BRATECC | Number 17 - February 2021
Newsletter February 2021
Letter from Texas Governor Greg Abbott -
Celebrating BRATECC 20th Anniversary
Upcoming Webinar |
Breaking Down The New Brazilian REPETRO:
Recent Tax Reliefs, Impacts on Business Structures and Planning
Date: March 10th | Time: 9 am (CST) - 12 h (GMT-3)
Discussion Panel
Helder Waiandt, Board Director at Brazil-Texas Chamber of Commerce
Bruno Affonso Ferreira, Tax Partner at MAFB Advogados
Júlia Mota, Partner at Mota Advogados
Guilherme Castro, Custom and Logistics Manager at Grupo Nicomex
Rita Zanforlin, Partner at Mota Advogados
In this event our speakers will present:
(i) major and most important news about the new Repetro (special Tax framework for the Brazilian O&G sector);
(ii) relevant tax opportunities for temporary and permanent imports and local business and;
iii) available contractual structures for the industry.
It will be of benefit to those seeking an update on recent changes in the corporate, tax, and customs laws and regulations impacting the Brazilian oil and gas sector, with a focus on the Repetro regime.
Not a member yet? No problem! You can fill out our application form and become a member now!
Don't miss any of BRATECC & Partners Webinars. More knowledge and resources for you,
for FREE! Click here
Fogo de Chão Curbside PromoBRATECC Members Exclusive
BRATECC Members are invited to enjoy exclusive discounts at Restaurant Fogo de Chão, while supporting a local business during the pandemic: 15% OFF on main dining meals!

Call Tiffany De La Rosa – Fogo’s Sales Manager - NOW and make your next Fogo de Chão reservation. Don’t forget to mention you are a proud BRATECC Member!

Call 713.978.6500
Featured Member: Chevron
BRATECC’s Patron member since 2018, Chevron is one of the world's leading integrated energy companies. Through its subsidiaries that conduct business in Brazil and across the word, the company is involved in virtually every facet of the energy industry. Chevron explores for, produces and transports crude oil and natural gas; refines, markets and distributes transportation fuels and lubricants; manufactures and sells petrochemicals and additives; generates power; and develops and deploys technologies that enhance business value in every aspect of the company's operations. For more on please visit Chevron's website on the link below.
Monthly News
Brazil’s Bolsonaro visits Amazon jungle state hit by floods
"Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro visited the state of Acre, in the Amazon rainforest, where several cities have been submerged in floodwaters, adding yet another challenge for the beleaguered state."

Biden Visits Storm-Battered Texas and Vows Federal Help ‘For the Long Haul’
“At an emergency response center in Houston on Friday, President Biden praised officials who had slept in stairwells as they worked around the clock to help people with no power or drinkable water because of the devastating storms, low temperatures and breakdown of basic utilities that had paralyzed Texas.

India launches Brazil's Amazonia-1 Earth observation satellite and 18 others into orbit
“"This satellite has a very important mission for Brazil," said Marcos Pontes, Brazil's minister for Science, Technology and Innovation, who is also the country's first astronaut (he flew to the International Space Station in 2006). "It represents a new era of the Brazilian industry for satellite development in Brazil."

Satélite Amazônia 1, primeiro totalmente feito no Brasil, é lançado ao espaço
“O satélite foi desenvolvido no Inpe, em São José dos Campos, e levado em 22 de dezembro para a Índia para ser lançado. Embarcaram em fevereiro para acompanhar o envio do satélite o diretor do INPE e o Ministro da Ciência e Tecnologia, Marcos Pontes."

Não existe solução milagrosa para reduzir preços de combustíveis
Our BRATECC "Best Person of the Year 2019" awardee, Decio Oddone, CEO at Enauta, wrote an article to Folha de S.Paulo Talking about the current Oil and Gas situation price situation in Brazil.

President Joseph R. Biden Approves Emergency Declaration for Texas
"FEMA announced federal emergency aid has been made available to the state of Texas to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in areas affected by a severe winter storm beginning on Feb. 11, 2021 and continuing."

Valor da produção agropecuária deve superar R$ 1 trilhão em 2021
“O Valor Bruto da Produção Agropecuária (VBP), que corresponde à renda dentro da porteira, deve atingir este ano R$ 1,002 trilhão, segundo estimativa do Ministerio da Agricultura (Mapa)."

Shearwater to shoot Brazil's biggest OBN seismic survey
“The Brazilian gas market is opening up to competition and the state monopolist Petrobras has sold its stakes in two major onshore pipelines as well as numerous upstream stakes. But the pre-salt reserves need more transport capacity to reach shore."

TAG começa mapeamento de interessados em transporte de gás para expandir sua malha
“A Transportadora Associada de Gás (TAG) começou nesta semana a fase de mapeamento de demandas do mercado por serviços de transporte de gás natural."

Share Your News With Us!
Have your company featured in BRATECC's newsletter
Prime Members
Trustee Members
Patron Members
Contributing Members
Connect with us: