Important records were broken in March thanks to the hard work of our teams to increase asset productivity. As a result, we attained production records in the pre-salt, in refinery throughput, in natural gas delivery, and in fertilizer production. Read the statement we released this Monday (April 07):
Our total oil and natural gas output in Brazil was 2,327,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boepd) in February, 0.7% above January, at 2,310,000 boed. Including production operated for our partners in Brazil, the February volume reached 2,476,000 boed, 1.5% more than the previous month's (2,438,000 boed).
Read our official statement on the internal commission to investigate the acquisition process of the Pasadena Refinery, in Texas:
Petrobras announces that on Mar. 24, 2014 it constituted an internal committee, coordinated by the Company's Internal Auditors, to investigate the acquisition processes of the Pasadena Refinery, in Texas. The said Commission has 45 days to submit its findings.
Read the official statement we issued on the internal investigation into allegations involving SBM Offshore:
Petrobras announces that the Internal Commission of Inquiry, formed on Feb. 13, 2014 to investigate alleged bribe payments to Company employees involving SMB Offshore, concluded that, based on the work done and restricted to its regulatory competence, it found no facts or documents evidencing payment of bribes to Petrobras employees.