This excerpt taken from the PBR 6-K filed Dec 12, 2008.
Attached as Exhibit 100 to Form 6-K are the following materials from the Report on Form 6K of Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. - PETROBRAS for the quarter ended March 31, 2008, filed on May 22, 2008, formatted in XBRL (Extensible Business Reporting Language): (i). Consolidated Balance Sheets, (ii). Consolidated Statements of Income, (iii). Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows, (iv). Consolidated Statements of Changes in Shareholders' Equity.
The financial information contained in the XBRL is not the official publicly filed financial statements of Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. - PETROBRAS. The purpose of submitting these XBRL formatted documents is to test the related format and technology and, as a result, investors should continue to rely on the official filed version of the furnished documents and not rely on this information in making investment decisions.
In accordance with Rule 402 of Regulation S-T, the information in this Form 6-K, including Exhibit 100 shall not be deemed to be filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the Exchange Act), or otherwise subject to the liability of that section, and shall not be incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other document filed under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
Date: December 12, 2008
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