Uzbekistan decreases liquid hydrocarbon production in first quarter
Uzbekistan, Tashkent, April 17 / Trend D. Azizov /
Uzbekistan has reduced the production of liquid hydrocarbons by 10.3 percent to 846,800 tons in the first quarter of 2012, compared to the same period in 2011, the State Statistics Committee said today.
Oil production dropped by 10.5 percent to 430,500 tons and gas condensate fell by 9.5 percent to 416,300 tons.
Natural gas production declined by 3.2 percent to 16.244 billion cubic meters.
Petrol production in the first three months of the year declined by 25.7 percent to 274,400 tons, kerosene by 1.2 percent to 87,700 tons, diesel fuel by 8.2 percent to 229,900 tons, fuel oil by 6.7 percent, to 70,100 tons and oil bitumen by 3.1 percent, to 34,400 tons.
Production of liquefied hydrocarbon gases increased by 5.5 percent, to 105,500 tons.
It was previously reported that Uzbekistan decreased liquid hydrocarbon production by 7.7 percent to 3.585 million tons and natural gas by 4.4 percent to 63.04 billion cubic meters in 2011 compared to 2010.