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Brazil's Petrobras produced 3 mln barrels per day in August -filing

BRASILIA, Sept 3 (Reuters) - Brazil's state-owned oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA produced 3 million barrels of oil equivalent per day on average in August, according to a securities filing on Tuesday.

Petrobras, as the company is known, said that in Brazil's coveted pre-salt area it produced 2.2 million barrels of oil equivalent per day on average for the month.

(Reporting by Jake Spring)