Ultra-deep offshore Brazilian oil discoveries make Brazil the largest and most significant new oil and gas prospect of the last few decades
Brazil (PRWEB UK) 18 October 2012
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Brazil has overtaken the UK economy to be the sixth largest in the world, growing 2.7% last year compared to the UK’s growth of 0.8%. Brazil’s population of 190 million compared to the UK’s 60 million should mean energy production and consumption will increase as the country develops.
Top Energy Facts Brazil
- Ultra-deep offshore Brazilian oil discoveries make Brazil the largest and most significant new oil and gas prospect of the last few decades.
- Producing 2.3 million barrels of oil daily, Brazilian oil is attracting lots of interest and a host of new energy investors.
- 2.8 million barrels of oil are produced, Including biofuels, Brazilian oil is ranking 9th in the world production rankings.
- Brazil is looking at increasing the percentage of ethanol in vehicle fuel by 25% in line with increased sugar cane production.
- Brazil intends to become a global leader in renewable energy.
- Brazil has initiated huge investments in wind power, adding 32GW to the renewable energy grid within 5 years.
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