The refineries are being used with a load close to the maximum projected. In March the company reached 91 percent of the total utilization factor of the park.
Considering December alone, oil production was down 0.5 percent from November, where natural gas shrank 3.2 percent. Comparing December 2021/2020, both surged 4.1 percent.
A total of BRL 37.6 billion and BRL 36.8 billion have been distributed to states, municipalities, and the federal government in royalties and special stocks respectively—up 65 percent from 2020.
A significant portion of August’s output was extracted from pre-salt layers. They reached 2.764 barrels a day—2.193 million barrels of oil, 90.8 million cubic meters of natural gas daily.