BP Report Highlights Reduction in Oil and Gas Consumption in Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan, Baku, 12 June / Trend / Large British oil company BP stated in its report 'Statistical Review of World Energy 2008' that the oil consumption in Azerbaijan in 2007 totaled 4.5mln tons, which makes up 0.1% of the worldwide indicator of consumption. The volume of consumption in Azerbaijan in 2007 is 7.1% less than that of 2006.
The first place for oil consumption in the world was occupied by the USA, with a volume of 943.1mln tons (decrease of 0.1% as compared to 2006).
BP estimates oil consumption in Kazakhstan at 10.6mln tons (3.2% less), which make up 0.3% of the worldwide indicator. In 2007, Iran consumed 77mln tons of oil (0.4% more) - 1.9% of global volume. The consumption in Turkmenistan in 2007 equaled 4.7mln (3.6% more) - 0.1% of worldwide consumption. Last year, the oil consumption in Russia totaled 125.9mln tons of oil (0.9% more) - 3.2% of global oil consumption figure.
According to the report of BP, placed on Company's official website, the gas consumption in Azerbaijan in 2007 totaled 8.3bln cu.m, a decrease of 12% from 2006 and made up 0.3% from the worldwide consumption last year.
Gas consumption in Kazakhstan in 2007 totaled made up 19.8bln cu.m (an increase of 5.4%), Russia - 438.8bln (1.6%), Turkmenistan - 21.9bln (15.8%) and Iran - 111.8bln (2.9%).