SBM offshore denies report of $1.7 billion settlement in Brazil

miércoles 8 de abril de 2015 05:48 GYT

AMSTERDAM, April 8 (Reuters) - SBM Offshore the Dutch oil and gas platform leasing company, denied a media report that it has reached a $1.7 billion settlement with Brazilian authorities over corruption allegations.

"Discussions with Brazilian authorities are at an early stage and no numbers have been agreed upon," it said in statement. ($1 = $1.0000) (Reporting by Anthony Deutsch, editing by Louise Heavens)