Companies That Rock: Petrobras

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It is a semi-public Brazilian multinational corporation in the petroleum industry headquartered in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The company’s name translates to Brazilian Petroleum Corporation — Petrobras.

Petrobras controls significant oil and energy assets in 16 countries in Africa, North America, South America, Europe, and Asia.

The Brazilian government directly owns 54% of Petrobras’ common shares with voting rights, while the Brazilian Development Bank and Brazil’s Sovereign Wealth Fund (Fundo Soberano) each control 5%.

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Questionnaire:

  • Which other companies are similar to Petrobras in the continent and/or the world?

Session 3

Welcome to this activity created by Junior Advisor Mr. Alejandro Rodriguez from Coapa Branch. Take note of all the pink words, read the text, watch the video and answer the question in the comment section below.

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