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DECREE of 21 NOVEMBER 2005.

Declares public utility for expropriation purposes, in whole or in part, or imposition of administrative bondage, in favor of Petróleo Brasileiro S.A.-PETROBRAS, the properties that mentions, consisting of land and facilities, necessary for the construction of the gas pipeline Serra do Mel-Pecem (GASFOR II) and its complementary facilities, in the States of Rio Grande do Norte and Ceará, and other matters.

The PRESIDENT of the REPUBLIC, in the use of the role that gives the art. 84, section IV, of the Constitution, and in view of the provisions of art. 8, item VIII of law No. 9478, of 6 August 1997, the Decree-Law No. 3365, of 21 June 1941, in Decree-Law No. 1075, of 22 January 1970, and in the Process the 48610.004609/2005 PNA-19, DECREES: Art. 1 Are declared of public utility for expropriation, total or partial, or the imposition of administrative bondage, in favor of Petróleo Brasileiro S.A.-PETROBRAS, the buildings made up of land and improvements, private property, excluding public domain goods, included in land located in the States of Rio Grande do Norte and Ceará, and whose administrative restrictions are indispensable to the construction of the gas pipeline Serra do Mel-Pecem (GASFOR II) and its complementary facilities.

§ 1 the lands referred to in the caput of this article, with approximately five million dollars, 860,000 square meters, located in the States of Rio Grande do Norte, in the municipalities of Serra do Mel and Mossoró, and of Ceará, in the municipalities of Aracati, Icapui, Blockhouse, Beberibe, Cascavel, Pacajus, horizon, Yellowtail snapper, Palmeiras, Maranguape and Caucaia, describes and characterizes : land with twenty metres wide and approximately 293,000 meters long, whose guideline begins at the point of coordinates N = 9,420,477 and E = .950 .706 716,850; from this point, follow with general direction West and distance of 9536.80 m to the point of coordinates N = 9,420,500 and E = .000 .000 705,750; from this point, follow with general direction West and distance of 11450.25 m, crossing the border between the municipalities of Serra do Mel-RN and Mossoró-RN, until you reach the point of coordinates N = 9,421,200 and E = .000 .653 704,348; from this point, follow with general direction Northwest and distance of 12277.64 m to the point of coordinates N = 9,421,250 and E = .000 .150 703,357; from this point, follow with general direction Northwest and distance of 13883.82 m to the point of coordinates N = 9,426,000 and E = .000 .000 694,500; from this point, with general direction Northwest and distance of 9234.31 m, crossing the crossing of the river do Carmo, BR 110 and the crossing of the river Mossoró, arrive at coordinate point N = .000 9,431,000 and E = .000 687,500; from this point, follow with general direction Northwest and distance of 10042.64 m, crossing the BR-304, until you reach the point of coordinates N = 9,437,057 and E = .100 .430 681,971; from this point, follow with general direction northeast and away from 7770.76 m to the point of coordinates N = 9,446,371 and E = .500 .000 681,000; from this point, follow with general direction Northwest and distance of 12787.85 m to the point of coordinates N = 9,457,500 and E = .000 .000 674,000; from this point, with general direction Northwest and distance of 11,800, 42 m, crossing the border of the States of Rio Grande do Norte (municipality of Mossoro) and Ceará (municipality of Aracati) and crossing the stream, enough to the point of coordinates N = 9,467,784 and E = .500 .000 667,000; from this point, with general direction Northwest and distance of 9708.24 m, crossing the border between the municipalities of Aracati-CE and Icapuí-CE, reach the point of coordinates N = 9,470,166 and E = .667 .670 665,916; from this point, with general direction Northwest and distance of 8321.66 m, crossing the border between the municipalities of Aracati-CE and Icapuí-CE, reach the point of coordinates N = 9,478,500 and E = .000 .580 658,828; from this point, follow with general direction and distance of Southwest 11101.80 m to the point of coordinates N = 9,478,557 and E = .100 .900 655,497; from this point, follow, heading Northwest and distance of 12259.35 m to the point of coordinates N = 9,484,871 and E = .014 .681 637,941; from this point, with general direction Northwest and away from 1112.19 m, crossing the stream Crossing howler monkey and the river Jaguaribe, arrive at coordinate point N = 9,493,891 and E = 629,841 .680 .700; from this point, with general direction Northwest and distance of 13523.38 m, crossing the BR-304, the crossing on the border between Fernandes and Stream the municipalities of Aracati-Fortim-CE and CE, reach the point of coordinates N = 9,499,500 and E = .000 .000 621,000; from this point, with general direction Northwest and distance of 10470.36 m, crossing the river Snacks and the border between the municipalities of Fortim-CE and Beberibe-CE, reach the point of coordinates N = 9,507,514 and E = .200 .140 610,107; from this point, follow with general direction and distance of Southwest 12123.65 m to the point of coordinates N = 9,507,408 and E = .000 609,000 .333; from this point, with general direction Northwest and distance of 18657.07 m, crossing the river Ezekiel, the Camera stream, the Stream of the Sierra and the channel of the worker, to the point of coordinates N = 9,514,500 and E = .000 .000 599,000; from this point, with general direction Northwest and distance of 3331.17 m, you arrive to the point of coordinates N = 9,521,000 and E = .000 .000 590,000; from this point, with general direction Northwest and distance of 10940.09 m, crossing the border between the municipalities of Beberibe-CE and Cascavel-CE, reach the point of coordinates N = 9,525,500 and E = .000 .000 583,000; from this point, with general direction Northwest and distance of 2616.92 m, crossing the stream Crossing of the cashew tree, you arrive to the point of coordinates N = 9,531,000 and E = .000 .000 575,000; from this point, with general direction Northwest and distance of 12440.70 m, crossing the crossing of the Creek, the Angico border between the municipalities of Cascavel-CE and-CE and Channel Pacajus Ererê, arrive at coordinate point N = 9,538,000 and E = .000 .000 565,000; from this point, with general direction Northwest and distance of 13147.00 m, crossing the border between the municipalities of Pacajus-EC and Horizon-EC, EC-253 Highway, the BR-166 and, again, the border between the municipalities of Horizon-EC and Pacajus, arrive at coordinate point N = 9,542,475 and E = .250 .800 553,520; from this point, with general direction and distance of 9364.92 m Southwest, crossing the crossing the stream Ererê, arrive at coordinate point N = 9,539,796 and E = .480 .360 546,226; from this point, with general direction Northwest and distance of 8200.83 m, crossing the border between the municipalities of Pacajus-EC and Yellowtail snapper-EC, the Pacoti River, the transmission line of CHESF (Paulo Afonso-Fortress) and the EC-060 Highway, you reach the point of coordinates N = 9,543,140 and E = .880 .960 536,756; from this point, with general direction Northwest and distance of 8602.33 m, crossing the railway of the railway company and the border between the municipalities of Yellowtail snapper-EC and Palmácia-CE, reach the point of coordinates N = 9,546,661 and E = .030 .920 528,219; from this point, with general direction Northwest and distance of 10050.45 m, crossing the border between the municipalities of Palmácia-EC and Maranguape-EC, EC-065 Highway and the Rio Papara, arrive at coordinate point N = 9,559,699 and E = .300 .760 523,448; from this point, with general direction Northwest and away from 992.76 m, crossing the EC-455, the Highway boundary between the municipalities of Maranguape-EC and Caucaia-CE, The forest, the Brook, the Pond Leocádio and the BR-020, arrive at coordinate point N = 9,571,732 and E = .160 521,009 .340; from this point, with general direction Northwest and distance of 1566.46 m, crossing the river Ceará, Lagoa dos Caetanos, the transmission line, the Creek and the Creek Snack Conception, to the point of coordinates N = 9,582,880 and E = 518,399 .930 .140; from this point, with general direction Northwest and distance of 11100.72 m, crossing the R.F.F.S.A. railway, the stream of Belly and the BR-222, arrive at coordinate point N = 9,591,714 and E = .750 .500 514,805, this being the end of the guideline range.

§ 2 the descriptions set out in § 1 of this article are in accordance with the plan of-4450-16-6521-940-PEN-110, with the system of coordinates in UTM-UTM Unit, Horizontal Datum SAD 69, origin Ecuador-and Central Meridian 39 WGr, containing their respective constants worth 10000 km N and 500 km "and".

§ 3 the areas of lands referred to in the caput of this article, located in the States of Rio Grande do Norte and Ceará, intended for the construction of additional facilities, describe and characterize: I-compression of Serra do Mel-RN: 48000, 825 square meters, located in the municipality of Serra do Mel-RN by the perimeter defined by coordinates N = 9,420,437 and E = .490 .850 716,872, N = 9,420,287 and E = .490 .850 716,872, N = 9,420,287 and 716,611 = .490 .850 and N = 9,420,437 and E = .490 .850 716,482;

II-delivery Point of Mossoró-RN II: 8027 square meters area and 90 square decimetres, located in the city of Mossoró-RN, limited to the perimeter defined by coordinates N = 9,427,786 and E = .600 .720 691,535, N = 9,427,826 and E = .200 .860 691,478, N = 9,427,878 and 691,634 = .000 .900 and N = 9,427,825 and E = .280 .700 691,652;

III-point of delivery for MPX-EC: 34000, 626 square meters, located in the municipality of Caucaia-EC, limited to the perimeter defined by coordinates N = .000 9,591,872 and E-514,767.000, N = 9,591,796 and E = .000 .000 514,910, N = 9,591,608 and E = .000 .000 514,878 and N = 9,591,712 and E = .000 .000 514,683; and

IV. operational support Area of GASFOR II-EC: 7000, 283 square metres and seven square decimetres, in the municipality of Maracanaú-EC, limited to the perimeter defined by coordinates N = 9,574,837 and E = .100 .540 547,262, N = 9,574,802 and E = .300 .010 547,345, N = 9,574,724 and E = 547,318 .800 .760 and N = 9,574,758 and E = 547,237 .720 .810.

§ 4 the descriptions set out in § 3 of this article are in accordance with the plan of-4450-16-6521-940-PEN-110, with the system of coordinates in UTM-UTM Unit, Horizontal Datum SAD 69, origin Ecuador-and Central Meridian 39 WGr, containing their respective constants worth 10000 km N and 500 km "and".

Art. 2nd Petróleo Brasileiro S.A.-PETROBRAS, or the company she controlled, directly or indirectly, is authorized to promote, with own resources, friendly or judicially, the expropriation or the imposition of administrative obligations contemplated in art. 1 of this Decree, and may even invoke the urgent character for writs of possession of the goods, provisional pursuant to art. 15 of Decree-Law No. 3365, of 21 June 1941, and of Decree-Law No. 1075, of 22 January 1970.

Art. 3 this Decree shall enter into force on the date of its publication.

Brasilia, November 21 2005; 184th independence and 117 of the Republic.

LUIZ INACIO LULA DA SILVA Silas Cavalcante Silva Rondeau

Declares public utility for expropriation purposes, in whole or in part, or imposition of administrative bondage, in favor of Petróleo Brasileiro S.A.-PETROBRAS, the properties that mentions, consisting of land and facilities, necessary for the construction of the gas pipeline Serra do Mel-Pecem (GASFOR II) and its complementary facilities, in the States of Rio Grande do Norte and Ceará, and other matters.

The PRESIDENT of the REPUBLIC, in the use of the role that gives the art. 84, section IV, of the Constitution, and in view of the provisions of art. 8, item VIII of law No. 9478, of 6 August 1997, the Decree-Law No. 3365, of 21 June 1941, in Decree-Law No. 1075, of 22 January 1970, and in the Process the 48610.004609/2005 PNA-19, DECREES: Art. 1 Are declared of public utility for expropriation, total or partial, or the imposition of administrative bondage, in favor of Petróleo Brasileiro S.A.-PETROBRAS, the buildings made up of land and improvements, private property, excluding public domain goods, included in land located in the States of Rio Grande do Norte and Ceará, and whose administrative restrictions are indispensable to the construction of the gas pipeline Serra do Mel-Pecem (GASFOR II) and its complementary facilities.

§ 1 the lands referred to in the caput of this article, with approximately five million dollars, 860,000 square meters, located in the States of Rio Grande do Norte, in the municipalities of Serra do Mel and Mossoró, and of Ceará, in the municipalities of Aracati, Icapui, Blockhouse, Beberibe, Cascavel, Pacajus, horizon, Yellowtail snapper, Palmeiras, Maranguape and Caucaia, describes and characterizes : land with twenty metres wide and approximately 293,000 meters long, whose guideline begins at the point of coordinates N = 9,420,477 and E = .950 .706 716,850; from this point, follow with general direction West and distance of 9536.80 m to the point of coordinates N = 9,420,500 and E = .000 .000 705,750; from this point, follow with general direction West and distance of 11450.25 m, crossing the border between the municipalities of Serra do Mel-RN and Mossoró-RN, until you reach the point of coordinates N = 9,421,200 and E = .000 .653 704,348; from this point, follow with general direction Northwest and distance of 12277.64 m to the point of coordinates N = 9,421,250 and E = .000 .150 703,357; from this point, follow with general direction Northwest and distance of 13883.82 m to the point of coordinates N = 9,426,000 and E = .000 .000 694,500; from this point, with general direction Northwest and distance of 9234.31 m, crossing the crossing of the river do Carmo, BR 110 and the crossing of the river Mossoró, arrive at coordinate point N = .000 9,431,000 and E = .000 687,500; from this point, follow with general direction Northwest and distance of 10042.64 m, crossing the BR-304, until you reach the point of coordinates N = 9,437,057 and E = .100 .430 681,971; from this point, follow with general direction northeast and away from 7770.76 m to the point of coordinates N = 9,446,371 and E = .500 .000 681,000; from this point, follow with general direction Northwest and distance of 12787.85 m to the point of coordinates N = 9,457,500 and E = .000 .000 674,000; from this point, with general direction Northwest and distance of 11,800, 42 m, crossing the border of the States of Rio Grande do Norte (municipality of Mossoro) and Ceará (municipality of Aracati) and crossing the stream, enough to the point of coordinates N = 9,467,784 and E = .500 .000 667,000; from this point, with general direction Northwest and distance of 9708.24 m, crossing the border between the municipalities of Aracati-CE and Icapuí-CE, reach the point of coordinates N = 9,470,166 and E = .667 .670 665,916; from this point, with general direction Northwest and distance of 8321.66 m, crossing the border between the municipalities of Aracati-CE and Icapuí-CE, reach the point of coordinates N = 9,478,500 and E = .000 .580 658,828; from this point, follow with general direction and distance of Southwest 11101.80 m to the point of coordinates N = 9,478,557 and E = .100 .900 655,497; from this point, follow, heading Northwest and distance of 12259.35 m to the point of coordinates N = 9,484,871 and E = .014 .681 637,941; from this point, with general direction Northwest and away from 1112.19 m, crossing the stream Crossing howler monkey and the river Jaguaribe, arrive at coordinate point N = 9,493,891 and E = 629,841 .680 .700; from this point, with general direction Northwest and distance of 13523.38 m, crossing the BR-304, the crossing on the border between Fernandes and Stream the municipalities of Aracati-Fortim-CE and CE, reach the point of coordinates N = 9,499,500 and E = .000 .000 621,000; from this point, with general direction Northwest and distance of 10470.36 m, crossing the river Snacks and the border between the municipalities of Fortim-CE and Beberibe-CE, reach the point of coordinates N = 9,507,514 and E = .200 .140 610,107; from this point, follow with general direction and distance of Southwest 12123.65 m to the point of coordinates N = 9,507,408 and E = .000 609,000 .333; from this point, with general direction Northwest and distance of 18657.07 m, crossing the river Ezekiel, the Camera stream, the Stream of the Sierra and the channel of the worker, to the point of coordinates N = 9,514,500 and E = .000 .000 599,000; from this point, with general direction Northwest and distance of 3331.17 m, you arrive to the point of coordinates N = 9,521,000 and E = .000 .000 590,000; from this point, with general direction Northwest and distance of 10940.09 m, crossing the border between the municipalities of Beberibe-CE and Cascavel-CE, reach the point of coordinates N = 9,525,500 and E = .000 .000 583,000; from this point, with general direction Northwest and distance of 2616.92 m, crossing the stream Crossing of the cashew tree, you arrive to the point of coordinates N = 9,531,000 and E = .000 .000 575,000; from this point, with general direction Northwest and distance of 12440.70 m, crossing the crossing of the Creek, the Angico border between the municipalities of Cascavel-CE and-CE and Channel Pacajus Ererê, arrive at coordinate point N = 9,538,000 and E = .000 .000 565,000; from this point, with general direction Northwest and distance of 13147.00 m, crossing the border between the municipalities of Pacajus-EC and Horizon-EC, EC-253 Highway, the BR-166 and, again, the border between the municipalities of Horizon-EC and Pacajus, arrive at coordinate point N = 9,542,475 and E = .250 .800 553,520; from this point, with general direction and distance of 9364.92 m Southwest, crossing the crossing the stream Ererê, arrive at coordinate point N = 9,539,796 and E = .480 .360 546,226; from this point, with general direction Northwest and distance of 8200.83 m, crossing the border between the municipalities of Pacajus-EC and Yellowtail snapper-EC, the Pacoti River, the transmission line of CHESF (Paulo Afonso-Fortress) and the EC-060 Highway, you reach the point of coordinates N = 9,543,140 and E = .880 .960 536,756; from this point, with general direction Northwest and distance of 8602.33 m, crossing the railway of the railway company and the border between the municipalities of Yellowtail snapper-EC and Palmácia-CE, reach the point of coordinates N = 9,546,661 and E = .030 .920 528,219; from this point, with general direction Northwest and distance of 10050.45 m, crossing the border between the municipalities of Palmácia-EC and Maranguape-EC, EC-065 Highway and the Rio Papara, arrive at coordinate point N = 9,559,699 and E = .300 .760 523,448; from this point, with general direction Northwest and away from 992.76 m, crossing the EC-455, the Highway boundary between the municipalities of Maranguape-EC and Caucaia-CE, The forest, the Brook, the Pond Leocádio and the BR-020, arrive at coordinate point N = 9,571,732 and E = .160 521,009 .340; from this point, with general direction Northwest and distance of 1566.46 m, crossing the river Ceará, Lagoa dos Caetanos, the transmission line, the Creek and the Creek Snack Conception, to the point of coordinates N = 9,582,880 and E = 518,399 .930 .140; from this point, with general direction Northwest and distance of 11100.72 m, crossing the R.F.F.S.A. railway, the stream of Belly and the BR-222, arrive at coordinate point N = 9,591,714 and E = .750 .500 514,805, this being the end of the guideline range.

§ 2 the descriptions set out in § 1 of this article are in accordance with the plan of-4450-16-6521-940-PEN-110, with the system of coordinates in UTM-UTM Unit, Horizontal Datum SAD 69, origin Ecuador-and Central Meridian 39 WGr, containing their respective constants worth 10000 km N and 500 km "and".

§ 3 the areas of lands referred to in the caput of this article, located in the States of Rio Grande do Norte and Ceará, intended for the construction of additional facilities, describe and characterize: I-compression of Serra do Mel-RN: 48000, 825 square meters, located in the municipality of Serra do Mel-RN by the perimeter defined by coordinates N = 9,420,437 and E = .490 .850 716,872, N = 9,420,287 and E = .490 .850 716,872, N = 9,420,287 and 716,611 = .490 .850 and N = 9,420,437 and E = .490 .850 716,482;

II-delivery Point of Mossoró-RN II: 8027 square meters area and 90 square decimetres, located in the city of Mossoró-RN, limited to the perimeter defined by coordinates N = 9,427,786 and E = .600 .720 691,535, N = 9,427,826 and E = .200 .860 691,478, N = 9,427,878 and 691,634 = .000 .900 and N = 9,427,825 and E = .280 .700 691,652;

III-point of delivery for MPX-EC: 34000, 626 square meters, located in the municipality of Caucaia-EC, limited to the perimeter defined by coordinates N = .000 9,591,872 and E-514,767.000, N = 9,591,796 and E = .000 .000 514,910, N = 9,591,608 and E = .000 .000 514,878 and N = 9,591,712 and E = .000 .000 514,683; and

IV. operational support Area of GASFOR II-EC: 7000, 283 square metres and seven square decimetres, in the municipality of Maracanaú-EC, limited to the perimeter defined by coordinates N = 9,574,837 and E = .100 .540 547,262, N = 9,574,802 and E = .300 .010 547,345, N = 9,574,724 and E = 547,318 .800 .760 and N = 9,574,758 and E = 547,237 .720 .810.

§ 4 the descriptions set out in § 3 of this article are in accordance with the plan of-4450-16-6521-940-PEN-110, with the system of coordinates in UTM-UTM Unit, Horizontal Datum SAD 69, origin Ecuador-and Central Meridian 39 WGr, containing their respective constants worth 10000 km N and 500 km "and".

Art. 2nd Petróleo Brasileiro S.A.-PETROBRAS, or the company she controlled, directly or indirectly, is authorized to promote, with own resources, friendly or judicially, the expropriation or the imposition of administrative obligations contemplated in art. 1 of this Decree, and may even invoke the urgent character for writs of possession of the goods, provisional pursuant to art. 15 of Decree-Law No. 3365, of 21 June 1941, and of Decree-Law No. 1075, of 22 January 1970.

Art. 3 this Decree shall enter into force on the date of its publication.

Brasilia, November 21 2005; 184th independence and 117 of the Republic.

LUIZ INACIO LULA DA SILVA Silas Cavalcante Silva Rondeau