The Brazilian National Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels Agency (ANP) reported yesterday (2) that oil and gas production increased in July compared to the previous month and the same period last year. Oil production was 2.775 million barrels per day (bbl/d), an increase of 8.5% over June and 7.8% over July 2018. 124 million cubic meters of gas were produced. per day (m³ / d), with growth of 11.7% over the previous month and 7.1% over July 2018.
Oil and gas production totaled 3.556 million barrels of oil equivalent per day (boe/d), with 61.4% of production (1.732 million boe/d) coming from pre-salt fields.
Pre-salt layer production from 99 wells was 1.732 million barrels per day (bbl / d) of oil and 71.9 million cubic meters (m³ / d) of natural gas, totaling 2.184 million barrels per day. barrels of oil equivalent per day (boe / d). There was an increase of 12.2% compared to the previous month and 19.9% compared to the same month of 2018. Pre-salt production corresponded to 61.4% of the total extracted in Brazil.
In June, the use of natural gas was 97.2%. 61.8 million m³/day were made available to the market.
Gas flaring in the month was 3.5 million m³/d, down 14.3% from the previous month and 10.5% from the same month in 2018.
The Lula Field in the Santos Basin produced the most oil, an average of 928,000 bbl/d. It was also the largest producer of natural gas: an average of 39.5 million m³/day.
The maritime fields produced 96.4% of oil and 80.3% of natural gas. The fields operated by Petrobras produced 92.9% of oil and natural gas – those with exclusive participation produced 42.5% of the total. National production took place in 7,121 wells, 648 maritime and 6,473 terrestrial.
July production data are available on the ANP’s Monthly Bulletin of Oil and Natural Gas Production.
Source: Agência Brasil
Produção de petróleo e gás natural aumenta em julho