Brazilian state oil company Petrobras said Wednesday it has sold onshore and shallow offshore fields in Brazil for $823 million, part of the company’s efforts to divest assets to focus on deepwater. File Photo by EPA-EFE/Marcelo Sayao Nov. 28 (UPI) — Petrobras said Wednesday that it will sell 34 onshore production fields in northeast Brazil to 3R Petroleum for $453 million and separately in another transaction three shallow water fields off the coast of Rio de Janeiro to Perenco for $370 million to focus on deepwater. Petrobras said the $453 million sale are fields that have run for over four decades in the northeast state of Rio Grande do Norte. It added that $34 million will be paid at the December 7 signing, with the remainder in the closing. The fields produce 6,000 barrels per day combined. As for the other transaction with Perenco, Petrobras separately said that $74 […]