This excerpt taken from the PBR 6-K filed Nov 13, 2006.
New depositary bank for Petrobras ADRs
(Rio de Janeiro, November 09, 2006) - PETRÓLEO BRASILEIRO S/A - PETROBRAS, [Bovespa: PETR3/PETR4, NYSE: PBR/PBRA, Latibex: XPBR/XPBRA], a Brazilian international energy company, announces that has held a tender for the provision of custody and registry services for its American Depositary Receipts ADRs program at New York Stock Exchange - NYSE and the winning institution was JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A..
Citibank, N.A., which currently provides the services, will offer assistance for the ADR holders until December 31, 2006. As from January 1st, 2007, Petrobras ADR holders will be able to obtain information about their ADRs with the new depositary bank (JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.) through the following telephones: 212 623 6177 e 212 623 1546 New York USA.
Almir Guilherme Barbassa