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Highlights

Petroleo Brasileiro S.A (Petrobras) is an integrated major oil and gas company. Its major activities comprise exploration and production, refining, trade and transportation of oil and gas. The company also manages biofuel production and petrochemical business. It is a major crude oil producer and refiner in Brazil and the South American continent. The majority of its domestic proved reserves are offshore Campos Basin. Through its subsidiaries and affiliates, Petrobras markets its products in North America, South America, Africa and Asia. The Brazilian government is a major shareholder of the company. Petrobras is headquartered in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. Key Recent Developments

Jun 19, 2015: Brazil's Petrobras Reports Oil Leakage From Pipeline Nnear Rio de Janeiro
Jun 17, 2015: Petrobras Transporte – Transpetro New CEO
Jun 17, 2015: Cosco, BJC Win Contract To Work For Offshore Oil Platfroms In Brazil
Jun 15, 2015: Petrobras Shuts P-40 Platform In Brazil's Marlim Sul Field Due To Gas Leak
Jun 12, 2015: Petroleo Brasileiro: US$ 1.5 Billion Received From The China Development Bank

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Table Of Contents

Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. (PETR4) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
Table of Contents
Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 5
List of Figures6
Section 1 - About the Company 7
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. - Key Facts 7
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. - Key Employees 8
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. - Key Employee Biographies 9
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. - Major Products and Services 11
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. - Key Operational Summary 12
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. - History 13
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. - Company Statement 31
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. - Locations And Subsidiaries 34
Head Office 34
Other Locations and Subsidiaries 34
Affiliate 37
Joint Venture 38
Section 2 - Company Analysis 39
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. - Business Description 39
Business Description - Biofuel 39
Biofuel - Overview 39
Biofuel - Financials 39
Biofuel - Capital Investment 39
Business Description - Distribution 39
Distribution - Overview 39
Distribution - Financials 40
Distribution - Capital Investment 40
Business Description - Exploration and Production 40
Exploration and Production - Overview 40
Exploration and Production - Production 40
Exploration and Production - Financials 41
Exploration and Production - Capital Investment 41
Business Description - Gas and Power 41
Gas and Power - Overview 41
Gas and Power - Production 41
Gas and Power - Financials 41
Gas and Power - Capital Investment 41
Business Description - International 42
International - Overview 42
International - Production 42
International - Financials 42
International - Capital Investment 42
Business Description - Refining, Transportation and Marketing 43
Refining, Transportation and Marketing - Overview 43
Refining, Transportation and Marketing - Production 43
Refining, Transportation and Marketing - Financials 43
Refining, Transportation and Marketing - Capital Investment 43
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. - Corporate Strategy 44
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. - SWOT Analysis 45
SWOT Analysis - Overview 45
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. - Strengths 45
Strength - Strong Domestic Reserve Replacement Ratio 45
Strength - Vertically Integrated Oil and Gas Major 45
Strength - Market Leading Operations 45
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. - Weaknesses 46
Weakness - Increasing Costs 46
Weakness - Lower Refinery Utilization Rate: International 46
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. - Opportunities 47
Opportunity - Divestment Plan: 2015 47
Opportunity - Expansion Initiatives: Natural Gas Infrastructure 47
Opportunity - Expansion Initiatives: Refinery and Fertilizers 47
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. - Threats 48
Threat - Corruption Scandal 48
Threat - Exploration Production and Development Risks 48
Threat - Fluctuations in Oil Prices 48
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. - Key Competitors 49
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 50
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 50
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 51
Performance Chart 53
Financial Performance 53
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 54
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 55
Section 4 - Company's Oil and Gas, Power Financial Deals and Alliances 56
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Oil and Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 56
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Oil and Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 57
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 58
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 59
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 60
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 61
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Recent Deals Summary 62
Section 5 - Company's Recent Developments 63
Jun 19, 2015: Brazil's Petrobras Reports Oil Leakage From Pipeline Nnear Rio de Janeiro 63
Jun 17, 2015: Petrobras Transporte - Transpetro New CEO 64
Jun 17, 2015: Cosco, BJC Win Contract To Work For Offshore Oil Platfroms In Brazil 65
Jun 15, 2015: Petrobras Shuts P-40 Platform In Brazil's Marlim Sul Field Due To Gas Leak 66
Jun 12, 2015: Petroleo Brasileiro: US$ 1.5 Billion Received From The China Development Bank 67
Jun 12, 2015: Brazil's Petrobras Concludes Investigation Of FPSO Explosion 68
Jun 12, 2015: Petroleo Brasileiro: Oil And Natural Gas Production On May 69
Jun 12, 2015: Petrobras: Two New Production Records Set In The Pre-Salt In May 70
Jun 08, 2015: Brazil's Petrobras May Cancel Deal With QGI For Two FPSOs 71
Jun 04, 2015: ONGC Videsh To Withdraw From Poco-Verde Exploration Area Of Brazil's Sergipe-Alagoas Basin 72
Section 6 - Appendix 73
Methodology 73
Ratio Definitions 73
About GlobalData 77
Contact Us 77
Disclaimer 78

List of Tables
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Key Facts 7
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Key Employees 8
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Key Employee Biographies 9
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Major Products and Services 11
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Key Operational Summary, 2011 12
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., History 13
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Subsidiaries 34
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Affiliate 37
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Joint Venture 38
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Key Competitors 49
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Ratios based on current share price 50
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Annual Ratios 51
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Interim Ratios 54
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Oil and Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 56
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Oil and Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 57
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 58
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 59
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 60
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 61
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Recent Deals Summary 62
Currency Codes 73
Units 73
Capital Market Ratios 73
Equity Ratios 74
Profitability Ratios 74
Cost Ratios 75
Liquidity Ratios 76
Leverage Ratios 76
Efficiency Ratios 76

List of Figures
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 53
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Ratio Charts 55
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Oil and Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 56
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Oil and Gas, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 57
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 58
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Power, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 59
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 60
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Petrochemicals, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 61

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