Before February, oil production in Brazil had fall of 3% in March

In March this year, Petrobras ' oil production in Brazil had a fall of 3%, compared to the previous month of February, producing a volume of 2,120,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boed).

According to the State, the result should be the shutdowns for maintenance of the FPSO Cidade de Angra dos Reis, in the field of Lula, in the pre-salt Santos basin and the P-37, in the Marlin field, in the Campos Basin.

Compared to natural gas, the production in March in Brazil, excluding liquefied was 77,700,000 cubic meters, also 3% lower compared to the month of February, because the charts already mentioned.

In the pre-salt layer, the oil and natural gas production was of 1,500,000 of boed, showing a fall of 2% compared to February. Already in relation to the same period in 2016, the increase was from 36% in production.

The State, in a statement, credited the increase in the volume the entry into production of the FPSO Cidade de Saquarema, in the area of Central Squid, and FPSO Cidade de Caraguatatuba, in the field of Lapa, in addition to increased production of the FPSO Cidade de Maricá, Lula High during this period.

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