Brazil hydrocarbons output hits new record at 4 million barrels per dayChristian Fernsby ▼ | February 20, 2020
Hydrocarbons output in Brazil topped 4 million barrels of oil equivalent per day for the first time ever in January.
Business in Brazil Oil and gas production increased 1.7% to 4.041 million boepd in January
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Oil production was up 2% to 3.168 million barrels per day, while natural gas output rose 0.7% to 138.7 million cubic metres per day in January. Pre salt production accounted for 66.4% of the total.
The Lula field remained the country’s top producer, although output declined 2% in January to 1.329 million bpd. Meanwhile production in Buzios increased 7.2% to 601,700 bpd. ■