Latest Espirito Santo Stories

2011-08-03 14:46:00

SAO PAULO, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, has named Mr. Carlos Aguiar, Former Chief Executive Officer of Fibria, as the 2011 Latin American CEO of the Year. The award will be presented to Luciana Aguiar, Mr. Aguiar's daughter, who will receive the award in his place as he won't be able to attend RISI's 6th Latin American Pulp & Paper Outlook Conference in Sao Paulo, Brazil on August 29 - 31, 2011. (Logo:...

2009-10-07 06:00:00

NEW YORK and LONDON, October 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Actimize, the largest and broadest provider of transactional risk management software for the financial services industry and a NICE Systems (NASDAQ:NICE) company, today announced that Banco Espirito Santo, listed on the Euronext 100 index, is leading the way in the Portuguese financial market by deploying Actimize's Brokerage Compliance Market Abuse solution to identify and report suspicious transactions. The first phase of the...

2008-07-17 09:01:12

Brazil's Petrobras announces oil discovery RIO DE JANEIRO, July 15 (Xinhua) -- Brazil's state-owned oil and gas giant Petrobras announced Tuesday the discovery of an oil field in the Espirito Santo basin. The discovery, which was made in a well called 4-GLF at a depth of 1,374 meters, is 60 km off the coast of Vitoria in the southeastern state of Espirito Santo. The company estimated that the new field may have a potential capacity of 150 million barrels, accounting for 1.3 percent...

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