Main Subsidiaries

Get to know Petrobras System's, which perform in an integrated manner to ensure quality customer service. A lot of our services concentrate on the operating activities of the following subsidiaries.

Petrobras Distribuidora

Petrobras Distribuidora operates in the distribution, trade and manufacturing of oil products and byproducts, in addition to in imports and exports. On the Brazilian streets and roads, the company has upwards of 7,000 service stations, the biggest service station network in Brazil.

The subsidiary has more than 10,000 major customers, among industries, thermoelectric plants, aviation companies and light- and heavy-duty vehicle fleets. It has been signing-on partnerships to deploy natural gas-fired thermoelectric power units and programs to optimize product use in respect for the environment.

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Petrobras Biocombustível

Petrobras Biocombustível is a Petrobras subsidiary. Created in 2008, its mission is to produce biofuels with environmental and social responsibility, thus contributing to the diversification of the Brazilian energy matrix and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, promoting the development of the regions where it operates.

Present in all Brazilian regions, the subsidiary produces biodiesel and ethanol. The company trades biodiesel and products derived from its industrial process. To produce this biofuel, it encourages family farmers to plant castor beans, sunflowers, soybeans and oil palm (dende). It is among the ethanol production leaders in Brazil.

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Transpetro (Petrobras Transporte S.A.) undertakes oil and oil products, ethanol, biofuels, and natural gas transportation and storage activities. It is in charge of more than 14,000 kilometers of pipelines - among oil pipelines and gas pipelines - which interconnect all Brazilian regions and supply the country's most remote points.

In addition to the pipeline network, there are also terminals and a fleet of oil tankers, joining forces with Petrobras' production, refining, and distribution areas and performing in oil and oil products, biofuels, and natural gas imports and exports. In addition to Petrobras, the main customer, Transpetro also provides services to several distributors and to the petrochemical industry.

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Gaspetro is directly related to the enhancement of the natural gas supply nationwide. From Corumbá - near the Bolivia-Brazil borderline - to the city of Uruguaiana, in Rio Grande do Sul, the company counts on a gas pipeline network, belonging to Petrobras, that ranges for more than 7,000 kilometers.

This network runs under the Brazilian soil, crossing through states and taking natural gas, via state distributing companies, to homes, industries, plants, and automotive vehicles. It also allows the company to operate in another important segment: telecommunications, a service that uses cutting-edge technology and is required by major companies all over the world.


Liquigás Distribuidora operates in the bottling, distribution, and sale of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG). The leader of the Brazilian market of gas bottles of up to 13 kg - commonly used in homes for cooking food, our subsidiary supplies about 8.5 million homes and more than 35,000 customers in the bulk segment monthly.

One of the largest LPG distributors in Brazil, it also provides products and services tailored to various sectors, such as industry, trade, agriculture and livestock. Present in 23 Brazilian states, Liquigás has a network of approximately 4,800 authorized resellers.

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