BRATECC | Number 06 - February 2020
Newsletter February 2020
Check out the latest news from the Brazil-Texas Chamber of Commerce and our proud members. Keep up to date with deals and events!
Upcoming Events:

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March 9, 2020
Monday of CERAWeek

BRATECC would like to invite you to its upcoming prestigious event: "Best of the Year Awards Ceremony 2019" , where we honor individuals and companies that have shown outstanding performance in the political, economic, and social scenes in Brazil and the US, and in the interchange between the two nations.
Décio Oddone
Person of the Year
Company of the Year
Entrepreneurship of the Year
Similarly to the 2018 ceremony, guests will have the chance to interact with top corporate decision makers and government officials, such as:

  • Amb. José Borges dos Santos Júnior, Consul General of Brazil and Honorary President of BRATECC
  • Renata Isfer, Secretary of Oil, Natural Gas and Biofuels of the Brazil's Ministry of Mines and Energy
  • Roberto Ardenghy,Chief Institutional Relations Officer at Petrobras
  • Ulisses Sperandio, Global Sales Trainer & Coach at Schlumberger and President at BRATECC
  • Clarissa Lins, President IBP - Instituto Brasileiro de Petróleo, Gás e Biocumbustíveis
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Stay tuned for details of our traditional

"BRATECC Offshore Breakfast 2020"

Date : Wednesday, May 6th

Featured Member: Edison Chouest Offshore
Founded in 1960, the Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) companies are recognized as the most diverse and dynamic marine transportation solution providers in the world. ECO operates over 300 vessels of several types and ends. Their services allies assets such as ports, engineering and shipyards, and are basis for recognition as an benchmarking company provider in diverse solutions at the global offshore marketplace.
ECO Group is represented by BRATECC's Board Director Ricardo Chagas, who is the Director for Latin America and leads BRAM Offshore (Vessel Chartering), Brasil Port in Açu Port (Offshore Logistics Base), C-Innovation (Subsea Construction & Survey), and Navship (Brazilian Shipyard).

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Monthly News
Total considers stopping fuel oil sales for power: CEO
Feb. 14, 2020 - ABERDEEN, Scotland (Reuters) - France’s Total (TOTF.PA) is considering stopping sales of fuel oil to power markets as the energy giant seeks to reduce its carbon footprint and grow its renewable power business, its chief executive told Reuters.

Brazil world’s fourth destination of foreign investment in 2019
Jan. 21, 2020 - According to a report released Monday (Jan. 20) by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), Brazil received $75 billion in external investment last year, compared to $60 billion in 2018.

OTC 2020 to honor Petrobras for Búzios field innovations
Feb. 13, 2020 - Petrobras has won this year’s Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) Distinguished Achievement Award for Companies, in recognition of innovations at the deepwater Búzios field in the presalt Santos basin.

Derivados de petróleo perderão espaço no consumo final de energia, em dez anos
11 de Fevereiro, 2020 - Ainda que receba investimentos volumosos, estimados em R$ 1.9 trilhão, O Plano Decenal de Energia (PDE) 2029, lançado nesta terça (11), estima que os derivados de petróleo terá redução no consumo final de energia do país, caindo dos 38,4% atuais para 36,2% em 2029. Já o gás natural deve aumentar sua participação, de 7,7% para 8% no período.

Illustrative picture taken from Click Petróleo
Curso de Inglês para Business - International Student Experience
"O Programa de Inglês para Business é a solução ideal para profissionais adultos que desejam aprender inglês de forma rápida e completa. Esse programa inclui aulas particulares, onde você receberá atenção e instrução personalizadas. Você também pode optar por incluir aulas em grupo, que permitem a interação com outros alunos de todo o mundo."

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Supporting Events
1st Texas Latin America Business Summit
Global Offshore Brazil Summit

The Global Offshore Brazil Summit

Date: March 3-4, 2020
Location: Grand Hyatt Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

For Registration and information, click here .

Brazilian Resident 10% Discount! Please use code: GB20BRAZIL10
Piano Recitals with Brazilian Pianist Diego Caetano
Date: Friday, March 13, 2020 at 6:30 pm
Location: Kawai Piano Gallery - 5800 Richmond Ave., Houston, TX 77057

Date: Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 7:00 pm
Location: Kawai Piano Gallery - 601 WPlano Pkwy., Plano, TX 75057

Free admission
Annual IACCGH Tax Seminar
Annual IACCGH Tax Seminar

Date: Sunday, February 23 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: India House 8888 West Bellfort Ave, Houston TX 77031.

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RapidFire Pitch Competition

Date: Wednesday, February 26 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: The Cannon 1334 Brittmoore Rd, Houston, TX 77043

For Registration and information, click here.
The 1st Annual Houston Business Matchmaker
Date: Friday, March 6 - 8:30am to 3:30pm

Location: 6815 Rustic St, Houston, TX 77013

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26th Seminar Series - PUB Houston
PUB Houston Seminar Series

Date: March 6 - 6:15pm to 8:30pm

Location: Lovett PDR (Lovett College), Rice University. 6310 Main St, Houston, TX 77005.

For registration and information, click here.
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