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Tweet In Mozambique, France’s Tereos International and Brazil’s Petrobras have signed an MOU with the country’s oil company Petromoc to study ethanol production and domestic sales. Petrobras has already partnered with Tereos in its 1.2 million metric ton per year sugar mill in Sena.
Tweet In Brazil, CEO Jose Sergio Gabrielli of Petrobras said last week at the World’s 20th Petroleum Conference that he predicts all cars in Brazil will soon be running on ethanol. This speculation came amidst oil executive’s forecasts that the world’s energy demand will increase by 50% by 2035 at the Doha, Qatar conference.
Tweet In Mozambique, Petrobras may invest in an ethanol plant with production specifically intended for the domestic market in order to help supply the 10% blending mandate set to begin in 2012. If the plant is built, it will be done via Guarani, with whom Petrobras also jointly owns a sugar factor in Marromeu.
Tweet In Brazil, Petrobras expects the country to import less than 1 million cubic meters of ethanol during 2011 while exporting more than 2 million. The company says that all organizations with the ability and opportunity to import ethanol are doing so at the moment. Petrobras itself expects to invest $1.3 billion overall by 2015 […]
Tweet In Brazil, Petrobras acquired a 50 percent stake in the BSBIOS Indústria e Comércio de Biodiesel Sul Brasil biodiesel plant, located in Rio Grande do Sul, for $128 million. The plant has a capacity of 42 million gallons. Last week, the Digest reported that Petrobras is currently re-thinking its five-year investment strategy to take […]
Tweet In Missouri, International Fuel Technology will be selling their PerfoLiFT BD-4 additive to Petrobras for use in three Brazilian biodiesel plants. The plants produce over 150 million litres per year, and will use the oil additive to control deposit formation and oxidation stability. IFT is working to sign a multi-year contract with Petrobras. Financial […]
Tweet In Brazil, Petrobras is currently re-thinking its five-year investment strategy to take into consideration the government’s requirement that it increase its ethanol production to fill 12% of national demand from the current 5%. That investment is likely to come in the form of greenfield ethanol plants despite the significant capital expense involved.
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Tweet In Brazil, Petrobras says that ethanol production has increased to the point where no more gasoline imports will be needed. The company had to bring in 1.5 million barrels of gasoline in April and had thought to bring in 1 million barrels in May to cover fuel needs until the new crop had supplied […]
Tweet In Brazil, the federal government has ordered Petrobras to boost ethanol production and stockpiles in order to pressure soaring ethanol prices. Ethanol prices reached $1.07 per liter on March 23 in Northern Sao Paolo state, double the price from a year ago. The government is currently considering what kinds of regulations it can put […]