On April 20, 2015, the Brazilian Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels Agency, (Agência Nacional do Petróleo, Gás Natural e Biocombustíveis – "ANP") announced on its website the areas it is considering including in its 13th bid round expected to take place later this year. 

The areas are divided into 23 sectors located within ten sedimentary basins: Amazonas, Parnaíba, Potiguar (onshore), Recôncavo, Sergipe-Alagoas (offshore), Jacuípe, Camamu Almada, Campos, Espírito Santo (offsore), and Pelotas. 

The official ANP annou​ncement, in Portuguese, can be accessed by clicking here