Environmental Protection Project (NDB-environmentalprotecti)

  • Brazil
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Duque de Caxias - Rio de Janeiro; Betim - Minas Gerais
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Financial Institutions
  • New Development Bank (NDB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
May 28, 2018
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Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. (“Petrobras”)
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  • Energy
  • Infrastructure
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 200.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 340.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ NDB website

Updated in EWS Mar 21, 2019

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Project Description

According to the bank, the project consists of upgrades in infrastructure and equipment of two existing refineries that will improve the Company’s environmental performance and address new regulations required by local environmental legislation. Also according to the bank, as a result of the Project, harmful emissions will be significantly reduced and water and soil contamination will be avoided. NDB will support the Project through a senior, unsecured corporate loan of up to USD 200 million.

The Project’s components are divided into four sub-projects in two different refineries – REGAP (located in the municipality of Betim, in the state of Minas Gerias) and REDUC (located in the municipality of Duque de Caxias, in the state of Rio de Janeiro).

Investment Description
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