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Visit of Petrobras America to Texas A&M University


- Released on Jan 31, 2010

Orlando Azevedo, President of Petrobras America, Gustavo Amaral, Senior Vice President – Upstream, Octavio Cintra, Senior Vice President for Downstream, Rui Fonseca, Quality, Health, Safety, and Environment Manager, Jorge Grau, Health Safety and Environment, and Ricardo Peduzzi, Peduzzi & Company, Brazil-Texas Chamber of Commerce visited Texas A&M University on January 29, 2010 to tour research institutions and to meet with key contacts in order to discuss potential collaboration. While they were here they toured the TEEX facility, Emergency Operations Training Center (EOTC), and Brayton Fire Field. In addition, they met with Dr. Jorge Vanegas, Dean of the College of Architecture, Dr. John Niedzwecki, Associate Vice Chancellor and Executive Associate Dean for Engineering and Dr. Jeffrey Seeman, Vice President for Research, accompanied by Maria Alves and Roger Norton of the Office for Latin American Programs.