6-K 1 pbra20210301_6k.htm FORM 6-K




Washington, D.C. 20549





Report of Foreign Private Issuer
Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16 of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934


For the month of March, 2021


Commission File Number 1-15106




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Brazilian Petroleum Corporation – PETROBRAS

(Translation of Registrant's name into English)


Avenida República do Chile, 65 
20031-912 – Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Federative Republic of Brazil

(Address of principal executive office)


Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover Form 20-F or Form 40-F. 

Form 20-F ___X___ Form 40-F _______

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant by furnishing the information contained in this Form is also thereby furnishing the information to the Commission pursuant to Rule 12g3-2(b) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

Yes _______ No___X____






Petrobras on Samsung leniency agreement


Rio de Janeiro, March 1, 2021 – Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras announces that it has received R$ 360 million (US$ 65 million) last week related to the leniency agreement executed by Samsung Heavy Industries. This cash arises from the first installment of the Samsung agreement of a total amount of R$ 705.9 million that will be applied to the reimbursement for Petrobras.


With these values, Petrobras surpasses R$ 5.3 billion in funds recovered through collaboration, leniency and repatriation agreements. In 2020, the company received R$ 797 million in reimbursement of amounts related to Car Wash Operation.


These reimbursements result from the condition of victim of Petrobras in the crimes investigated under Car Wash Operation. Petrobras will continue do take applicable actions seeking the appropriate compensation for damages resulting from unlawful acts committed against the Company. Petrobras is co-plaintiff with the Federal Prosecutor’s Office and the Federal Government in 21 pending administrative misconduct actions, in addition to being an assistant prosecutor in 76 criminal cases related to illegal acts investigated by Car Wash Operation.





For more information:

PETRÓLEO BRASILEIRO S.A. – PETROBRAS | Relações com Investidores

e-mail: petroinvest@petrobras.com.br/acionistas@petrobras.com.br

Av. República do Chile, 65 – 1002 – 20031-912 – Rio de Janeiro, RJ.

Tel.: 55 (21) 3224-1510/9947 | 0800-282-1540

This document may contain forecasts within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (Securities Act), and Section 21E of the Securities Trading Act of 1934, as amended (Trading Act) that reflect the expectations of the Company's officers. The terms: "anticipates", "believes", "expects", "predicts", "intends", "plans", "projects", "aims", "should," and similar terms, aim to identify such forecasts, which evidently involve risks or uncertainties, predicted or not by the Company. Therefore, future results of the Company's operations may differ from current expectations, and the reader should not rely solely on the information included herein.







Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.


Date: March 1, 2021



By: /s/ Andrea Marques de Almeida


Andrea Marques de Almeida

Chief Financial Officer and Investor Relations Officer