Azerbaijan, Baku, Dec. 17 / Trend A. Badalova /
Some 1,839,285 meters were drilled in Kazakhstan in January-October, 2012 compared to 1,996,944 meters during the same month of 2011, the Central Dispatching Department of the Kazakh Statistics Agency told Trend.
The total volume of drilling operations was fulfilled by 104.9 percent in October, 2012. Some 198,352 meters were drilled in Kazakhstan in October. It was planned to drill 189,052 meters.
The volume of exploratory drilling was fulfilled by 82.2 percent in October, 2012. Some 29,583 meters were drilled. It was planned to drill 35,983 meters.