- Amerisur Resources' production totalled 180,843 barrels of oil in August and averaged 5,834 barrels of oil per day with peak output of 6,460 bopd.

Total export volume was 182,529 BO during the period and average daily throughput was 5,888 bopd during the period.

Peak daily throughput was 10,127 bopd during the period and the 1 millionth barrel was exported through OBA during the period.

Amerisur said negotiations with Petroamazonas EP in Ecuador to increase export volumes via the OBA were progressing well, which, together with systems optimisations, enabled the company to achieve average daily OBA throughput during the month of in excess of 5,000 bopd, peaking at over 10,000 bopd.

Chief executive John Wardle said: "I am pleased with the increases through OBA we have achieved this month and look to further significant increases in both production and OBA throughput in the near future.

"Additionally, I am pleased to report that on August 22 the Company transported the 1 millionth barrel of Platanillo crude via the OBA system.

"Given the historic visit of Pope Francisco to Colombia from 5 September onwards it is possible that certain logistical constraints may occur.

"However, the company has taken a series of measures to minimise the impact of these events."

At 9:41am: [LON:AMER] Amerisur Resources PLC share price was -0.25p at 16.25p

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