BRATECC | Number 26 - November 2021
November 2021 Newsletter
(2nd Edition)
Cocktail Reception in Honor of Roberto Ardenghy -
Petrobras Chief Institutional & Sustainability Officer

Date: Tuesday, Dec 7th | Time: 6:00pm (CST)
Join us on honoring Roberto Ardenghy, Petrobras' Chief Institutional & Sustainability Officer, a diplomat with an extensive experience in both government and the private sectors with focus in Oil & Gas and trade government affairs, will be our honoree at the Cocktail event.

In addition to that, ANP Director-General, Rodolfo Henrique de Saboia will be the Event's keynote speaker. Director Saboia will make a presentation about the “Onshore O&G Opportunities and the Brazil New Natural Gas Market”, followed by a Q&A session.
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BRATECC Members are invited to enjoy an exclusive discount of 15% OFF on main dining meals at Restaurant, Fogo de Chão.

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Featured Member: Bradesco
BRATECC’s long time partner and member, Bradesco, has just renewed as Contributing member. Bradesco is one of the largest financial institutions in Brazil, considering the total assets, number of branches and customers. Serves in Brazil and abroad different kind of clients, individuals, companies of all sizes and the most important national and international companies, institutional investors and financial institutions. The bank offers a wide variety of services and products that include all modalities of credit operations and deposit-taking, credit card issuance, consortium, insurance, leasing, payment collection and processing, supplementary pension plans, investment banking, asset management, intermediation and brokerage services. It’s global footprint includes operations in NY, Miami, London, Luxembourg and Hong Kong. Recently acquired a bank in Coral Gables, FL called BAC Florida. Bradesco is also actively engaged in the digital banking era.
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Monthly News
Brasil supera média mundial de totalmente vacinados contra Covid-19
"O Brasil já superou a média mundial de pessoas completamente imunizadas contra a doença, segundo informações do Our World in Data, ligado à Universidade de Oxford. O país está com 60,04% de vacinados – os dados são de 17 de novembro -, enquanto a média global é de 41,74%."

Brazil touts partnership with SpaceX to connect rural areas and monitor Amazon forest
"Brazil is looking to partner with SpaceX to expand internet connection to rural schools and protect the Amazon, the country's Communications Minister Fabio Faria tweeted."

Brazil makes major upgrade to railway investment forecast
"The Brazilian government increased the estimate for railway investments under a new regime of authorization of such projects. The infrastructure ministry raised its forecast from 100bn reais (US$17.8bn) to 150bn reais amid growing interest among companies, according to a press release."

The U.S. borders have been reopened for Brazilians, non U.S. citizens or non-residents
Beginning on Monday, November 8, the U.S. borders have been reopened for Brazilians, non U.S. citizens or non-residents.

Learn more about the new parameters and book your next trip by clicking on the link below and following our Trustee long-time member and 2021 BRATECC Company of the Year, United Airlines.

A partir do dia 8 de novembro, a Embaixada e Consulados dos EUA no Brasil voltarão a processar serviços rotineiros de vistos
"A partir do dia 8 de novembro, a Embaixada e Consulados dos EUA no Brasil voltarão a processar serviços rotineiros de vistos de não-imigrantes, inclusive as renovações (que em alguns casos podem ser feitas sem comparecer a uma entrevista). Reconhecemos que o tempo de espera pode ser longo, e aconselhamos que todos os viajantes marquem a entrevista o mais rápido possível. Continuamos priorizando um grupo limitado, como casos humanitários e estudantes." 

Oito habilitadas no leilão da cessão onerosa
“A Comissão Especial de Licitações da ANP habilitou Chevron, Enauta, Equinor, ExxonMobil, Petrogal, Petronas, TotalEnergies e Ecopetrol para disputar a 2ª Rodada de Licitações dos Volumes Excedentes da Cessão Onerosa, que acontece em 17 de dezembro. A concorrência vai ofertar as áreas de Sépia e Atupu, no pré-sal da Bacia de Santos."

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