Over 50 M tons of oil produced in Kazakhstan
Baku, Azerbaijan, August 13
By Fakhri Vakilov - Trend:
In January-July of this year, the volume of oil production in Kazakhstan amounted to 52.23 million tons, Trend reports citing Kazakh media.
“The volume of oil and condensate production for seven months amounted to 52.23 million tons, which is 101.2 percent of the plan. However, this amounts to 98.7 percent compared to the same period last year, ” head of the press service of the Ministry of Energy Nurlybek Zhenisbek said.
A spokesman for the Ministry of Energy noted that this decrease in production was predictable and was due to the repairs at three large fields.
In the reported period, Kashagan, Tengiz and Karachaganak fields produced 31.6 million tons of oil in total. Kashagan field produced 7.2 million tons, Tengiz field - 17.5 million tons, and Karachaganak field - 6.9 million tons.
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