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Assuming a higher risk

Although DNV GL describes environmental risk analysis in Brazil as being in an initial phase compared to Norwegian standards, there are...

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Merger with a global impact

DNV GL is to become the world’s largest ship and offshore classification society to the maritime industry, a leading provider of...

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30 years of Norwegian support

Since 1983, the Norwegian government has supported indigenous people in Brazil financially. The 30 year anniversary for the support program...

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Substantial changes in REPETRO regime

On December 5, 2013, Brazilian authorities published the new REPETRO regulation (Instrução Normativa RFB no. 1.415/13). The team of ACT...

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Great turnout at NBCC family event

The traditional NBCC Year-End event took place on December 8, 2013, in the same pleasant surroundings as earlier years in Alto do Joá....

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Cheaper oil, but not cheap

In November, Torbjørn Kjus (photo below) talked about the future of the oil prices during a breakfast seminar in Rio de Janeiro. He has...

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The benefits of collaboration

“Detailed requirements and regulations can endanger the collaboration everyone says they want so badly”, warns Kjetil Solbrække,...

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Rolls-Royce awarded Petrobras contract

Rolls-Royce has been awarded a $138M, five-year services contract by Petrobras, a world leader in deep and ultra-deep water oil and gas...

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Norway and Brazil sign MOU on R&D

“With this agreement in place, we stand stronger together in shaping our future. The MOU provides an excellent framework for kick...

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Quick peek into a rigid system

On November 18, 2013, Firjan and NBCC organized an event on labor rights and the Brazilian wage adjustment process for NBCC members. The...

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