Kazakhstan ups oil and gas export
Baku, Azerbaijan, April 21
By Elena Kosolapova – Trend:
Kazakhstan has increased oil and gas export in 1Q2017, Kazakh energy ministry said in a message.
The oil export increased by 2.2 percent to 17.1 million tons compared to the same period of 2016. Gas export increased by 26 percent to 4.1 billion cubic meters in this period.
The ministry noted that oil and gas condensate production grew by 5.2 percent to 21.1 million tons in 1Q2017. The increase was mainly due to production at large projects: Kashagan (1.6 million tons), Tengiz (7.3 million tons) and Karachaganak (3.2 million tons).
Gas production increased by 8.5 percent to 13.2 billion cubic meters in the reporting period.
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