Brazil needs pre-salt gas plan to unleash potential

By Chris Noon 16 May 2017
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Platform P-52 at Brazil’s Roncador field. Around 45% of the country’s gas output comes from the pre-salt. (Petrobras) Platform P-52 at Brazil’s Roncador field. Around 45% of the country’s gas output comes from the pre-salt. (Petrobras)

Brazil is reaping the harvest from its pre-salt fields, but the country needs to decide what it will do with the huge volumes of gas associated with the oil, experts have said. 

“The gas is a good thing, but developing the pre-salt would certainly be less complicated without it,” Jed Bailey, managing partner of Latin America-focused consultancy Energy Narrative, told Interfax Natural Gas Daily

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