Brazil’s oil giant Petrobras plans to drill off the Amazon river mouth in 2022 

Petrobras considers the equatorial margin of the Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of Brazil, as a very “interesting” and “promising” exploration horizon, and cited the discoveries made in the area by Guyana and Suriname, in which reserves of up to 10 billion barrels have already been confirmed.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Brazilian oil company Petrobras plans to start drilling oil wells next year in the controversial concessions it was awarded in deep waters of the Atlantic, in front of the mouth of the Amazon River, and whose exploitation is harshly criticized by environmental groups.

This Friday, at a press conference by Fernando Borges, director of Commercialization and Logistics of Brazil's largest company, the forecast was disclosed this Friday, who said that Petrobras expects to receive the respective environmental license early 2022.

"The expectation is to have the environmental license in early 2022, and the forecast . . .

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