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PETROBRAS is the leader of the Brazilian oil sector and is present in 25 countries.

The company plans to invest US$ 220.6 billion until 2018 and achieve an average production of 4 million bpd of oil in the decade of 2020 to be among the top five integrated energy companies in the world by 2030."

We have upwards of 135 production platforms, 15 refineries, 31,000 kilometers of pipelines and more than 8,000 service stations. Our proved reserves are around 16 billion barrels of oil.

We have built a track record of overcoming challenges since 1953, when the company was created. The main one was developing technology to explore and produce oil in deep and ultra-deep waters, where upwards of 90% of our reserves are nestled. Petrobras' Research Center is the biggest in Latin America, and is in constant growth.

We undertake our activities with socioenvironmental responsibility, and that is why we are among the world's most sustainable corporations. We have been listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index since 2006, with the spotlight on the ongoing improvement of the corporate governance practices and on the adoption of international transparency standards.



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Eletrobras is the biggest company of the electric power sector in Latin America. It is a mixed economy and open capital stock corporation, with shares traded at São Paulo (Bovespa), Madrid and New York Stock Exchange. Federal government holds 54.46% of the ordinary shares of the company. The company is responsible for 34% of Brazil’s total generation capacity (42,987 MW), by means of 45 hydroelectric plants, 125 thermoelectric plants, eight wind farms and two thermonuclear plants. It is also responsible for 57,300 km of transmission lines and 248,400 km of distribution lines.

Eletrobras supports government strategic programs, such as the program that fosters alternative electric power sources (Proinfa), the National Program for Universal Access To and Use of Electric Power (Luz para Todos) and the National Program for Electric Power Conservation (Procel). Eletrobras mission is to operate in energy markets in an integrated, profitable and sustainable manner. Our company’s vision is to become the largest global clean energy corporate system by 2020, with profitability in line with the major companies in the electric utilities sector.



BNDES (National Bank of Economic and Social Development), a federal public company, is today the main instrument for long-term funding for investments in all segments of the economy in a policy that includes the social, regional and environmental dimensions.

Since its foundation in 1952, BNDES excels in supporting agriculture, industry, infrastructure, trade and services, offering special conditions for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises. The Bank also has been implementing social investment lines, directed to education and health, family agriculture, sanitation and urban transport.

The support from BNDES is given by means of financing the investment projects, acquisition of equipment and exports of goods and services. In addition, the Bank acts on strengthening the capital structure of private companies and is intended for non-reimbursable funding to projects that contribute to the social, cultural and technological development.

Thus, BNDES reinforces the historic compromise with the development of the whole Brazilian society; it is in alignment with the most urgent challenges of the contemporary social and economic dynamics.


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Founded in March 2000, Invepar is a Brazilian transport infrastructure group that operates in the highway, airport and urban mobility segments.

Since November 2012, Invepar has been operating, in a consortium with Airports Company South Africa (ACSA), the São Paulo International Airport (GRU), Brazil’s largest airport with traffic of approximately 36 million passengers.

Invepar also manages a total of 1,964 kilometers of highways through eight concessionaires: LAMSA - Linha Amarela S.A. (RJ), CLN - Litoral Norte S.A (BA), CART - Auto Raposo Tavares S.A. (SP), CBN - Bahia Norte S.A (BA), CRT - Rio Teresópolis S.A. (RJ), CRA - Rota do Atlântico (PE), ViaRio (RJ) and Via Parque Rímac (Lima, Peru), the group’s first international concession.  In December 2013, Invepar gained the concession of a 936.8-kilometer stretch of BR-040, between Brasília and Juiz de Fora (MG).

Invepar also operates in the urban mobility segment through MetrôRio and VLT Carioca, a Light Rail Vehicle system in the city of Rio de Janeiro. Committed to sustainable development, Invepar has been a signatory to the UN’s Global Compact since 2010.

For more information on Invepar, please visit



With 75 years of history, the construction company Camargo Corrêa is a reference in engineering projects of large size and high complexity. Some of the major landmarks of Brazilian and international infrastructure in the areas of Oil and Gas, Energy, Infrastructure and Industry have the participation of Camargo Corrêa, which operates in Latin America and Africa.




GDF SUEZ develops its businesses (power, natural gas, energy services) around a model based on responsible growth to take up today’s major energy and environmental challenges: meeting energy needs, ensuring the security of supply, fighting against climate change and maximizing the use of resources. The Group provides highly efficient and innovative solutions to individuals, cities and businesses by relying on diversified gas-supply sources, flexible and low-emission power generation as well as unique expertise in four key sectors: independent power production, liquefied natural gas, renewable energy and energy efficiency services. GDF SUEZ employs 147,200 people worldwide and achieved revenues of €81,3 billion in 2013. The Group is listed on the Paris, Brussels and Luxembourg stock exchanges and is represented in the main international indices: CAC 40, BEL 20, DJ Euro Stoxx 50, Euronext 100, FTSE Eurotop 100, MSCI Europe and Euronext Vigeo (World 120, Eurozone 120, Europe 120 and France 20).


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ENGEVIX is a Brazilian company founded in 1965, that provides a broad range of services from feasibility studies, consulting engineering and project management to fully-integrated solutions (EPC and Turnkey contracts). In 2015 ENGEVIX celebrates its 50th anniversary working in Energy, Infrastructure and Industry fields. ENGEVIX was the first engineering company to accomplish the higher standards in Quality Management System (ISO 9001), Environment Management System (ISO 14001), Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OHSAS 18001). ENGEVIX currently employs 3,500 people.



As the Brazilian subsidiary of ARCADIS, the leading global natural and built asset design and consultancy firm working in partnership with clients to deliver exceptional and sustainable outcomes, ARCADIS Logos is considered number 1 in Project Management Services and is within the 3 largest engineering and consultancy companies in Brazil. Present in the Brazilian market since 1970, it is the fully prepared to provide a vast range of services, from Environmental Consultancy up to Implementation, covering all phases of the Cycle of a Project. Operating at the Infrastructure, Environment, Water and Buildings markets in Latin America, Africa, Asia and Middle East, it is supported by the expertise of more than 3,200 employees in Brazil aligned to the global knowledge of ARCADIS, a 22,000 people company that generate €2.5 billion in revenues. Please visit:


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NÚCLEO ENGENHARIA CONSULTIVA S.A. is a multi sector company and one of the leading Brazilian companies in the field of consulting engineering. With more than 24 years of experience, NÚCLEO has the expertise to develop solutions in several activities, such as:

  • Studies;
  • Engineering Projects (Conceptual, Basic and Detailed)
  • Technical Support;
  • Inspection and Commissioning;
  • Implementation and Construction Management.

The main sectors of the company's  business are:

  • Industry, Oil and Gas
    Chemical and Petrochemical Plants; Oil Terminals and Pipelines
  • Energy
    Electrical, Thermal, Hydroelectric and Eolian (generation, transmission and distribution)
  • Infrastructure
    Highways, Airports, Ports, Railways, Sanitation and Water Supply
  • Urban Planning
    Buildings, Architectural, Urbanization and Regularization

NÚCLEO headquarters is located in the city of São Paulo, with three branches strategically located in Brazilian capitals – Rio de Janeiro, Belo Horizonte and Florianopolis - and several other offices in numerous cities across the country.

One of the largest companies in its segment, NÚCLEO grew an average of 34% in each of the last five years, and has just around one thousand employees.

NÚCLEO has its own Quality Management System, duly certified according to the standards of ISO 9.001; ISO 14.001, OHSAS 18.001 and S.A. 8.000.


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Established in 1960, Promon Engenharia, belonging to the Promon Group, is a Brazilian company recognized for its competence in the field of engineering, the management of enterprises and prominent entrepreneurial capacity. Its field of activity principally covers preparation of the project, integration, and implementation of complex infrastructure solutions destined for key sectors of the economy. The more prominent among these are electric energy, oil and gas, processing industries, and chemical and petrochemical, mining, and iron and steel products.

In its 54 years of activity, Promon Engenharia has developed one of the most expressive arrays of projects already developed by a national company in the infrastructure areas. During this period, the company took part in initiatives that exerted a direct impact on the country’s development, such as the building of petroleum refineries, petrochemical units, maritime terminals, power plants and their transmission systems, iron and steel and mining mills, the automotive and aircraft industries, the implementation of telephony networks, the construction of commercial buildings, besides large railroad, road and public transportation projects.

In addition, the award of “Company of the Year” granted in the 2011 edition of the “Best and Biggest” companies yearbook published by Exame magazine, the constant presence of the Promon Group in the rankings of the best companies in which to work and of the model companies in the field of enterprise sustainability, such conquests as the “MAKE – Most Admired Knowledge Enterprise” Award and the “Top of Mind Award in Project Management” granted by the Project Management Institute – PMI, besides the winning of the National Quality Award granted by National Quality Foundation in 2007, show the solidness of its managerial practices and the success of its enterprise model.


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Founded in 1942, Pinheiro Neto Advogados is proud of its pioneering role in shaping the Brazilian legal and economic scenario. We are a 500 attorneys full-service law firm that is committed to delivering a high level of expertise in major areas of legal practice, including the representation of some of the world’s largest organisations (owners, multilateral agencies, financial institutions, designers, consulting engineers, contractors and developers) in their global infrastructure and construction projects. We assist clients across the entire construction project spectrum, including the use of FIDIC contracts, the negotiation of project finance contracts, public procurement, as well as on litigation, arbitration, mediation, expert determination and dispute boards (DRBs, DABs or CDBs). Some recent examples include gas facilities, power plants (nuclear, coal-fired, gas-fired, combined cycle and hydro), wind farms, steel manufacturing facilities, copper-mining facilities, coal mining facilities and ports. Contact: Júlio César Bueno, Partner, at,br and +55-11 3247-8667.


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ENGECORPS is a Brazilian consulting engineering firm part of TYPSA Group. Established in 1990, the company boasts a multidisciplinary team of approximately 300 professionals with great technical capacity and solid academic training, working both in the domestic and international markets.

Since its inception, ENGECORPS has accumulated knowledge and experience from a wide variety of civil engineering projects delivered to both private and public clients, always standing out for providing quality and innovative solutions in its various fields of action. Today, the firm stands as one of the leaders in technical quality and competence within the Brazilian consulting engineering market, and its Quality System is NBR ISO-9001-certified.

At present, ENGECORPS has five offices in Brazil: a main headquarters in Alphaville (SP); regional offices in São Paulo (SP), São Carlos (SP), Rio de Janeiro (RJ) and Belo Horizonte (MG); two international offices — one in the Dominican Republic (Santo Domingo) and another in Peru (Lima); and several other offices for specific projects.

In 2009, the firm became part of TYPSA Group, one of the most experienced European independent consultants in the development of infrastructure. Founded in Spain in 1966, the group works very actively planning, designing and supervising important engineering projects in the fields of transport, water, building, energy, the environment and urban development across Europe, America, Africa and the Middle East.

In 2013, TYPSA Group turnover was 258 million US$. It has a staff of 2,152 employees (as at 31.12.2013) and 99.25 million US$ in equity.


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CAIXA is the largest public bank in Latin America, with more than 45,000 points of service in the 5,561 Brazilian cities.

For more information on CAIXA, please visit


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