The Presidency of Statoil Brazil will be replaced very soon. According to sources close to the company, the current President, Päl Eitrheim, is coming back to Europe and another Executive, who is considered one of the most important of the Organization's coming to Brazil to occupy the Chair. Among the names cited for the possible leadership is the Anders Opedal.
One of the latest activities of the company was the acquisition of 66% of Petrobras ' participation in the exploratory block BM-S-8, where is the area of Carcará, in the pre-salt Santos basin. The perimeter is very promising and the purchase was made by the value of 2.5 billion dollars.