May 10, 2010 – Petrobras, Brazil’s oil conglomerate, announced that it has set a single-day record for oil output, producing 2.08 million barrels on April 24.

The state-controlled energy agency says it also set a monthly record for output in April by pumping an average of 2.03 million barrels of crude per day.

The company states that its goal for the year is to average 2.1 million barrels per day once two more facilities come online this year.

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