Petrobras mulls Sepetiba port expansion

Brazilian national oil company Petrobras is mulling the construction of a new pier at Sepetiba port to accommodate an expected increase in vessels for exploration of subsalt hydrocarbons offshore.

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RIO DE JANEIRO – Brazilian national oil company Petrobras is mulling the construction of a new pier at Sepetiba port to accommodate an expected increase in vessels for exploration of subsalt hydrocarbons offshore. According to local media reports the state-owned company plans to join up with Brazilian steel mills Gerdau and Companhia Siderurgica Nacional (CSN) to build the facilities, with initial operation seen for 2014. The port would also be expanded to allow shipping of oil and derivatives.

07/08/09

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