Petrobras' hands-on aim

Jagger, Anna; Burns, Stephen; Gibson, Jane
November 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;11/27/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 45, p14
Trade Publication
The article reports that Petrobras has plans to increase its participation in the petrochemicals sector by investing in new projects, according to Jose Sergio Gabrielli, company president. Petrobras plans to invest $3.3 billion in petrochemicals between 2007 and 2011. It is developing the $8.4 billion Comperj project with Brazil's Grupo Ultra and Brazil's National Development Bank, and is seeking further partners.


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