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Divestment Plan

The Carmópolis Pole in Sergipe onshore is held by Carmo Energy for US$ 1.1 billion

12/28/2021 | 15h06
The Carmópolis Pole in Sergipe onshore is held by Carmo Energy for US$ 1.1 billion
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Petrobras informs that it signed today with Carmo Energy S.A. a contract for the sale of all its stakes in a set of 11 concessions of onshore production fields, with integrated facilities, located in the state of Sergipe, jointly denominated Carmópolis Cluster.


The sale price is US$ 1.1 billion, of which (a) US$ 275 million as a down payment; (b) US$ 550 million at the closing of the transaction and (c) US$ 275 million 12 months after the closing. The amounts do not consider adjustments due until the closing of the transaction, which is subject to compliance with certain precedent conditions, such as approval by the National Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels Agency (ANP).


This disclosure complies with the Petrobras' internal rules and with the provisions of the special procedure for assignment of rights to exploration, development and production of oil, natural gas and other fluid hydrocarbons, provided for in Decree 9,355/2018.


This operation is aligned with the portfolio management strategy and the improved allocation of the company's capital, aiming to maximize value and greater return to society. Petrobras is increasingly concentrating its resources on deep and ultra-deep water assets, where it has shown a great competitive edge over the years, producing better quality oil and with lower greenhouse gas emissions.


About Carmópolis Cluster 

The Carmópolis Cluster comprises 11 onshore production concessions, located in different municipalities in the state of Sergipe, in addition to including access to oil and natural gas processing, flow, storage and transportation infrastructure.


The Atalaia Cluster, which contains, among other assets, the Aracaju Waterway Terminal (Tecarmo) and the Bonsucesso-Atalaia Oil Pipeline, which flows the oil production from the concessions to Tecarmo are also part of the Carmópolis Cluster.


The average production of the Carmópolis Cluster from January to November 2021 was 7.6 thousand barrels of oil per day and 43 thousand m³/day of gas. Petrobras is the operator of these fields, with 100% participation.


About Carmo Energy 

Carmo Energy is an affiliate of the Cobra group and with this operation enters the sector of production, processing, flow, storage and transportation of oil and natural gas in Brazil. The Cobra Group has extensive experience in oil and natural gas exploration, production and commercialization activities from onshore fields in other countries in the Americas (Mexico, Colombia, Ecuador). Other companies of the same group have been present in Brazil for more than 20 years, in sectors such as electricity transmission and power generation.

Font: T&B Petroleum/Petrobras Agency
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