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BRIEF-B2Gold reports third quarter 2017 gold production

Oct 13 (Reuters) - B2Gold Corp

* B2Gold reports strong third quarter 2017 gold production; completes mine construction and first gold pour at Fekola more than three months ahead of schedule

* B2Gold Corp - qtrly consolidated gold revenue of $154.1 million on sales of 121,597 ounces at an average price of $1,267 per ounce

* B2Gold - qtrly consolidated gold production of 135,628 ounces, with 6,340 ounces of pre-commercial production from Fekola mine, exceeding budget by 2%

* B2Gold - for FY 2017 co is on track to meet high end of revised annual consolidated production guidance range of between 530,000 and 570,000 ounces of gold

* B2Gold - anticipates gold production from Santa Pancha 1 to continue to increase, El Limon’s cash operating costs to decrease in Q4

* B2Gold Corp - 2018 outlook provides production growth of over 70% Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: