SAO PAULO, March 14 Brazilian state-controlled
oil company Petróleo Brasileiro SA said on Tuesday
that its oil and gas production in February reached an average
of 2.82 million barrels of oil equivalent per day.
Petrobras, as the company is known, said that its oil output
considering only production sites in Brazil, excluding natural
gas, fell 1 percent from January to an average of 2.2 million
barrels per day. The company did not release comparative data
for total production including natural gas.
(Reporting by Marcelo Teixeira; Editing by Leslie Adler)