16th bidding round set for Thursday

The 16th Bidding Round will take place this Thursday (10/10). 36 blocks in the Pernambuco-Paraíba, Jacuípe, Camamu-Almada, Campos and Santos maritime sedimentary basins will be on offer, totaling 29,300 km².

With the exception of Enauta and Petrobras, all registrants are foreign, with only Petronas never having worked in oil and natural gas exploration and production in Brazil.

Check out the full list of 17 registered bidders:

1)  BP Energy do Brasil Ltda*

2)  Chevron Brasil Óleo e Gás Ltda.*

3)  CNOOC Petroleum Brasil Ltda.*

4)  Ecopetrol Óleo e Gás do Brasil Ltda.*

5)  Equinor Brasil Energia Ltda.*

6)  Exxonmobil Exploração Brasil Ltda.*

7)  Karoon Petróleo & Gás Ltda.*

8)  Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras*

9)  QPI Brasil Petróleo Ltda.*

10) Repsol Exploração Brasil Ltda.*

11) Shell Brasil Petróleo Ltda.*

12) Total E&P do Brasil Ltda*

13) Enauta Energia S.A**

14) Murphy Exploration & Production Company**

15) Petrogal Brasil S.A**

16) Petronas Petróleo Brasil Ltda.**

17) Wintershall Dea Do Brasil E&P Ltda.**

* Approved on 23/8

** Approved on 16/9  Source: ANP

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