Brazil’s Petrobras Registers Best June Production in History

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The Brazilian oil giant, Petrobras, registered the best June on record for the production of oil and natural gas, totaling 2.9 million barrels per day, according to the state-controlled company. According to Petrobras, June’s results are over two percent greater than that registered during the month of May.

The company attributes the growth in production to the start of operations of new fields in the Lula camp, in the state of Rio de Janeiro. In relation to the pre-salt exploration areas, Petrobras announced that extraction rose . . .

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