Petrobras announce cumulative production in the pre-salt already exceeds 192 million barrels of oil equivalent
Carlos Tadeu Fraga, Executive Manager for Petrobras’ Pre-salt Exploration and Production, announced today at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC 2013) that, between 2008 and April 2013, the cumulative production from the pre-salt reservoirs in the Campos and Santos Basins has reached 192.4 million barrels of oil equivalent (oil and gas). According to the executive, daily production exceeded 311,000 barrels per day on April 17, more than double the daily average production of 121,000 barrels in 2011. The average pre-salt production in April was 294,000 barrels per day.
Carlos Tadeu highlighted the pre-salt results during the “Megaprojects: Exploring the Opportunities and Challenges” panel this Wednesday morning, May 8. He also participated in the OTC lunch-lecture yesterday (May 7) and updated those present on the work in the pre-salt and the prospects and projects for the region.