Oil & gas production in Brazil was practically stable in August, according to data made available by the National Petroleum Agency (ANP). According to the agency, the country ended the period with 3.078 million barrels per day produced, a slight increase of 0.28% compared to the previous month.
Natural gas, on the other hand, had a slightly higher growth of 2.44% , closing the month with 133 million cubic meters per day against the 130.3 million cubic meters per day registered in July.
In the pre-salt, oil production was 2.2 million barrels of oil per day and 91.3 million cubic meters of natural gas. Altogether, these volumes represent 2.7 million barrels of oil equivalent – an increase of 1.36% compared to July.
The unit of greatest oil production was the P-77, in the Búzios field, with a total of 165,500 barrels of oil per day. The platform with the highest gas production was the FPSO Cidade de Itaguaí, in the Tupi field, with 7.3 million cubic meters per day.