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- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
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- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.

Highlights

Petroleo Brasileiro S.A (Petrobras) is an integrated oil and gas major. The company is present across the entire oil and gas value chain. Its major activities comprises of exploration and production, refining, trade and transportation of oil and gas. The company also manages biofuel production and petrochemical business. Petrobras operates through six segments, namely, Exploration and Production; Refining, Transportation and Marketing; Gas & Power; Biofuel; Distribution; and International. The company is a major crude oil producer and refiner in Brazil and South American continent.

Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. Key Recent Developments

May 20, 2014: Petrobras confirms another discovery in the Santos Basin pre-salt
May 15, 2014: Petrobras: Pre-salt production sets new record, passing 470 thousand barrels of oil per day
May 12, 2014: Petrobras to commence Abreu e Lima refinery operations in November 2014
May 12, 2014: Petrobras Platform P-62 comes onstream in Roncador field
May 09, 2014: Petrobras First oil from new well in Lula field

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Table Of Contents

Table of Contents
Section 1 - About the Company 5
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. - Key Facts 5
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. - Key Employees 6
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. - Key Employee Biographies 7
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. - Major Products and Services 8
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. - Key Operational Summary 10
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. - History 11
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. - Company Statement 26
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. - Locations And Subsidiaries 27
Head Office 27
Other Locations and Subsidiaries 27
Section 2 - Company Analysis 31
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. - Business Description 31
Business Description - Biofuel 31
Biofuel - Overview 31
Biofuel - Financials 31
Biofuel - Capital Investment 31
Business Description - Distribution 31
Distribution - Overview 31
Distribution - Financials 31
Distribution - Capital Investment 32
Business Description - Exploration and Production 32
Exploration and Production - Overview 32
Exploration and Production - Production 32
Exploration and Production - Financials 32
Exploration and Production - Capital Investment 33
Business Description - Gas and Power 33
Gas and Power - Overview 33
Gas and Power - Production 33
Gas and Power - Financials 33
Gas and Power - Capital Investment 33
Business Description - International 33
International - Overview 33
International - Production 34
International - Financials 34
International - Capital Investment 34
Business Description - Refining, Transportation and Marketing 34
Refining, Transportation and Marketing - Overview 34
Refining, Transportation and Marketing - Production 35
Refining, Transportation and Marketing - Financials 35
Refining, Transportation and Marketing - Capital Investment 35
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. - Corporate Strategy 36
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. - SWOT Analysis 37
SWOT Analysis - Overview 37
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. - Strengths 37
Strength - Strong Reserve Replacement Ratio 37
Strength - Vertically Integrated Oil and Gas Major 37
Strength - Market Leading Operations 37
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. - Weaknesses 38
Weakness - Declining Liquidity Position 38
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. - Opportunities 38
Opportunity - Capacity Expansion Projects 38
Opportunity - Fleet Expansion : Transportation 38
Opportunity - Increasing Demand for Petroleum Products 39
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. - Threats 39
Threat - Regulatory Controls on Pre-salt areas 39
Threat - Exploration Production and Development Risks 39
Threat - Volatility in Oil and Natural Gas Prices 39
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. - Key Competitors 41
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 42
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 42
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 42
Performance Chart 44
Financial Performance 44
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 45
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 46
Section 4 - Company’s Oil and Gas, Power Financial Deals and Alliances 47
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Oil and Gas, Deals By Year, 2008 to YTD 2014 47
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Oil and Gas, Deals By Type, 2008 to YTD 2014 48
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Power, Deals By Year, 2008 to YTD 2014 49
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Power, Deals By Type, 2008 to YTD 2014 50
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2008 to YTD 2014 51
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2008 to YTD 2014 52
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Recent Deals Summary 53
Section 5 - Company’s Recent Developments 54
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Recent Developments 54
May 20, 2014: Petrobras confirms another discovery in the Santos Basin pre-salt 54
May 15, 2014: Petrobras: Pre-salt production sets new record, passing 470 thousand barrels of oil per day 54
May 12, 2014: Petrobras to commence Abreu e Lima refinery operations in November 2014 54
May 12, 2014: Petrobras Platform P-62 comes onstream in Roncador field 55
May 09, 2014: Petrobras First oil from new well in Lula field 55
May 09, 2014: Petrobras' first quarter 2014 net income was R$5 billion 393 million 56
May 02, 2014: Petróleo Brasileiro: Monthly crude oil and natural gas production in - Brazil and Abroad 56
May 01, 2014: Maersk Supply Service awarded 300 million dollar contract in Brazil 58
Apr 17, 2014: Petróleo Brasileiro: Pre-salt production breaks new record and reaches 428 thousand barrels of oil per day 58
Apr 17, 2014: Petrobras to build new terminal in Brazil 58
Section 6 - Appendix 60
Methodology 60
Ratio Definitions 60
About GlobalData 64
Contact Us 65
Disclaimer 65


List of Tables

Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Key Facts 5
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Key Employees 6
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Key Employee Biographies 7
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Major Products and Services 8
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Key Operational Summary, 2011 10
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., History 11
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Subsidiaries 27
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Key Competitors 41
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Ratios based on current share price 42
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Annual Ratios 42
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Interim Ratios 45
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Oil and Gas, Deals By Year, 2008 to YTD 2014 47
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Oil and Gas, Deals By Type, 2008 to YTD 2014 48
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Power, Deals By Year, 2008 to YTD 2014 49
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Power, Deals By Type, 2008 to YTD 2014 50
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2008 to YTD 2014 51
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2008 to YTD 2014 52
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Recent Deals Summary 53
Currency Codes 60
Units 60
Capital Market Ratios 60
Equity Ratios 61
Profitability Ratios 61
Cost Ratios 62
Liquidity Ratios 62
Leverage Ratios 63
Efficiency Ratios 63


List of Figures

Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Performance Chart (2009 - 2013) 44
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Ratio Charts 46
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Oil and Gas, Deals By Year, 2008 to YTD 2014 47
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Oil and Gas, Deals by Type, 2008 to YTD 2014 48
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Power, Deals By Year, 2008 to YTD 2014 49
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Power, Deals by Type, 2008 to YTD 2014 50
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2008 to YTD 2014 51
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Petrochemicals, Deals by Type, 2008 to YTD 2014 52

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