Petrobras has "excellent opportunities" to take part in Venezuela's gas sector, Venezuela's energy minister Rafael Ramirez was quoted as saying. Together with agreements regarding agriculture and infrastructure, the energy agreements could lead to US$1bn-plus investments in Venezuela. Bilateral work groups have been set up for each of the areas to be covered, Ramirez said. Chavez and Lula are scheduled to meet Friday and Saturday in Brazil's Pernambuco state capital Recife.
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