The state-run oil company is facing a major corruption scandal
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Petrobras chief and other senior executives resign

The head of Brazil's state-run oil giant Petrobras and five senior executives have resigned in the wake of a huge corruption scandal.

Maria das Gracas Foster's departure follows the arrest and testimony of some three dozen executives at Petrobras and many of its suppliers.

The board of Petrobras is due to meet on Friday to elect new executives

Daniel Gallas reports.

  • 04 Feb 2015