Kazakhstan's oil, natural gas output revealed
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Sept. 9
By Nargiz Sadikhova - Trend:
Kazakhstan has extracted 58.3 million tons of oil and gas condensate during the first eight months of 2020, bringing the country closer to its extraction volume goal for 2020 of 85.2 million tons, Kazakhstan’s Minister of Energy, Nurlan Nogayev said, Trend reports with reference to the press office of Kazakhstan’s prime minister.
This includes 18.2 million tons of oil extracted at the country’s Tengiz field, 10.4 million tons extracted at the Kashagan field, and 8.2 million tons extracted at the Karachaganak field.
In turn, oil export amounted to 47.3 million tons, whereas the forecast export volume for 2020 is 67.5 million tons.
Gas output amounted to 37.7 billion cubic meters, whereas the 2020 gas output plan is 56.5 billion cubic meters. The domestic consumption of the commercial gas stood at 10.2 billion cubic meters with a 2020 plan of 16.5 billion cubic meters.
The manufacturing volume of liquefied petroleum gas amounted to 2.06 million tons, including 1.4 million tons which were consumed at the local market (production plan for 2020 of 3.2 million tons).
Manufacturing of petroleum products stood at 7.4 million tons over eight months of 2020, including 2.87 million tons of gasoline, 3 million tons of diesel fuel, 277,000 tons of jet fuel, 1.3 million tons of fuel oil.
The petroleum production forecast plan for 2020 amounts to 11.6 million tons. Furthermore, bitumen production stood at 675,000 tons from Jan. through Aug. 2020, and its 2020 plan is 98,300 tons. The volume of petrochemical product output reached 262,000 tons, the plan for 2020 is 400,000 tons.
During the reporting period, 69.5 billion kWh of electricity was produced, the plan for 2020 is 105.2 billion kWh. The volume of uranium production amounted to 13,500 tons, the plan for 2020 is 19,300 tons.
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