Gemsa Petroleum Company (Gempetco) achieved a new record by producing 10,000 barrels per day of oil (b/d) despite coronavirus pandemic, according to the general trade union of petroleum workers (GTUPW).

The company reached this production rate while observing all health, safety and environment (HSE) rules and without any incidents, the statement mentioned.

Gempetco’s production form Gamasa concession reached 4,000 b/d and its production from Zaafarana concession amounted to 6,000 b/d.

According to GTUPW, Gempetco has planned to drill more wells in Zaafarana and Gamasa to preserve these  production rates.

It is worth noting that Gempetco’s  production exceeded 8,000 b/d from Zaafarana and Gemsa fields at the beginning of October