This press release from Petróleos de Venezuela S.A. (PDVSA) was translated from Spanish by an automated system

Caracas, February 19, 2021.- The Sectorial Vice President for the Economic Area and Minister of the Popular Power of Petroleum, Tareck El Aissami, announced the 2021 production plan of the Presidential Commission Alí Rodríguez Araque, which aims to increase production to a million 508 thousand barrels of oil and 6 million cubic feet of gas, maintaining the irreversible trend of progressive and sustained growth.

This was announced during the presentation of the Management Balance of the Presidential Commission “Alí Rodríguez Araque”, held in the Simón Bolívar Room of PDVSA La Campiña, in Caracas, where he delivered to the President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro Moros, the management report and the 2021 production plan.

“For this year 2021 we are convinced that the work coordinated between the Alí Rodríguez Araque Commission, the working class and the productive sectors, we will be able to promote and guide the integral development of this great reserve of 300 billion barrels of oil and 197 trillion barrels of oil. cubic feet of gas, ”El Aissami said.

Among the goals proposed in the 2021 Productive Plan, the renewal of the National Refining System stands out, which is why it announced the reactivation of the export of all derivatives and products that are processed in refineries.

“We are going to rescue the national oil industry to turn it into an industry with high international quality standards, returning PDVSA to its leading and powerful role on the world oil scene and putting it at the service of our people,” said El Aissami, while He highlighted the participation, effort and combative spirit of the workers.

In this regard, he announced the dignity of the workers and the agreement of the collective agreement of oil workers, supported by President Nicolás Maduro. “This year will be the year of the new PDVSA, of the new hydrocarbon industry, we are going to the recovery and new beginning of the national oil industry.”

Source: BNAmericas