Petrobras plans big petchems boost

Robinson, Simon
July 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;7/10/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 27, p5
Trade Publication
The article reports on the growth plans by Petrobras SA, Brazil's state-owned energy group. The company plans to take a greater role in the petrochemicals industry and raise its investments in the sector to $3.3 billion over the next five years. Chief executive José Sergio Gabrielli, says the group also intends to expand in biofuels by leading the domestic biodiesel production and by increasing its participation in the ethanol business.


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