Brazil's National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels (ANP) has published the list of the last four companies approved to participate in the country's 6th Production Sharing Round. Equinor ASA, Enauta Participacoes SA, Compania Espanola de Petroleos S.A.U. and Petroleos de Portugal Petrogal SA have been added to the other 13 companies already approved for the auction, scheduled for 7 November.
The auction will offer the Aram, Boomerang, Southern Cross, Southwest Sagittarius and North Brava blocks, distributed in the Santos and Campos basins.
The total number of registrants is a record for bids in the production sharing regime, surpassing the 16 qualified for the 4th Production Sharing Round, held last year.
The 13 other companies that have qualified are: BP Energy do Brasil Ltda; Chevron Brasil Oil and Gas Ltda; CNODC Brasil Petróleo e Gás Ltda; CNOOC Petroleum Brasil Ltda; Ecopetrol Oil and Gas of Brazil Ltda; ExxonMobil Exploration Brazil Ltda; Murphy Exploration & Production Company; Petróleo Brasileiro SA - Petrobras; Petronas Petróleo Brasil Ltda; QPI Brasil Petróleo Ltda; Repsol Sinopec Brasil SA; Shell Brasil Petróleo Ltda and Wintershall DEA do Brasil Exploration & Production Ltda.
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