Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 10
Azerbaijan presented data on its daily oil production in August 2018 to the OPEC Joint Technical Committee as part of the Vienna Agreement, the Azerbaijani Energy Ministry told Trend on Sept. 10.
Daily oil production stood at 774,000 barrels in August 2018, of which 716,000 barrels accounted for crude oil and 58,000 barrels - for condensate and 19,000 barrels of oil were exported.
The ministry said that Azerbaijan again fully fulfilled its obligations under the oil deal.
In January 2018, daily oil production stood at 814,600 barrels, in February 2018 – at 806,000 barrels, in March - 794,000 barrels, in April – 785,700 barrels, in May - 801,000 barrels, in June – 792,000 barrels and in July – 773,000 barrels of oil per day.
OPEC Joint Technical Committee was created on Jan.22, 2017 to monitor the implementation of countries’ commitments to cut oil production.
In December 2016, at a meeting of oil producers in Vienna, 11 non-OPEC member countries, including Azerbaijan, agreed to cut oil production by a total of 558,000 barrels a day. The agreement was concluded for the first half of 2017 and was extended until the end of the first quarter of 2018 at a meeting on May 25, 2017.
At the last OPEC meeting in Vienna, the agreement was again extended until the end of 2018. Azerbaijan supported the decision.