The Brazilian company was able to replace 89% of the volume produced in 2017, mostly due to the drilling of new wells and better results in the pre-salt reservoirs.
Areas under the new regime will be up for auction as of April, according to the director general of the local watchdog said.
The state oil company had another good year for Ebitda and equity, while profits remained positive despite an adverse market.
The federal oil company will pay 1.7bn reais (US$540mn) in 12 monthly installments.
The new appointees, both officials from the energy and mines ministry, are beginning five-year terms at national grid regulator Enre and natural gas watchdog Enargas.
The agency said Bogotá and Cali reported the sharpest increases in unemployment among the 13 metropolitan areas measured.
The defense ministry said Monday the rebel group was responsible for three weekend bomb explosions in the country's north.