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Exhibit 15.1


KPMG Auditores Independentes  


Central Tel


55 (21) 3515-9400

Av. Almirante Barroso, 52 — 4º




55 (21) 3515-9000

20031-000 — Rio de Janeiro, RJ — Brasil





Caixa Postal 2888





20001-970 — Rio de Janeiro, RJ — Brasil






Consent of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm


We consent to the incorporation by reference in the Registration Statement (No. 333-163665) on Form F-3 of Petróleo Brasileiro S.A.—Petrobras of our report dated March 30, 2012, with respect to the consolidated balance sheets of Petróleo Brasileiro S.A.—Petrobras and subsidiaries as of December 31, 2011, 2010 and 2009, and the related consolidated statements of income, changes in shareholders’ equity and cash flows for each of the years in the three-year period ended December 31, 2011 and the internal control over financial reporting as of December 31, 2011, which report appears in the December 31, 2011 combined annual report on Form 20-F of Petróleo Brasileiro S.A.—Petrobras and Petrobras International Finance Company and to the reference to our firm under the heading “Experts” in the prospectus.



/s/ KPMG Auditores Independentes

KPMG Auditores Independentes


Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

March 30, 2012