According to Minister of mines and energy, new pre-salt will attract investment for jobs in Brazil
The Minister of mines and energy, Fernando Rabbit Son, said in an interview to the Portal, the new regulatory framework of the pre-salt layer creates conditions to attract investments from various national and foreign companies, with a positive impact on job creation in the sector.
The Bill, which relieves the Petrobras to be the operator of all blocks of exploration production sharing scheme was approved by the plenary of the Chamber of Deputies, on 9 November.
"The measure opens opportunity that auctions can happen with or without the participation of Petrobras, irrespective of their appetite for new investment. Several national and international companies have expressed interest, and our main objective is the attraction and the generation of employment and income in the oil and gas in Brazil, "said the Minister.
Fernando Son points out that the new regulatory framework also benefits from Petrobras. Before the State had an obligation to invest in an exploration block even if it wasn't according to the State's investment plan. The move gives the company the possibility now that businesses participate, allowing prioritize operating fields based on criteria such as cost effectiveness and availability of resources.ACESSE AS REDES DA PANORAMA OFFSHORE: