Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 15
By Elena Kosolapova - Trend: Kazakhstan decreased oil and gas condensate production by 1.2 percent in Jan. - Dec. 2014 compared to the same period of 2013, Novosti- Kazakhstan news agency reported with the reference to Statistics Committee under Kazakh Economy Ministry.
The country produced 80.845 million metric tons of oil, including gas condensate in the reporting period.
Oil production hit 67.927 million metric tons in this period (2.2 percent decrease), gas condensate production reached 12.918 million metric tons (5 percent increase).
Meanwhile natural gas production increased by 1.6 percent to 42.992 billion cubic meters in 2014.
Moreover, Kazakhstan increased motor fuel (gasoline, including jet fuel) by 10 percent in the reporting period compared to the same period of 2013.
The country produced 3.02 million metric tons of motor fuel, 5.01 million metric tons of diesel fuel (2.6 percent decrease), 3.661 million metric tons of fuel oil (2 percent decrease) in Jan.-Dec. 2014.
Three large oil refineries (Pavlodar, Atyrau and Shymkent) operate in Kazakhstan.
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