Read our announcement (02/12) on the start of production at a field in the Gulf of Mexico:
Petrobras announces that it started production today (Dec. 2) at the St. Malo field, located about 450 km south of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Water depth is about 2,100 meters in the Walker Ridge area, in the Gulf of Mexico, and reservoir depth is 8,077 meters.
Vessel platform Cidade de Ilhabela, deployed in the Sapinhoá field, in the Santos Basin pre-salt cluster, went into operation Thursday (Nov. 20). The new unit is part of the set of production projects scheduled for this year under our 2014-2018 Business and Management Plan.
Last Thursday (Nov. 6), during a formal ceremony held in Lima, we completed the sale of 100% of the shares of our wholly-owned subsidiary Petrobras Energia Peru (PEP) to the China National Petroleum Corporation - CNPC for the sum of $2.6 billion.
Read the announcement made on Friday (Aug. 08) about our income in the first half of this year:
First half 2014 gross profit was R$38.5 billion, up 2% year-on-year, mainly due to higher oil product prices.
Net income was R$10.3 billion, down by 25% year-on-year, mainly due to the provision for the Voluntary Separation Incentive Plan (PIDV), lower gains from asset sales, and higher dry and non-commercial well write-offs and asset write-offs. (...)