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  • Brazil's Petrobras names new board members Wednesday, 29 Apr 2015 | 5:37 PM ET

    RIO DE JANEIRO, April 29- Shareholders of Petrobas, Brazil's state-run oil producer, elected new members to the board of directors on Wednesday, outgoing board member Silvio Sinedino told Reuters. Murilo Ferreira, chief executive of miner Vale SA, will take over as chairman of the board at Petrobras, or Petroleo Brasileiro SA, Sinedino added.

  • RIO DE JANEIRO, April 24- Petrobras' decision to take a massive $17 billion write-down to account for overvalued assets and corruption-related costs is only the start of a broad overhaul needed to revive Brazil's troubled state-owned oil company. While many have focused on the $2.1 billion, or 12 percent of the write-down, related to money siphoned off in a...

  • RIO DE JANEIRO, April 24- Petrobras' decision to take a massive $17 billion write-down to account for overvalued assets and corruption-related costs is only the start of a broad overhaul needed to revive Brazil's troubled state-owned oil company. While many have focused on the $2.1 billion, or 12 percent of the write-down, related to money siphoned off in a...

  • BRASILIA, April 23- Royal Dutch Shell Plc has taken into account the risks presented by the Petrobras graft scandal to its expanding operations in Brazil and is confident the Brazilian state-run oil company will emerge stronger, Shell's CEO said on Thursday. Van Beurden briefed Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff for 1-1/ 2 hours on Thursday on his company's...

  • RIO DE JANEIRO, April 23- Shares in Brazil's state-run oil company Petrobras fell 5 percent on Thursday, a day after it reported the largest loss ever on $17 billion in charges, giving investors a deeper look at the fallout from a huge corruption scandal. Preferred shares pared losses after a sharp opening selloff in Sao Paulo as traders weighed the greater...

  • RIO DE JANEIRO, April 22- Brazilian state-run oil company Petrobras reported its biggest-ever loss on Wednesday, the result of a 50.8- billion-real write-down in the wake of a massive corruption scandal. A widening international probe of contract fixing, bribery and political kickbacks at the company, formally called Petroleo Brasileiro SA, led to lengthy...

  • RIO DE JANEIRO, April 22- Brazil's state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA, which has been dogged by a wide-spread corruption scandal, reported on Wednesday a 2014 net loss of 21.6 billion reais after taking 50.8 billion reais in charges. Petrobras had delayed its results for several months to address issues related to its operations, including refining...

  • RIO DE JANEIRO, April 22- Brazil's state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA said on Wednesday that it lost 26.6 billion reais in the fourth quarter after taking a write-down of 50.8 billion reais because of corruption and other impairments.

  • Judge Sergio Moro also convicted black-market money dealer Alberto Youssef for laundering bribe money and sentenced him to nine years and two months in prison. It was initially the arrest of Youssef and then of Costa in March last year that set off the multibillion-dollar political kickback scandal, Brazil's biggest ever. Since the arrests of Youssef and...

  • Why tonight's audit of an oil giant really matters Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 1:03 PM ET
    Petrobras gas station in Brazil

    Brazil's state-run oil giant, Petrobras, is engulfed in arguably the largest financial scandal in the country's history.

  • 7 indebted oil stocks made for energy risk-takers Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 8:00 AM ET
    Workers stand on a blowout preventer while working on the site of an oil well near Sidney, Montana.

    The crash in oil prices stresses energy balance sheets. Here are 7 big oil companies with high bankruptcy risk based on the Altman Z-score.

  • ITABORAƍ, Brazil, April 20- For the 20 men hanging on at the Pousada do Trabalhador, a 600- bed boarding house on the dusty outskirts of this boom town northeast of Rio de Janeiro, the dream that Brazil's oil wealth would bring a better life was over. The men are the latest victims of Brazil's biggest-ever corruption scandal, a multi-billion dollar graft scheme...

  • Earnings next test for stocks after market wipeout Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 5:52 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Stocks could chop around and rack up more losses in the week ahead, with the next wave of corporate earnings reports.

  • Earnings next test for stocks after market wipeout Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 4:29 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Stocks could chop around and rack up more losses in the week ahead, with the next wave of corporate earnings reports.

  • RIO DE JANEIRO, April 16- Petrobras' projected investments over the coming five years will be about 20 percent lower than the previous five-year plan from the Brazilian state-run oil company, a person with knowledge of the situation said on Thursday, as a corruption investigation and falling crude prices force it to cut back. The 2015-2019 business plan, which...

  • CURITIBA, Brazil, April 15- Brazilian police on Wednesday arrested the treasurer of the ruling Workers' Party Joao Vaccari, moving an investigation of rampant corruption at state-run oil company Petrobras closer to President Dilma Rousseff's inner circle. Vaccari's arrest could bring the investigation closer to the president if the money allegedly...

  • SAO PAULO, April 15- Cosan Ltd, the holding company that controls Brazil's No. 1 sugar and ethanol producer, is looking for opportunities to invest in the country's energy and infrastructure sectors, Chief Financial Officer Marcelo Martins said on Wednesday. An economic downturn and rising borrowing costs in Brazil have forced Cosan to build up cash, which now...

  • CURITIBA, Brazil, April 15- Brazilian police on Wednesday arrested the treasurer of the ruling Workers' Party Joao Vaccari, moving an investigation of graft and political kickbacks at state-run oil company Petrobras closer to President Dilma Rousseff's inner circle. He said all campaign donations to the Workers' Party from the construction and engineering...

  • SAO PAULO, April 14- A corruption probe at Brazil's state-run oil company Petrobras is likely to promote less government intervention and more transparency, economists and analysts said on Tuesday. The investigation could, however, also stir more political infighting, extend the scandal to other state companies and even put the brakes on an expected economic...

  • SAO PAULO, April 10- The assets management unit of Brazilian bank Bradesco has proposed two candidates for seats on the board of the state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA, or Petrobras. Petrobras said in a filing on Friday that Bradesco Asset Management SA had nominated Eduardo Bunker Gentil and Otavio Yazbek as candidates for the board.