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    Oil and Natural Gas

    State Statistics

    Proven and Total Oil and Natural Gas Reserves in the State of Rio de Janeiro and Brazil - 2013

    Proven Reserves

    Oil (millions of m³) Gas (millions of m³)
    State of Rio de Janeiro 1.859,90 237.868,21
    Campos Basin 1.346,12 118.810,73
    Santos Basin 513,78 119.057,48
    Brazil 2.340,10 433.958,27
    State of Rio de Janeiro/Brazil (%) 79,5 54,8

    Total Reserves
    Oil (millions of m³) Gas (millions of m³)
    State of Rio de Janeiro 3.203,59 378.213,61
    Campos Basin 1.924,53 170.170,55
    Santos Basin 1.279,06 208.043,07
    Brazil* 4.103,40 696.153,16
    State of Rio de Janeiro/Brazil (%) 78,1 54,3

    Source: ANP/Superintendency of Development and Production (SDP).
    Notes: Excludes the reserves from fields under development that have not yet been formally recognized by the ANP.
    The reserves from the Roncador and Frade fields are totally appropriated in the State of Rio de Janeiro.
    * Location: land and sea.

    Source: ANP - Monthly Production Bulletin, in accordance with Decree no. 2.705/98.
    Notes:
    Notes:  Petroleum: oil and condensates. Does not include GNL (GLP and C5+).
    (m3) = cubic meter.
    * The total value of natural gas production includes the volumes of reinjection, burning and losses, and own consumption of natural gas.

    Source: ANP - Monthly Production Bulletin, in accordance with Decree no. 2.705/98.
    Notes:  Petroleum: oil and condensates. Does not include GNL (GLP and C5+).

    Ranking of Brazilian natural gas-producing states - 2013

    Ranking 2009 Natural Gas Production (in bep) % of Brazil
    Rio de Janeiro 63.386.657 35,5%
    Amazonas 26.292.189 14,7%
    Espírito Santo 27.971.199 15,7%
    Bahia 20.100.523 11,3%
    São Paulo 17.660.785 9,9%
    Sergipe 6.694.217 3,8%
    Rio Grande do Norte 3.458.109 1,9%
    Alagoas 3.714.397 2,1%
    Ceará 212.024 0,1%
    Maranhão 8.993.538 5,0%
    Brasil 178.483.639 100,0%

    Source: ANP - Monthly Production Bulletin, in accordance with Decree no. 2.705/98.
    Notes: The total value of natural gas production includes the volumes of reinjection, burning and losses, and own consumption of natural gas.
    (bep) = barrel of oil equivalent.

    Global Statistics

    Fonte: BP Statistical Review of World Energy June 2013

    Companies

    Economic agents operating in the petroleum industry and in the distribution of oil by products - 2014

    City of rio de Janeiro State of Rio de Janeiro Brazil City of Rio de Janeiro % do Brazil
    Exploration and Production Concessionaires 67 68 108 62,0
    Refineries 1 2 16 6,3
    Shale Processing Plant - - 1 0,0
    Natural Gas Processing Units - 2 15 0,0
    Petrochemical Centers - - 3 0,0
    Solvent Producers - - 2 0,0
    Fuel Formulators - - 1 0,0
    Biodiesel Producers - 2 64 0,0
    LPG Distributors 3 3 19 16
    Liquid Fuel Distributors 7 10 166 4,2
    Terminals 4 11 102 3,9
    Ethanol Collection Centers - 1 9 0,0
    Water Terminals 4 6 56 7,1
    Land Terminals - 4 37 0,0
    Total 86 98 497 17,3

    Source: National Petroleum Agency Yearbook (ANP) 2014

     

    Qualified Professionals

    Of the 39 universities offering Petroleum Engineering courses, 13 are located in Rio (33%). Of the 5 best, 3 are in the State of Rio de Janeiro and 2 in the City of Rio de Janeiro.

    Ranking of Brazilian universities that offer Petroleum&Gas related courses

    Ranking Institution (IES) City State IGC Intervals IGC Continuous
    Universidade Estadual do Norte Fluminense Darcy Ribeiro - UENF Campos dos Goytacazes RJ 4 392
    Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro - UFRJ Rio de Janeiro RJ 4 385
    Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro - PUC-RIO Rio de Janeiro RJ 4 377
    Fundação Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina - UDESC Florianópolis SC 4 369
    Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte - UFRN Natal RN 4 366
    Universidade Federal de Pelotas - UFPEL Pelotas RS 4 356
    Universidade Federal do Ceará - UFC Fortaleza CE 4 352
    Universidade Federal de Campina Grande - UFCG Campina Grande PB 4 348
    Universidade Federal Rural do Semi-Árido - UFERSA Mossoró RN 4 343
    10ª Universidade Federal Fluminense - UFF Niterói RJ 4 338
    11ª Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo - UFES Vitória ES 4 317
    12ª Universidade Veiga de Almeida - UVA Rio de Janeiro RJ 4 305
    13ª Universidade Federal de Sergipe - UFS São Cristóvão SE 4 299
    14ª Universidade Santa Cecília - UNISANTA Santos SP 4 296
    15ª Universidade Federal de Alagoas - UFAL Maceió AL 3 281
    16ª Centro Universitário FACEX - UNIFACEX Natal RN 3 272
    17ª Universidade do Grande Rio - UNIGRANRIO Duque de Caxias RJ 3 271
    18ª Universidade Federal do Amazonas - UFAM Manaus AM 3 269
    19ª Universidade Vila Velha - UVV Vila Velha ES 3 269
    20ª Universidade Católica de Petrópolis - UCP Petrópolis RJ 3 258
    21ª Universidade Católica de Santos - UNISANTOS Santos SP 3 252
    22ª Universidade Tiradentes - UNIT Aracaju SE 3 243
    23ª Centro Universitário Augusto Motta - UNISUAM Rio de Janeiro RJ 3 222
    24ª Centro Universitário Monte Serrat - UNIMONTE Santos SP 3 221
    25ª Centro Universitário Moacyr Sreder Bastos - UNIMSB Rio de Janeiro RJ 3 219
    26ª Centro Universitário Jorge Amado - UNIJORGE Salvador BA 3 218
    27ª Universidade do CEUMA - UNICEUMA São Luís MA 3 218
    28ª Universidade Iguaçu - UNIG Nova Iguaçu RJ 3 217
    29ª Centro Universitário de Barra Mansa - UBM Barra Mansa RJ 3 212
    30ª Universidade Estácio de Sá - UNESA Rio de Janeiro RJ 3 210
    31ª Universidade Potiguar - UNP Natal RN 3 210
    32ª Centro Universitário Celso Lisboa - UCL Rio de Janeiro RJ 3 192
    33ª Centro Universitário Estácio da Bahia - FIB Salvador BA 2 189
    34ª Faculdade Novo Milênio - FNM Vila Velha ES 2 185
    35ª Faculdade Regional de Alagoinhas - FARAL Alagoinhas BA 2 184
    36ª Faculdade do Espírito Santo - UNES Cachoeiro de Itapemirim ES 2 174
    37ª Centro Universitário Estácio Radial de São Paulo - RADIAL São Paulo SP 2 159
    38ª Universidade de São Paulo - USP São Paulo SP S/C S/C

    Source: MEC (http://emec.mec.gov.br/).
    Note: O General Institution Course Index (IGC) is an indicator of the quality of higher learning institutions that considers, in its composition, the quality of the undergraduate and graduate courses (masters and doctorate). As to the undergraduate course, the CPC indicator is used (preliminary course grade) and, as refers to the graduate courses, the Capes Grade is used. The final result is in continuous values (ranging from 0 to 500) and in intervals (from 1 to 5).

    O Rio de Janeiro possui 36% dos programas voltados para a formação de recursos humanos em nível superior no setor de petróleo e gás natural.

    Fonte: ANP (http://www.anp.gov.br/pg=7671&m=&t1=&t2=&t3=&t4=&ar=&ps=&cachebust=1271359553500)
    Atualizado em 27/06/2014 16:36:40
    Nota: Voltado para a formação de recursos humanos em nível superior, o PRH-ANP/MCT foi implementado em 1999 pela ANP, por meio da Coordenadoria de Tecnologia e Formação de Recursos Humanos. O Programa é conduzido pela ANP em parceria com o Ministério da Ciência e Tecnologia e com universidades em resposta à expansão da indústria do petróleo verificada após a abertura do setor de petróleo e gás natural à iniciativa privada. Esta abertura levou ao crescimento da demanda por profissionais qualificados em níveis de graduação, mestrado e doutorado.

    Leading Companies in the Energy Sector

    Eletrobrás Furnas rose in the rankings, going from 13th to 5th. Petrobrás maintained its position but there was na absolute and percentual rise in number of employees.

    Major energy companies installed in the City of Rio de Janeiro, by number of employees and national ranking - 2011

    Position in the Ranking of Brazil's Largest Companies Company Name N° of employees Type/Control % of total
    Petrobras 58.950 State/Brazilian 22,68
    Sistema Eletrobras 4.860 State/Brazilian 1,87
    11º Supergasbras 4.411 Private/Brazilian 1,70
    14º Grupo Light 4.103 Private/Brazilian 1,58
    Total of Largest in Brazil 259.921

    Major energy companies installed in the City of Rio de Janeiro, by sales and national ranking - 2011
    Position in the Ranking of Brazil's Largest Companies Company Name Value (in millions $) Type/Control % of Total
    Petrobrás 100.694 State/Brazilian 45,36
    Grupo Eletrobrás 3.862 State/Brazilian 1,74
    Light 3.747 Private/Brazilian 1,69
    26º Supergasbras 1.447 Private/Brazilian 0,65
    Total of Largest in Brazil 221.991

    Source: Exame 2012 Maiores e Melhores, analysis by Rio Negócios

    Creative Sectors

    Filmes produced in Rio are responsible for 90% of the national box office, 89% of the audience for Brazilian films and the city has 54% of the national market of production companies.

    *Headquarters of the largest media company in the country.
    *Main center for culture, arts and intelligence in Brazil.
    *Of the 5 largest Brazilian production companies, 4 are located in Rio.
    *Headquarters to the largest translation and dubbing company in Brazil.

    In 2010, the Creative Industry was responsible for 11% of the total Rio work force and took over the 2nd position in the ranking of cities with the greatest number of jobs in this sector.

    Creative Industry Employees - 2010

    Core Jobs % Chain Jobs %
    Rio de Janeiro 96.005 11,9% 973.921 9,2%
    Brazil 809.533 10.569.675

    Source: FIRJAN. A Cadeia da Indústria Criativa no Brasil, 2011 Edition.

     

    Salary Mass from Core Creative Economy Activities

    2009 2010
    City of Rio de Janeiro 220.897.103,10 248.374.583,60
    State of Rio de Janeiro 254.115.978,99 288.739.828,54
    Brazil 1.640.573.217,33 1.986.018.832,62

    Source: Annual Listing of Social Information - RAIS/MTE.
    Elaboração: Instituto Pereira Passos / Firjan.

     

    Average Monthly Wages for Employees in Core Creative Economy Activities  – 2011

    Segment Brazil RJ (1)
    Architecture 7.518 11.109
    Music 1.944 3.234
    Software and Computer Science 4.536 6.426
    Publishing 3.324 5.034
    TV and Radio 2.015 6.060
    Design 2.363 3.138
    Film and Video 1.661 5.099
    Advertising 4.462 5.380
    Performance Arts 2.767 8.572
    Visual Arts 2.195 3.456

    Source: FIRJAN. http://www.firjan.org.br/economiacriativa/pages/default.aspx    Access: 20/05/2014
    (1) City of Rio de Janeiro

    Fonte: FIRJAN
    (1) Município do Rio de Janeiro
    http://www.firjan.org.br/economiacriativa/pages/default.aspx | Acesso: 20/05/2014

    Distribuição espacial dos estabelecimentos ligados às atividades núcleo da cadeia da economia criativa - Município do Rio de Janeiro 2011

    Distribuição espacial dos estabelecimentos ligados às atividades relacionadas ao núcleo da cadeia da economia criativa - Município do Rio de Janeiro 2011

    Innovation

    Source: Fundação Carlos Chagas Filho de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado do Rio de Janeiro - FAPERJ, Technical Consultancy

    Number of scholarships / year and investments by type - 2011

    State of Rio de Janeiro Brazil
    Qty R$ thousand Qty R$ thousand
    Scholarships in the country 14.437 179.688 89.594 1.097.438
    Research Initiation 7.097 21.342 38.425 143.416
    Training and Qualification 3.448 80.482 23.248 484.359
    Research Stimulus 2.797 53.676 16.772 308.289
    Business Technological DevelopmentEmpresarial 917 18.350 10.419 142.132
    Others 178,8 5.838 731 19.242
    Scholarships abroad 1 89 495 26.988
    Total 14.438 179.777 90.089 1.124.425

    Research Fomentation: number of projects and investments

    Number of projects Investments (current thousand R$)
    2009 2010 2011 2009 2010 2011
    State of Rio de Janeiro 1.391 1.705 1.082 60.007 88.347 47.139
    Brazil 9.764 12.483 7.989 429.520 595.007 352.509

    Source: CNPq/AEI.
    Note: Number of scholarships-year = no. of tuition payments during the year / 12 months.

    Fonte: CNPq/AEI.

    Public Research and Technology Centers in the City of Rio de Janeiro

    Technology Centers
    CENPES - Petrobrás Centro de Pesquisas e Desenvolvimento Leopoldo Américo Miguez de Mello
    CEPEL Centro de Pesquisas de Energia Elétrica
    COPPE - UFRJ Instituto Alberto Luiz Coimbra de Pós-Gradução e Pesquisa de engenharia
    CETEL Centro Tecnológico do Exército
    Fundação Bio Rio Pólo de Biotecnologia do Rio de Janeiro
    FIOCRUZ Fundação Osvaldo Cruz
    CNEM Comissão Nacional de Energia Nuclear
    EMBRAPA Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária
    INT Instituto Nacional de Tecnologia
    INMETRO Instituto Nacional de Metrologia, Normalização e Qualidade Industrial
    IME Instituto Militar de Engenharia
    CBPF Centro Brasileiro de Pesquisas Físicas
    INCA INCA
    IMPA Instituto Nacional de Matemática Pura e Aplicada
    FINEP Financiadora de Estudos e Projetos
    CETEM Centro de Tecnologia Mineral
    EPE Empresa de Pesquisa Energética
    INPI Instituto Nacional de Propriedade Intelectual
    FIRJAN Federação das Indústrias do Estado do Rio de Janeiro
    INB Indústrias Nucleares do Brasil - Sede na cidade do Rio de Janeiro

    Source: Rio Negócios.

     

    Patents

    With 18,958 patent requests in 2010, the State of Rio de Janeiro represents 66% of all requested Patents

    Technological Centers

    By City

    Rank City State Operation Implementation Projects Total
    1 Rio de Janeiro RJ 4 0 3 7
    2 Campinas SP 2 0 1 3
    3 Recife PE 2 0 0 2
    4 Florianópolis SC 2 0 0 2
    5 S. J. dos Campos SP 2 0 0 2
    6 Porto Alegre RS 1 1 0 2
    7 São Carlos SP 1 0 1 2
    8 Duque de Caxias RJ 1 0 1 2
    9 Campina Grande PB 1 0 0 1
    10 Petrópolis RJ 1 0 0 1
    11 Campo Bom RS 1 0 0 1
    12 Fortaleza CE 1 0 0 1
    13 Aracajú SE 1 0 0 1
    14 Foz do Iguaçú PR 1 0 0 1
    15 Pato Branco PR 1 0 0 1
    16 Ijuí RS 1 0 0 1
    17 Blumenau SC 1 0 0 1
    18 Cascavel SC 1 0 0 1
    19 Curitiba PR 1 0 0 1
    20 São Leopoldo RS 1 0 0 1
    TOTAL 28 16 33 77

    By State

    Rank State Operation Implementation Projects Total %
    1 RJ 6 0 5 11 14,3%
    2 SP 5 2 10 17 22,1%
    3 RS 4 4 3 11 14,3%
    4 PR 4 1 2 7 9,1%
    5 SC 3 0 2 5 6,5%
    6 PE 2 0 0 2 2,6%
    7 MG 1 5 3 9 11,7%
    8 CE 1 0 0 1 1,3%
    9 PB 1 0 0 1 1,3%
    10 SE 1 0 0 1 1,3%
    11 DF 0 2 1 3 3,9%
    12 PA 0 1 2 3 3,9%
    13 BA 0 1 0 1 1,3%
    14 AL 0 0 1 1 1,3%
    15 AM 0 0 1 1 1,3%
    16 ES 0 0 1 1 1,3%
    17 GO 0 0 1 1 1,3%
    18 MS 0 0 1 1 1,3%
    TOTAL 28 16 33 77 100%

    Source: Anprotec, Redetec, Rio Negócios

    Incubators

    # %Brazil % State
    Brazil 384
    State of Rio de Janeiro 42 11%
    City of Rio de Janeiro 22 5,7% 52%

    City of Rio de Janeiro
    #
    Incubated Companies 198
    Graduated Companies 182
    Total 380

    Source: Anprotec, Redetec, Rio Negócios

    REDETEC

    Non-profit association that brings together 53 of the major universities, research centers and fomentation institutions of the State of Rio de Janeiro.
    Stimulates and promotes R&D and the implementation of technological, scientific and cultural innovations, by bringing together companies and their associates, aiming at the social, economic and technological development of the State of Rio de Janeiro.
    Its main actions involve: The proposition of technological solutions; the training of entrepreneurs; dissemination of the science and technology activities; formation of study group about relevant themes for the development of Rio; project management; production of events.

    Source: Redetec.

    CENPES: Excellence in O&G Research

    With investments of USD 2.6 billion between 2008-2010, CENPES is the largest oil research center in the southern hemisphere. The Petrobras Research and Development Center is responsible  for research and development activities in oil, natural gas, renewable energies and sustainable development, as well as for the company's basic engineering activities
    The Center has 227 labs in several areas: Fuel innovation; renewable energy; advanced oil recovery; heavy oil; environment; optimization and reliability; deep water production; refining techniques; ducts; basin modeling; exploratory frontiers; hydrogen; natural gas; basic engineering.

    Fiocruz: Excellence in Health Research

    Associated with the Ministry of Health, Fiocruz is today the major health science and technology institution in Latin America and is present in 12 Brazilian cities and in Africa. Its activities include research development; rendering of hospital and clinic services as a reference in health; the fabrication of vaccines, drugs, reagents and diagnostic kits, having currently the largest capacity in vaccine production in Latin America; teaching and training of human resources; quality control of products and services; and the implementation of social programs in the health area.

    BioRio

    The BIO-RIO Foundation is a private intity, non profit and dedicated to public service, responsible for managing the Rio de Janeiro biotechnology center.  The technological center is made up of one support unit – which offers project management services, imports for research, business development, comptetitive intelligence core, consulting services and training – a company incubator – that makes available spaces to house the biotechnology companies and similar areas for up to five years – and industrial lots - destined for the establishment of research and development dividions and production of active companies in the focused sectors.

    Focus: Human and animal health, cosmetics, drugs, energy, environment, agribusiness, food/nutrition

    Source: BioRio

    INT

    The National Tecnology Institute is a research unit of the Ministry of Science, Technoloy and Innovation (MCTI), acting in the following technical areas: Catalysis and chemical processes; certification; corrosion and degradation; industrial design; energy; evaluation engineering; tests on materials and products; production management; innovation and technological prospecting; processing and characterization of materials; and analytical chemistry.

    CEPEL

    Largest center in electeic power research in the southern hemisphere, CEPEL is active in the development fo advanced technologies in equipment and electrical systems in the country, for the generation, transmission, distribution, and efficient use of energy. Cepel features 30 labs, responsible for the generation of technologies that allow: an increase in capacity; improvements in transmission lines; monitoring and diagnosis of equipments; conservation and efficient use of energy, metallurgy, and materials.

    International Publications

    CEPEL Main Research Efforts # International Papers
    Smart Grids 15
    Artificial Intelligence 17
    Data Communications & Machine to Machine Communications 3
    Robotics 2
    Parallel computing 2

    Hospitality

    Tourist Arrivals

    Source: Ministry of Tourism,  Riotur

    Tourist Arrivals in Rio de Janeiro, by Continent - 2011-2012

    Total Air Sea
    2011 2012 2011 2012 2011 2012
    Africa 1,8% 1,9% 1,9% 2,0% 0,2% 0,1%
    Central America and Caribbean 0,9% 0,9% 1,0% 0,9% 0,1% 0,1%
    North America 18,7% 16,1% 19,4% 16,2% 8,1% 12,3%
    South America 35,8% 36,6% 33,1% 35,6% 75,9% 73,7%
    Asia 3,7% 4,9% 3,7% 4,9% 4,8% 4,1%
    Europe 37,7% 37,9% 39,6% 38,7% 10,1% 9,1%
    Oceania 1,3% 1,6% 1,4% 1,6% 0,8% 0,5%

    Source: Federal Police Department and Ministry of Tourism

    Indicators of Congresses, International Conventions and Events

    The City received, in 2012, 23% of the events that took place in Brazil

    Source: International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA)

    Hospitality

    Hotel room offer indicators  - 2012

    Category Quantity Rooms
    Hotel 192 19.971
    5 star 16 4.286
    4 star 48 6.950
    3 star 57 5.288
    2 star 35 1.913
    no rating 36 1.534
    Apartment Hotels 53 4.597
    Hotel and Motel 68 3.015
    Bed and Breakfast 25 345
    Hostel 66 603
    Motel 66 3.865
    Total 470 32.396

    Sourcee: Rio Negócios.

     

    Average occupancy and room rates by lodging unit location

    Occupancy rate - 2011 Average room rate - High Season Average room rate - Low Season Occupancy rate - 2012 Average room rate - High Season Average room rate - Low Season
    Area 1: Barra da Tijuca / São Conrado 68,58% R$ 311,76 R$ 317,69 72,81% R$ 342,45 R$ 341,60
    Area 2: Ipanema / Leblon 74,71% R$ 414,27 R$ 421,42 74,47% R$ 569,49 R$ 513,22
    Area 3: Copacabana / Leme 80,31% R$ 302,87 R$ 297,77 77,73% R$ 379,92 R$ 364,84
    Area 4: Other Neighborhoods 81,56% R$ 195,36 R$ 192,59 76,90% R$ 248,46 R$ 234,53

     

    Average room rate by category of lodging unit

    Category Average room rate (High Season) - 2011 Average room rate (Low Season) - 2011 Average room rate (High Season) - 2012 Average room rate (High Season) - 2012
    5* R$ 453,28 R$ 488,22 R$ 500,67 R$ 418,97
    4* R$ 325,73 R$ 307,79 R$ 323,98 R$ 259,99
    3* R$ 227,82 R$ 221,94 R$ 213,09 R$ 193,41
    2* R$ 229,20 R$ 203,60 R$ 162,25 R$ 147,76
    Flat R$ 347,30 R$ 352,30 R$ 337,48 R$ 294,52

    Source: Fecomércio - RJ. ABIH-RJ Statistical Yearbook (Brazilian Association of the Hotel Industry of the State of Rio de Janeiro)
    * High season: December, January, and February
    Low Season: March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November

    Hotel guest origin

    Tourist origin 2011 2012
    National 59,8% 60,3%
    International 40,2% 39,7%

    Source: Fecomércio - RJ. ABIH-RJ Statistical Yearbook

    Source: INFOHB

    Trip Purpose by classification - 2012

    5* 4* 3* 2* Flat
    Business 25,53% 39,34% 44,86% 25,32% 38,40%
    Conventions / Congresses / Fairs 8,11% 11,69% 16,75% 12,93% 11,69%
    Pleasure 36,19% 33,90% 24,61% 43,64% 42,62%
    Air Crew 13,95% 3,33% 6,67% 0,50% 0,00%
    Others / Not specified 16,22% 11,73% 7,12% 17,60% 7,29%

    Source: Fecomércio - RJ. ABIH-RJ Statistical Yearbook