Protected Carbon in Brazil

Basic Data

This table shows a summary of reserves and potential emissions from fossil fuel extraction projects in protected areas in Brazil (including projects that are currently extracting, planned or idled).

  • Fossil Fuel Type
  • Fossil Fuel Quantity
  • CO2 Quantity (MT CO2e)
  • Oil & Gas
  • 450.1 MMBOE
  • 188.4
  • Coal
  • 0.0 MT
  • 0.0
  • Combined
  • 188.4

This table shows a summary of potential emissions from fossil fuel deposits under protected areas in Brazil. Many of these are not yet the target of any industry activities and could more easily become part of a non-extraction policy.

  • Fossil Fuel Type
  • CO2 Quantity (MT CO2e)
  • Oil & Gas
  • 700.5
  • Coal
  • 140.0
  • Combined
  • 840.5

Profiting Companies and Governments

  • Fossil Fuel Type
  • Profiting Company
  • Oil & Gas
  • 3R Petroleum
  • Oil & Gas
  • AlvoPetro
  • Oil & Gas
  • Andorinha Petroleum
  • Oil & Gas
  • Bertek
  • Oil & Gas
  • Enauta
  • Oil & Gas
  • Eneva SA
  • Oil & Gas
  • Karavan SPE
  • Oil & Gas
  • NEWO OLEO E GAS
  • Oil & Gas
  • NTF
  • Oil & Gas
  • Open acreage
  • Oil & Gas
  • Pericia Engineering and Construction
  • Oil & Gas
  • Petrobras
  • Coal
  • COPELMI

Affected Areas

  • Fossil Fuel Type
  • Affected Area
  • Oil & Gas
  • Área De Proteção Ambiental Baía De Todos Os Santos
  • Oil & Gas
  • Área De Proteção Ambiental Conceição Da Barra
  • Oil & Gas
  • Área De Proteção Ambiental Da Marituba Do Peixe
  • Oil & Gas
  • Área De Proteção Ambiental Da Sub Bacia Do Rio Pardo
  • Oil & Gas
  • Área De Proteção Ambiental Dunas Do Rosado
  • Oil & Gas
  • Área De Proteção Ambiental Ponta Da Baleia / Abrolhos
  • Oil & Gas
  • Discovery Coast Atlantic Forest Reserves
  • Oil & Gas
  • Parque Estadual De Mirador
  • Coal
  • Arroio do Conde

Early Warnings

This table shows untouched protected areas that have planned carbon extraction projects, along with their respective startup dates.

  • Affected Area
  • Startup Date
  • Área De Proteção Ambiental Da Marituba Do Peixe
  • 2036
  • Área De Proteção Ambiental Conceição Da Barra
  • 2037
  • Área De Proteção Ambiental Da Sub Bacia Do Rio Pardo
  • 2040
  • Parque Estadual De Mirador
  • 2043

This page was created using the best data available. Despite this, errors and omissions are likely. Please contact our team with any errors or confirmation requests you may have. Further information on sources and methodology is available on our data page.