Petrobras' Production Soars 3.3% More in June

Petrobras’ average oil and natural gas production abroad was 218,117 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boed) in June, 8.1% more than the previous month’s.

Added to the volume lifted from the domestic fields, Petrobras’ total production in June set a monthly record, topping out at 2,421,155 barrels of oil equivalent, 3.3% more than a year ago and 2.3% higher than May 2008.
Of the total produced abroad, 204.171 barrels originated from companies Petrobras controls, while 13,946 barrels from associated companies.

Another record was set for gas. Petrobras’ natural gas production was 70,517,000 cubic meters per day, 12.1% over a year ago and 8.9% more than in May 2008.