01 December 2012 00:13 [Source: ICIS news]
Petrobras did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Earlier this week, the country's Senate said the TCU found alleged irregularities in the price of the contracts of the Abreu e Lima refinery project, adding Petrobras was overpricing its contracts by Brazilian reais (R) 1.3bn ($619m, €477m).
According to TCU fillings, there was also evidence of possible price overruns at Petrobras's Comperj project.
($1 = R2.10)
($1 = €0.77)
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