RIO DE JANEIRO – In September, Petrobras has reported that it produced 2.88 MMboe/d, of which 2.75 MMboe/d was produced in Brazil and 130,000 boe/d abroad. This is a 1.4% increase in the company’s total production compared to August.
The total oil and gas output in Brazil is a new monthly record. The average oil production in the country, which added up to 2.24 MMb/d in September, also set a new record.
Oil and gas production from Petrobras-operated presalt fields offshore Brazil also set a new monthly record of 1.46 MMboe/d. The company says this volume is a 7.3% increase over a year earlier.
In September, the average oil production from the company’s operated presalt fields also set a new monthly record, at 1.17 MMb/d. On Sept. 7, Petrobras and its partners set a new daily oil output record in the presalt by producing 1.23 MMbbl.
Natural gas output in Brazil, excluding the liquefied volume, was 81.2 MMcm/d, 2.2% above the previous month’s (79.5 MMcm/d), setting a new monthly record.
The average natural gas output abroad was 9.5 MMcm/d, 2% less compared to the previous month due to a scheduled platform shutdown in the Lucius/Hadrian South fields in the Gulf of Mexico.