Offshore Brazil Dinner Review

Access for Women in Energy (AccessWIE) organised a roundtable dinner discussion on offshore Brazil. The event, which took place on 30 November 2011 in London, was hosted by Norton Rose, a leading global law firm, in collaboration with Deloitte, a UK-incorporated multinational professional services network.

Participants came from a variety of institutions including: Aegis, Baker Hughes, Centre for Global Energy Studies (CGES), Deloitte, DLA Piper, Eversheds, MEC International Ltd, Norton Rose, Oil Council, Opus Executive Partners Ltd, Petrobras, Petrofac, Royal Bank for Scotland (RBS) and the Windsor Energy Group (WEG).

The danger of the oil curse also threatens Brazil, which is one of the most inequitable countries in the world

Dr Carole Nakhle, Director of AccessWIE, chaired the discussion, which focused on oil and gas in offshore Brazil, and addressed issues such as the country’s challenges and opportunities in the sector, the role of Petrobras, energy resource management, energy financing, the opportunity of shale gas in Brazil, regulatory framework and country risk.

To read the summary of the discussion click here.