A empresa japonesa Mitsui assinou um acordo a Petrobras para aquisição parcial de unidade de distribuição de gás natural (Gaspetro) por cerca de R$ 1,9 bilhões ($ 489 m.)
Through Mitsui Gas, Mitsui is set to acquire 49% of shares in Gaspetro which has equity stakes in local gas distribution companies (LDCs) in 19 Brazilian states.
Mitsui Gas with equity interests in LDCs in seven states was acquired by Mitsui in 2006 and since then the companies worked to improve the gas distribution infrastructure in Brazil.
According to the company, the acquisition of Gaspetro shares will increase the number of states served by gas companies in which Mitsui Gas has an equity interest to 19.
The gas distribution business in the country comprises regional monopolies based on the concessions that are granted by state governments… (MERCOPRESS)