Oil production in Kazakhstan decreases, gas production goes up
Astana, Kazakhstan, Sept.13
By Daniyar Mukhtarov - Trend:
Crude oil production (including gas condensate) amounted to 53,585 million metric tons for 8 months of this year in Kazakhstan, which is 0.7% less than in the same period in 2013, Statistics Committee of the Ministry of National Economy said.
At the same time production of crude oil amounted to 45,012 million metric tons (a 1.9 percent decrease), condensate - 8,573 million metric tons (a 6.1 percent increase).
Some 28.3 billion cubic meters of natural gas (a 1.7 percent increase) was produced during the reporting period, the Statistics Committee of the Ministry of National Economy said.
Natural gas in the gaseous state accounted for 14.14 billion cubic meters (a 5.2 percent increase), associated petroleum gas - 14.16 billion cubic meters (a 1.1 percent decrease).