This excerpt taken from the PBR 6-K filed Nov 21, 2007.
(A free translation of the original report in Portuguese)
08.01 COMMENTS ON THE CONSOLIDATED PERFORMANCE IN THE QUARTER
The year-to-date international unit lifting cost climbed 34% over the 9M-2006, due to higher oil industry costs, the return to normal operations, which had been jeopardized by the partial production stoppage in 2006; the operational start-up of the Cottonwood field in February/07, with its greater average costs; and maintenance services and the recovery of mature wells in Angola.
Compared to the 2Q-2007, the third-quarter international unit lifting cost remained virtually flat.
This excerpt taken from the PBR 6-K filed Aug 21, 2007.
DISTRIBUTION: The Distribution segment posted a first-half net income of R$ 404 million, 37% above the R$ 295 million declared in the first half of 2006, resulting from a 12% increase in sales volume and a reduction in selling expenses.
The segment recorded a 34.1% share of the national fuel distribution market (in line with new criterion which adjusts for volume from ethanol sales) versus 31.4% in the first half of 2006 (32.5% according to the previous criterion).
In the second quarter, net income increased by 14% as compared to the first quarter of 2007 due to higher sales volume and lower selling expenses.
The segmens period share of the fuel distribution market increased from 33.9% in the first quarter of 2007, to 34,2% in the latest quarter.
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