STXNEWS LATAM-BG sees its Brazil output at 100,000 bpd by year-end

miércoles 9 de abril de 2014 12:15 GYT

British oil and gas producer BG Group Plc plans to increase production from its Brazilian operations to 100,000 barrels per day by the end of 2014, a company executive said on Wednesday.

The firm, which is Brazil's No. 2 oil producer after state-run Petroleo Brasileiro SA, known as Petrobras, currently produces about 60,000 barrels per day, said Nelson Silva, chief executive of BG's unit in Brazil, at an event in Rio de Janeiro.