News listings

energy-pedia development and production

Brazil flagBrazil

South America / GoM >>> Brazil

Brazil: Petrobras sets new monthly production record


13 Jul 2016

Photo - see caption

Petrobras has announced that its total oil and natural gas production in June was 2.90 million barrels of oil equivalent per day (boed), a new monthly record for the company, beating its previous record of 2.88 million boed, set in August 2015. June’s output was up 2% from the amount produced in May (2.83 million boed). Of the total amount, 2.70 million boed were produced in Brazil and 0.2 million boed were produced abroad.

Photo - see caption

Petrobras’ total oil and gas output in Brazil in June, 2.70 million boed, is also a monthly record, up from 2.69 million boed in August 2015.

Average oil production was 2.30 million barrels per day (bpd) in June, up 2% from 2.24 million bpd the previous month. Of this total, 2.20 million bpd were produced in Brazil and 0.1 million bpd were produced abroad.

This volume of oil produced in June in Brazil is the third highest average monthly output recorded by Petrobras. The growth in this amount from the previous month was mainly due to the startup of new wells connected to the Cidade de Maricá and Cidade de Itaguaí FPSOs, in Lula field, in the Lula Alto and Iracema areas, respectively.

Pre-salt production rises 8% from May, setting a new record

In June, oil and natural gas production operated by Petrobras in the pre-salt layer increased 8% from the previous month, setting a new monthly record of 1.24 million boed.

Oil production operated by Petrobras (both its own and its partners’ shares) in this province in June was also a monthly record, reaching an average of 999,000 bpd, up 8% from the previous month. Petrobras set a new daily record on June 30, producing 1.087 million barrels.

Natural gas production

Output of natural gas in Brazil, not including liquefied gas, was 78.8 million m³ per day, up 3% from 76.4 million m³ per day the previous month.

Average natural gas production abroad was 17.2 million m³ per day, down 4% from 17.9 million m³ per day the previous month.

Original article link

Source: Petrobras





Bookmark and Share


A global information service for upstream oil and gas opportunities - divestitures, farmins and farmouts and licensing rounds.


Subscriber Only Deals

Current deals: 1656
Completed deals: 5061

Company Profiles

Current Company Profiles: 2614

Corporate Activity

Current Corporate Activity articles: 3158

Companies Looking

Current number of articles: 422

Company Sales

Current Company Sales articles:1294

Geostudies

Current Geostudies articles: 601

How to subscribe

energy-pedia Jobs

RSS Feed Widget
See all jobs...


energy-pedia Databank

The energy-pedia databank contains links to information on the world financial and energy markets, including share prices, oil and gas prices and the global stock exchanges. Read more...



energy-pedia Glossary

A list of commonly used terms in the oil and gas industry. Read more...

Subscribe

Subscribe to the FREE
energy-pedia Daily Newsletter
Subscribe

energy365
count geophysics
OPC
EP Consult Energies
Government of South Australia
Bayphase
Union Jack Oil 149
SLR Consulting logo
RSK Logo 149
Lynx Information Systems
KL Publishing
Rose & Assocs 149
About energy-pedia

energy-pedia news is a FREE news service written and edited by E and P professionals for E and P professionals.

We don't just report the news, we give you the technical background as well, with additional information derived from our unique energy-pedia opportunities service.
Contact us

energy365 Ltd

238 High Street
London Colney
St Albans
UNITED KINGDOM

Tel: +44(0)1727 822675

Email: info@energy-pedia.com