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Brazil's Energy Sector Awaits Tense Election

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  • Rancorous electioneering makes it uncertain that President Jair Bolsonaro will accept the result if he loses.
  • The fate of state energy giant Petrobras has figured prominently in debate between the candidates.
  • Petrobras' fortunes have continued to improve despite the polarized political climate.

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Elections, Policy and Regulation, Resource Access
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