Latin America’s Largest Oil and Gas Expo Begins in Rio

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The largest conference in Latin America in the oil and gas sector, Rio Oil and Gas 2016, began on Monday, October 24th, in Rio de Janeiro, with Brazilian officials trying to convince foreign investors that Brazil is still an attractive place to do business, despite the recent troubles with its state-controlled oil and gas company, Petrobras.

“It [oil and gas] is a sector that plays a central, strategic role in the economy of any country. Particularly in our economy,” said Brazil’s President Michel Temer, at the conference’s . . .

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