By G.R. Morton, DMD
Brazil has been one of the countries where oil production has been constantly rising for the past 30 years. They are one of the countries taking up the slack for declines elsewhere. This field by field analysis of the biggest Brazilian deepwater fields, which is where most of the increase is coming from, shows that there is a limit to this growth in the not too distant future.
By G.R. Morton, DMD Publishing
The second largest producing field in the world is the Cantarell complex in Mexico, with 2.1 MMb/d of output in 2003 up from 1.9 MMb/d in 2002. Cantarell is expected to decline rapidly over the next few years, falling as far as 1 MM b/d by 2008.