BAKU, Azerbaijan, Mar. 31
By Ilkin Seyfaddini – Trend:
The Uzbek-Chinese New Silk Road Oil and Gas joint venture is producing natural gas in Uzbekistan, Trend reports citing Uzbekneftegaz press service.
The company extracts hydrocarbons from Khojasayat, Khojadavlat and Sharki Alat fields.
Currently, there are 16 wells (nine new wells drilled and seven previously drilled) in the production well stock.
Gas gathering pipelines Sharqi Alat-Khojasayat with the length of 29.5 kilometers, Khojadavlat-Sharqi Alat - 7.5 km and 47 kilometers of Khojasayat- Dengizkul gas pipeline have been laid.
So far the gas production is at 1.25 billion cubic meters.
Uzbekneftegaz is a state-owned holding company and the largest state company in Uzbekistan. The company ranks 11th in the world's natural gas production.
At the beginning of 2020, President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev held a meeting at which the head of state instructed Uzbekneftegaz to thoroughly analyze each field it is operating and ensure the increase in gas production.
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