Minister of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels in Ministry of Mines and EnergyJose Mauro Coelho has resigned. The information was released on Thursday (21) by the file’s press office.
“After nearly 14 years in public service, four of them as Director of Oil, Gas and Biofuels at Energy Research Corporation (EPE) and a year and a half as Minister of Oil, Natural Gas and Biofuels at the Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME), José Mauro Ferreira Coelho left public service,” she said. Ministry in a statement.
Mauro Coelho has held this position since April 2020. Prior to that, he worked for 12 years at Empresa de Pesquisa Energética (EPE), the state-owned government responsible for planning the electricity sector.
According to the ministry, Jose Mauro will complete the period of quarantine and then face “new challenges in the Brazilian private sector”. The file did not mention the reason for the resignation or the replacement of the position.
Treasury and Budget Secretary Bruno Funchal and National Treasurer Jefferson Bettencourt They also resigned from their positions on Thursday (21). Posted by The Ministry of Economy.
According to the file, both asked the Minister of Economy, Paulo Guedes, to resign, and reported their personal reasons.
Also on Thursday (21) Special Assistant Secretary of the Treasury and Budget Gildenora Dantas, and Assistant Secretary of the National Treasury Rafael Araujo resigned.
The requests were made amid the government’s discussion of the possibility of moving to make room in the spending cap. According to the information received from Anna Flor’s blog, public accounts and financial institutions account that There can be a breach of the spending cap rule 100 billion Brazilian reals.
Replacements in the position have not been announced.
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