Petronas among 32 qualified for Brazil’s 14th oil & gas round

Petronas among 32 qualified for Brazil’s 14th oil & gas round
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KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 5): National oil major Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) is among a total of 32 players that have qualified for Brazil's 14th oil & gas round, according to energy portal Upstreamonline.com.

In a report Aug 31, Upstreamonline said a total of 32 companies have qualified to bid in Brazil’s 14th oil and gas licensing round featuring concession contracts due to take place on 27 September.

It said the full list includes supermajors ExxonMobil, Shell, BP and Total, as well as Brazil’s Petrobras and small independent players from 15 countries.

Eight companies, including Murphy Oil, Wintershall and Petronas, do not as yet have exploration and production contracts in Brazil, it said.