Natural gas production grows 3.4% in June
In month-over-month terms, the increase reached 2.7%
Natural gas production in Brazil grew by 3.4% in the comparison between June and the same month last year according to data released on Thursday (2 August) by the National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels (ANP).
In month-over-month terms, the increase reached 2.7%. The ANP also reported that national use of natural gas in June accounted for 96.4% of the total volume produced. This means the country was able to input 63.4 million cubic metres per day in the market.
The Lula field, in the Santos Basin, was the largest producer. In total, it generated an 835,000 barrels of oil and 35.7 million cubic metres of natural gas per day. Offshore fields were responsible for 95.7% of all oil and 78.8% of all natural gas produced in the period.