Ecuador Says May Oil Output Fell 0.5% to 498,000 Barrels a Day

Ecuador’s oil production in May fell 0.5 percent to 498,000 barrels per day from 500,000 barrels in the previous month, the South American nation’s central bank said.

Crude exports rose to 11.44 million barrels in May from 10.3 million barrels a month earlier, the bank said in a report on its website today.

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