United States Forecasts Reduction in Amount of OPEC Countries’ Oil Delivery in 2009
Azerbaijan, Baku, 13 November / Trend corr. A.Badalova / According to forecasts of the US State Energy Information Agency (EIA), general amount of the OPEC countries' oil delivery will make up 36.52mln barrels a day in 2009 as compared to 36.91mln barrels a day in 2008.
In 2008 oil delivery in non-OPEC countries will cut by 280,000 barrels a day - to 48.71mln barrels, the EIA forecasted. Oil deliveries in these countries will rise by 500,000 barrels - to 49.2mln barrels a day in 2009. Growth of delivery will be observed in the United States, Azerbaijan and Brazil.
The EIA forecasts that oil production will rise by 450,000 barrels a day - to 9mln barrels in the United States in 2009 as compared to 8.55mln barrels a day in 2008.
In 2009 amount of oil delivery in the former Soviet countries and the Eastern Europe will rose by 0.25mln barrels a day - to 13.08mln barrels a day as compared to 12.83mln barrels in 2008.
In accordance with the EIA's forecasts, in 2008 amount of oil deliveries of Azerbaijan will make up 0.96mln barrels a day as compared to 0.85mln barrels a day in 2007. The country will increase deliveries by 0.26mln barrels a day - to 1.22mln barrels in 2009.
In 2009 amount of Kazakhstan's oil deliveries will comprise 1.51mln barrels as compared to 1.42mln barrels a day in 2008. Turkmenistan will slightly increase deliveries - to 0.2mln barrels a day as compared to 0.19mln barrels in 2008.
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