By Jewellord T. Nem Singh, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO – Petrobrás has released its latest Sustainability Report, which contains the thorough details of its 1,600 projects amounting to a total investment of R$464.5 million in 2009. The projects contribute to its social responsibility agenda in response to the consequences of oil extraction, which remains somewhat in the shadow of the oil refinery disaster in Duque de Caixas, Rio de Janeiro in 1997.
Within the oil sector that year, (including petroleum refining, alcohol production and nuclear combustibles . . .