Oil production in the country declined by more than 50% due to the power outage.
In Venezuela due to a power outage halted the operation of some enterprises of the state oil company PDVSA, according to RBC with reference to Bloomberg.
The Agency's interlocutor did not specify the number of companies affected by the blackout. According to consulting company Energy Aspects, oil production in Venezuela has dropped to 500 thousand Barr. per day compared to 1.1 million barrels. a day in January. "Work on the main objects is suspended," said Energy Aspects to its customers.
According to the source Agency, the Ministry of petroleum should this week formally to report on the level of oil production in March. PDVSA and the Ministry declined to comment on Bloomberg information on suspend.