Kazakhstan slightly decreases oil and gas condensate production in first half of 2012

Oil&Gas Materials 13 July 2012 18:05 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku, July 13 / Trend E. Kosolapova/

Kazakhstan decreased oil and gas condensate production by 1.4 percent in January-June 2012 compared to the same period in 2011, Novosti-Kazakhstan reported with the reference to Kazakh Statistics Agency.

Kazakhstan produced 39.667 million tons of oil during the reporting period, including 6.334 million tons of gas condensate.
Natural gas production increased by 2.7 percent up to 20.469 billion cubic meters in January-June 2012, including 10.332 billion cubic meters of natural gas in gaseous state and 10.052 billion cubic meters of associated gas.
Moreover, Kazakhstan increased coal production by 0.4 percent up to 55.731 million tons in the first half of 2012.

Electricity production in the country hit 45.621 billion kWh in January-June 2012 (4.8 percent increase compared to the same period of 2011). Heat production amounted to 54.405 million Gcal (3.4 increase).