Chevron's Frade field in Brazil producing up to 16,000 bpd

RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept 13 Fri Sep 13, 2013 2:33pm EDT

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RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept 13 (Reuters) - U.S. oil company Chevron is producing 15,000 to 16,000 barrels per day of crude on average from its Brazilian offshore Frade oil field northeast of Rio de Janeiro, where the company spilled 3,600 barrels of oil into the sea after a 2011 accident, Rafael Jean Williamson, the company's director of corporate affairs in Brazil, said on Friday.

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