Petrobras reports further rise in presalt output

Petrobras’ production in Brazil last month averaged 2.18 MMboe/d, 3.9% up on the figure for April.

Offshore staff

RIO DE JANEIROPetrobras’ production in Brazil last month averaged 2.18 MMboe/d, 3.9% up on the figure for April.

This was due mainly to start-up of operations at the Lula field southern area project in the Santos basin, through the P-66platform; restoration of production at platforms P-37  (Marlin field in the Campos basin) and FPSO Cidade de Angra dos Reiss(Lula field); and a new production well coming onstream in the Marlim Sul field in the Campos basin.

Petrobras’ presalt output was 5.1% higher in May than in April, and 37% higher than in May 2016.

Oil output at overseas fields was 65,000 b/d, up 1% on April, due mainly due to production starting at a new well on the St. Malo field in the US Gulf of Mexico.

06/29/2017

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