Pemex Sets 3.62Bf3/d Dry NatGas Output Record in July

Mexico's state oil company Pemex reported its Pemex Gas y Petroquimica Basica (PGPB) subsidiary reached an average production record in July of 3.62 billion cubic feet a day (Bf3/d) of dry natural gas.

In the first seven months of this year, PGPB increased dry natural gas average production 7.9% to 3.38Bf3/d compared to the year-ago period, Pemex said in a statement.

In the same period, the subsidiary boosted wet gas output 5.6% to 4.11Bf3/d, and sent an average 3.24Bf3/d of sour gas and 869Mf3/d of sweet gas to its processing plants. In July, Pemex also produced a record 1.06Bf3/d of sweet gas.

From January-July of this year, production of natural gas liquids (NGLs) was 446,000 barrels a day (b/d), of which 222,000b/d were liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), 92,000b/d were gasoline, 130,000b/d were ethane and 2,000b/d were other products.

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