Azerbaijan, Baku, March 5 / Trend A. Badalova /
Some 143,939 meters were drilled in Kazakhstan in December, 2012 compared to 208,392 meters during the same month of 2011, the national dispatch center of the Kazakh Statistics Agency told Trend.
The total volume of drilling operations was fulfilled by 115.9 percent in December, 2012. It was planned to drill 124,199 meters.
The volume of exploratory drilling was fulfilled by 75.2 percent in December, 2012. Some 22,042 meters were drilled. It was planned to drill 29,307 meters.