's constant attempts to increase its control over...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Without the National Institute for Space Research's (INPE) Tupã supercomputer, which may be shut down in August due to lack of funds in the budget, national decisions on food, energy and water security will...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Ministry of Mines and Energy said that energy sector institutions have been working "tirelessly" to curb risks of energy rationing in the country, due to the hydrological crisis. "Energy sector institutions continue to work...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The National Energy Policy Council (CNPE) approved on Tuesday, April 20, a resolution that creates the Fuel of the Future program, which aims to expand the use of sustainable and low-carbon-intensity fuels in the...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil’s state-run oil firm Petrobras said on Monday, March 8th, that the federal government had nominated six individuals as potential members of the firm’s board of directors, to be voted on at the upcoming...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s Mines and Energy Minister Bento Albuquerque said the government is considering allowing mining activity in restricted areas such as indigenous lands and Brazil’s border areas, currently restricted to...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The increase in competition in the oil sector will benefit Brazilian consumers, said the new president of Petrobras, Roberto Castello Branco, on Thursday (January 3rd), after taking office. "The greater...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This morning (Friday, November 30th), president-elect Jair Bolsonaro named Admiral Bento Costa Lima Leite de Albuquerque Júnior to take over Brazil's Ministry of Mines and Energy. The announcement by Twitter read...

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