HRT Participações em Petróleo S.A. - Announcement to the Shareholders

HRT Participações em Petróleo S.A. - Announcement to the Shareholders 
ANNUAL SHAREHOLDERS` MEETING 
ADOPTION OF THE CUMULATIVE VOTING PROCEDURE FOR THE ELECTION OF THE BOARD OF 
DIRECTORS 
RIO DE JANEIRO, April 16, 2013 /CNW/ - HRT Participações em Petróleo S.A. 
(the "Company" or "HRT") (BM&FBOVESPA: HRTP3, TSX-V: HRP) announces that, 
under the terms of the Directive Release/CVM/SEP/Nº01/2013, it has received a 
written request from Discovery Capital Management, LLC, the fund manager of 
Discovery Global Citizens America LLC, Discovery Global Focus America LLC, 
Discovery Global Opportunity America LLC, Discovery Global Citizens Master 
Fund, LTD, Discovery Global Focus Master Fund, LTD, Discovery Global 
Opportunity Master Fund, LTD, Quantum Partners LP and QP Investimentos LLC, 
for the adoption of the cumulative voting procedure for the election of the 
members of the Board of Directors of the Company, appointing Mr. Oscar Alfredo 
Prieto, Mr. Stefan Alexander and Mr. François Moreau as candidates for the 
referred Board of Directors. 
The Company states the appointment of John Anderson Willott, Carlos Thadeu de 
Freitas Gomes, William Lawrence Fisher, Marcio Rocha Mello, Milton Romeu 
Franke, Wagner Elias Peres, Elias Ndevanjema Shikongo, Thomas W. Ebbern, Peter 
L. O'Brien, Charles Laganá Putz and Joseph P. Ash, as previously presented in 
the Management Proposal. 
The Annual Shareholders' Meeting of the Company is confirmed to take place on 
April 29(th), 2013, at 11:00 a.m., at the Company´s head office, at Avenida 
Atlântica, n° 1130, Entrance 1, with complementary entrance at Avenida 
Princesa Isabel, 10(th) floor (part), Copacabana, Zip Code 22021-000. 
For further information, please contact the HRT`s Investor Relations 
Department. 
Sedar Profile # 00031536
Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that 
term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts 
responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. 
About HRT
HRT Participações holds one of the largest independent oil and gas 
exploration and production companies in Brazil. The HRT Group comprises eight 
main subsidiaries: IPEX (Integrated Petroleum Expertise Company Serviços em 
Petróleo Ltda.), HRT O&G Exploração e Produção de Petróleo Ltda., HRT 
Netherlands B.V., HRT África Petróleo S.A., HRT América Inc., Air Amazonia 
Serviços Aéreos Ltda. and HRT Canada Inc.. The Company retains a 55% 
interest in 21 exploratory blocks in the Solimões Basin. HRT also operates 
ten exploratory blocks off the Namibian coast: eight blocks in the Orange 
Sub-basin and two blocks in the Walvis Sub-basin. HRT's team includes PHDs and 
masters in geochemistry, geophysics, biology and engineering, most of them 
former employees of Petrobras and ANP (Brazil petroleum agency). HRT is 
committed to minimizing any possible environmental impacts in the sites where 
it acts. Our commitment to the local communities is towards health conditions, 
safety and quality of life. For more information, please visit the Company's 
website: www.hrt.com.br/ir 
Disclaimer
This news release contains forward-looking statements. All statements other 
than statements of historical fact contained in this news release are 
forward-looking statements, including, without limitation, statements 
regarding our drilling and seismic plans, operating costs, acquisitions of 
equipment, expectations of finding oil, the quality of oil we expect to 
produce and our other plans and objectives. Readers can identify many of these 
statements by looking for words such as "expects", "believe", "hope" and 
"will" and similar words or the negative thereof. Although management believes 
that the expectations represented in such forward-looking statements are 
reasonable, there can be no assurance that such expectations will prove to be 
correct. By their nature, forward-looking statements require us to make 
assumptions and, accordingly, forward-looking statements are subject to 
inherent risks and uncertainties. We caution readers of this news release not 
to place undue reliance on our forward-looking statements because a number of 
factors may cause actual future circumstances, results, conditions, actions or 
events to differ materially from the plans, expectations, estimates or 
intentions expressed in the forward-looking statements and the assumptions 
underlying the forward-looking statements. 
The following risk factors could affect our operations: the contingent 
resource and prospective resource evaluation reports involving a significant 
degree of uncertainty and being based on projections that may not prove to be 
accurate; inherent risks to the exploration and production of oil and natural 
gas; limited operating history as an oil and natural gas exploration and 
production company; drilling and other operational hazards; breakdown or 
failure of equipment or processes; contractor or operator errors; 
non-performance by third party contractors; labour disputes, disruptions or 
declines in productivity; increases in materials or labour costs; inability to 
attract sufficient labour; requirements for significant capital investment and 
maintenance expenses which HRT may not be able to finance; cost overruns and 
delays; exposure to fluctuations in currency and commodity prices; political 
and economic conditions in Namibia and Brazil; complex laws that can affect 
the cost, manner or feasibility of doing business; environmental, safety and 
health regulation which may become stricter in the future and lead to an 
increase in liabilities and capital expenditures, including indemnity and 
penalties for environmental damage; early termination, non-renewal and other 
similar provisions in concession contracts; and competition. We caution that 
this list of factors is not exhaustive and that, when relying on 
forward-looking statements to make decisions, investors and others should also 
carefully consider other uncertainties and potential events. The 
forward-looking statements herein are made based on the assumption that our 
plans and operations will not be affected by such risks, but that, if our 
plans and operations are affected by such risks, the forward-looking 
statements may become inaccurate. 
The forward-looking statements contained herein are expressly qualified in 
their entirety by this cautionary statement. The forward-looking statements 
included in this news release are made as of the date of this news release. 
Except as required by applicable securities laws, we do not undertake to 
update such forward-looking statements. 
IR CONTACT: 
Carlos Tersandro Fonseca Adeodato - CFO and Investor Relations Officer Sandra 
Calcado - Investor Relations Manager Priscila Sarandy - Investor Relations 
Specialist Tainah Costa - Investor Relations Senior Analyst 
+55 21 2105-9700 ri@hrt.com.br 
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