Petrobras sets new presalt production record

Offshore staff

RIO DE JANEIROPetrobrasoil and gas production in Brazil averaged 2.48 MMboe/d in February, slightly higher than the previous month.

The company set a new record for presalt production of 1,091 MMboe/d.

Start-up of the FPSO Cidade de Maricá on the Lula Alto area was one factor. The vessel has the capacity to produce up to 150,000 b/d.

Two more FPSOs are due to start up later this year on the presalt layer at the Lula Central project (Cidade de Saquarema) and the Lapa project (Cidade de Caraguatatuba).

04/13/2016

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