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Brazil's Petrobras reports a production boost in July

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 2 (Reuters) - Brazilian state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA produced 2.76 billion barrels of oil equivalent per day (boepd) in July, it said in a presentation on Friday, a strong increase over previous months.

In the second quarter, Petrobras, as the firm is known, produced 2.633 boepd, falling short of expectations. In the presentation, the firm said production hit a record 3 million boepd on July 28. (Reporting by Gram Slattery; Editing by Bernadette Baum)