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  • The extraction of investments - Bain São Paulo

    October 13, 2015 | Oil and Gas | Istoé Dinheiro | Media mention

    According to José de Sa, a partner with Bain & Company's Oil & Gas practice, the diversity of buyers in the industry is minimal, preventing Brazil from becoming an international player. (Full article only available in Portuguese)

  • The demand for oil has changed hands - Bain São Paulo

    September 29, 2015 | Oil and Gas | CartaCapital | Media mention

    Bain & Company partner Jose de Sa says demand for oil has diminished in China, along with the soft landing of the Chinese economy. (Full article only available in Portuguese)

  • Crisis hits harder in Rio - Bain São Paulo

    April 19, 2015 | Oil and Gas | O Globo | Media mention

    Layoffs affect not only the extractive industries, but also petroleum services businesses. José de Sá, a partner with Bain & Company, explains that the impact on those businesses is even greater than on the extractive industry itself, since smaller companies tend to have less room to maneuver.

  • Suppliers should expand the surge of mergers in the sector - Bain São Paulo

    April 17, 2015 | Mergers & Acquisitions, Oil and Gas | Valor Econômico | Media mention

    Mergers and acquisitions between oil companies, such as the $70 billion purchase of the British BG by the British-Dutch Shell, are effects of the current crisis surrounding international oil prices, according to Bain & Company. (Full article only available in Portuguese)

  • Pre-salt rule may change - Bain São Paulo

    December 15, 2014 | Oil and Gas | O Globo | Media mention

    The government is rethinking the partition model, which requires the state to be the operator of pre-salt fields. Bain & Company partner Rodrigo Más discusses why renegotiations are likely to occur. (Full article only available in Portuguese)

  • Study maps stimuli for biofuels - Bain São Paulo

    November 18, 2014 | Oil and Gas | Valor Econômico | Media mention

    A Bain & Company study found that biofuels still need support from governments in order to continue growing in the coming years. It further found that these stimuli are more efficient in the form of mandates rather than through production subsidies. (Full article only available in Portuguese)

  • Big data in the oil industry: Turning promise into value - Bain São Paulo

    November 10, 2014 | Oil and Gas | IT Fórum 365 | Media mention

    New tools and high-level analytical capacities allow oil and gas producers to capture more detailed data in real time with lower costs. This can help them improve the performance of the oil fields by 6-8%, according to a survey by Bain & Company. (Full article only available in Portuguese)

  • Another angle - Bain São Paulo

    October 15, 2014 | Exame | Media mention

    Not long ago, the world was experiencing a sort of honeymoon phase with biofuels, which were seen as a clean, renewable energy source that could replace petroleum. (Full article only available in Portuguese)

  • Brazil sees potential for sugarcane in Africa - Bain São Paulo

    September 05, 2014 | Valor Econômico | Media mention

    The National Bank for Economic and Social Development (BNDES) has just completed a major study for the development of various sugar and ethanol production clusters in West Africa, one of the poorest regions of the world.

  • Big data appears to reduce costs - Bain São Paulo

    August 25, 2014 | Valor Econômico – Nacional | Media mention

    The amount of data available in the oil and gas industry has made the sector conducive to application of big data technology.