(Petrobras, 12.Jul.2022) — Petrobras, following up on the release disclosed on 3 June 2022, informs the beginning of the non-binding phase for the sale of its entire 18.80% stake in the company UEG Araucária S.A. (UEGA), located in the state of Paraná.
Potential buyers qualified for this phase will receive a process letter containing detailed information about the company, in addition to instructions on the divestment process, including guidelines for the preparation and submission of non-binding proposals.
This disclosure complies with Petrobras’ divestment guidelines and the special regime of asset divestment by federal mixed capital companies, provided for in Decree 9,188/2017.
This transaction is aligned with the portfolio management strategy and the improvement of the company’s capital allocation, aiming at the maximization of value and greater return to society.
Usina Elétrica a Gás de Araucária UEGA is a partnership between Copel Group and Petrobras, consisting of a natural gas-fired generation plant (combined cycle, with two gas turbines and one steam turbine), located in Araucária – PR, close to the Bolivia-Brazil gas pipeline (GASBOL). It started operations in 2002 and has a total installed capacity of 484 MW.