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Brazil’s IBAMA to Assess Petrobras’s Response to Santos Spill

February 02, 2012

Feb. 2 (Bloomberg) -- Brazil’s federal environmental agency IBAMA will assess Petroleo Brasileiro SA’s response to an oil spill in the Santos Basin, according to an e-mailed statement by the oil sector regulator, known as ANP.

ANP said IBAMA will use its conclusions to decide on the possibility of administrative sanctions to Petrobras, as the company is known.

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To contact the editor responsible for this story: Fabiola Moura at

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