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Exhibit 16.1

Letter Regarding Change in Certifying Accountant

April 26, 2017

Securities and Exchange Commission

100 F Street, N.E.

Washington, DC 20549


We have read the statements made by Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. (copy attached), which we understand will be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, pursuant to Item 16F of Form 20-F, as part of the Form 20-F of Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. dated April 26, 2017. We agree with the statements concerning our Firm in such Form 20-F.

Very truly yours,

/s/  PricewaterhouseCoopers Auditores Independentes

PricewaterhouseCoopers Auditores Independentes