Oil and natural gas production in Brazil fell 0.5% in May against April, to 3.778 million barrels of oil equivalent per day (boe/d), according to data from the National Agency for Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels (ANP) . Oil production fell 1.3% to 2.931 million barrels per day, while natural gas production rose 2.3% to 134.5 million cubic meters per day.
The share of oil and gas production in the pre-salt region fell from 72.7% in April to 71.2% in May, with total production of 2.689 million barrels of oil equivalent (boe/d) per day. 2.129 million barrels of oil per day and 89 million cubic meters of natural gas.
The Tupi field (formerly Lula), continues to be the country’s largest oil and gas producer, despite a 0.97% drop compared to April, dropping to 891,000 barrels a day.
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