Venezuela’s crude oil output in September 2016 showed a positive variation of 2.53 million barrels per day.
In this way, total oil and gas production amounted to 3.48 million of barrels of oil equivalent per day at the end of September 2016, informed the Petroleum and Mining Ministry in a press release.
This number is broken down as follows: 2.3 million barrels of crude oil per day, a figure reported monthly to the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) through direct communication, and in accordance with parameters set by the organization.
Additionally, 94,400 barrels of condensates per day; 105,000 barrels of liquefied natural gas per day, and 5.52 billion cubic feet of gas per day, or 953,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day.
The positive variation recorded this month is based on a raise of 17,000 barrels per day at the Hugo Chávez Orinoco Oil Belt.