Thursday, August 14, 2008

Peru's energy production rises 4.75% from previous month

Peru produced an average of 118,714 barrels of liquid hydrocarbons a day in July, 4.75% higher than in the previous month, state agency Perupetro said Tuesday.

Pluspetrol Peru Corp. produced 35,413 barrels a day of liquid hydrocarbons in July from Block 88, the main block in the Camisea natural gas field.

Pluspetrol Norte produced 23,074 barrels a day from its Block 1-AB and another 15,697 barrels a day in the month from Block 8.

Petroleo Brasileiro SA (PBR), or Petrobras, produced 13,980 barrels a day of liquid hydrocarbons in Block-X during the month, the report said.


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