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Petrobras Reports Off-Shore Gas Leak, Says It’s Been Isolated

November 26, 2011

Nov. 26 (Bloomberg) -- Petroleo Brasileiro SA, Brazil’s state-controlled oil company, said a gas leak at an off-shore field has been controlled and is being monitored, according to an e-mailed statement.

The leak was “minimal” and has been isolated, the company known as Petrobras said in the statement. There is “no risk of fire, explosion or for the people working on the platform,” the statement said.

--Editor: Joe Sabo.

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