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Petrobras to sell stake in Bolivia-Brazil pipeline

The Brazilian company is divesting its stake in the Gasbol pipeline, with Bolivia's YPFB reported to be interested in buying it The Brazilian company is divesting its stake in the Gasbol pipeline, with Bolivia's YPFB reported to be interested in buying it.
By Ed O'Brien 18 July 2019 Americas / Pipelines, Storage & Power 0 34408
Gas pipeline infrastructure in Brazil. (Petrobras)

The key issue: Petrobras has agreed to sell its majority stake in Transportadora Brasileira Gasoduto Bolivia-Brasil, the owner of the Brazilian side of the Gasbol pipeline.   

Interfax analysis: Petrobras’s 51% stake in the company that operates the Brazilian side of the Bolivia-Brazil Gasbol pipeline – the last major midstream asset under its control – is to be sold as part of a deal signed on 8 July with Brazilian antitrust regulator the Administrative Council for Economic Defense (CADE). The energy giant will divest its holdings in gas transport and distribution by...