This excerpt taken from the PBR 6-K filed Aug 13, 2008.
Independent accountants review report
(A free translation of the original report in Portuguese, as filed with the Brazilian Securities Commission (CVM), prepared in accordance with rules of the CVM)
We have reviewed the accounting information included in the Quarterly Information - ITR (Parent Company and Consolidated) of Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras and its subsidiaries for the quarter ended June 30, 2008, comprising the balance sheet and the related statements of income, cash flows and added value, the management report and the footnotes, which are the responsibility of its management.
Our review was performed in accordance with the review standards established by the IBRACON - Brazilian Institute of Independent Auditors and the Federal Council of Accountancy - CFC, which comprised, mainly: (a) inquiry and discussion with management responsible for the accounting, financial and operational areas of the Company and its subsidiaries, regarding the main criteria adopted in the preparation of the Quarterly Information; and (b) review of the information and subsequent events, which have, or may have, a material effect on the financial position and operations of the Company and its subsidiaries.