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A Petrobrás e a exploração de Petróleo Offshore no Brasil: um approach evolucionário


  • José Benedito Ortiz Neto


  • Armando Dalla Costa

    () (Department of Economics, Universidade Federal do Paraná)


Technological Innovation had been changed into economic growth and development in all world. Many settled studies had highlighted the advantages of collective research programs against the option to carry out the same programs lonely. At this paper, will be sketch the innovators aspects built up by Petrobras to develop a broader and new efficient technology process to explore oil in depth water, summoned by Oil Offshore Technology. The theoretical sustentation riddled here provide from Evolutionary Economic Growth Theory. Through an exercise of knit practice and theory, the main goal is to show the success attained, by the institution, to use similar theoretic premises pointed out latter. To reap this conclusion, the outline of the paper is as follows. The first describe the theoretical features wherein hold up the follow section, the description of innovations through 20 years of R&D in offshore oil exploration. The last one, will be a mix flanked by conclusions and the link between Petrobras offshore activities and theoretical principles.

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  • José Benedito Ortiz Neto & Armando Dalla Costa, 2006. "A Petrobrás e a exploração de Petróleo Offshore no Brasil: um approach evolucionário," Working Papers 0041, Universidade Federal do Paraná, Department of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:fup:wpaper:0041
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    1. Roberto Mazzoleni & Luciano Martins Costa Póvoa, 2009. "Accumulation of Technological Capabilities and Economic Development: Did Brazil’s Regime of Intellectual Property Rights Matter?," Working papers - Textos para Discussao do Curso de Ciencias Economicas da UFG 002, Curso de Ciencias Economicas da Universidade Federal de Goias - FACE.

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    Oil; Evolutionary Theory; Technological Innovations; Petrobras – Offshore;

    JEL classification:

    • L16 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - Industrial Organization and Macroeconomics; Macroeconomic Industrial Structure
    • L22 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Firm Organization and Market Structure
    • L53 - Industrial Organization - - Regulation and Industrial Policy - - - Enterprise Policy


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