PESA Meeting – Doing Business in Brazil

Lone Star Sealing Technologies appeared on the PESA Meeting – Doing Business in Brazil yesterday.


About the event:

This year’s legal seminar will spotlight the current oil and gas business landscape in Brazil. Our guest speakers will outline the important surrounding legal issues and concerns as well as the related local content challenges of doing business in Brazil.


11:00 AM Registration
11:30 AM Lunch
12:15 PM Welcome and Introductions
12:20 PM Brazil in the Spotlight/Doing Business with Petrobras

Alexandre R. Chequer

Mayer Brown LLP

12:40 PM Local Content Issues and Related Challenges


Aguinaldo Cruz
Local Content Manager

1:00 PM Brazilian Legal System Landscape – Environmental,
Labor and Tax Laws


Alexandre R. Chequer

1:20 PM Q & A
1:30 PM Adjourn



Alexandre R. Chequer
Mayer Brown LLP

 Alexandre Chequer is a Mayer Brown LLP partner in association with Tauil & Chequer Advogados in Brazil. He is currently the Office Managing Partner of Tauil & Chequer in Brazil and also the Co-Head of the Global Energy Industry Team at Mayer Brown. Alexandre focuses on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, projects and infrastructure development.

 Reflecting his preeminence, he has been nominated for “Leaders in their Field” recognition in the areas of Corporate and M&A, energy and natural resources, and oil and gas law by Chambers Global and Chambers Latin America since 2007 and has been listed in The International Who’s Who of Oil & Gas Lawyers since 2006. 



About Lone Star Sealing Technologies
Lone Star Sealing Technologies was founded in 2004 to better serve the customers of Lone Star Fasteners and Walker Bolt. Our core product line consists of API Ring Joint Gaskets, Proprietary Wellhead Gaskets and Spiral Wound Gaskets. We also provide specialty cut gasket services for our OEM clients as well as general distribution for Raised Faced and Full Faced flange gaskets to ANSI B16.5 dimensions. LoneStar have a variety of high quality of gaskets and other options for fluid sealing applications built to endure, even under the toughest conditions. You can be confident that we go to every extreme to make sure that our products are built to perform. As manufactures and distributors of industrial gaskets for the oil and gas, and petrochemical industries, we know that it takes to produce quality that lasts and we continually tweak product lines in an effort to improve even the most proven gasket in the industry. In 2005 Lone Star acquired the assets of K&W Manufacturing, a Houston based API Ring Gasket producer. Established in 1964, K & W Manufacturing is an industry leader, among a few selected manufacturers in the world, approved by the American Petroleum Institute to apply the API monogram to Ring Joint Gaskets. In 2006 Lone Star acquired Grange Gaskets and Grange Precision Engineering (now Lone Star Grange) based in Leeds, England. Since 1948, Grange has been one of the United Kingdoms premier specialty gasket companies, specializing in Heat Exchange Gaskets of all types and configurations. Grange is world renowned for it's specialty clad gasket capabilities and quick service on spiral wound gaskets.

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