BAKU, Azerbaijan, July 22. Kazakhstan has extracted 57.3 million tons of coal over the period from January through June 2022, which is 5.8 percent more than during the same period of 2021, Trend reports citing Kazakhstan’s Statistics Committee.
The report said that the volume of coal extracted in June 2022 stood at 8.2 million tons, which in turn is 2.2 percent more than in June 2021.
Furthermore, crude oil extraction including gas condensate was 43.04 million tons during the reporting period, which is 1.2 percent more than the volume extracted during the same period of 2021. Kazakhstan’s June oil output was 5.8 million tons, which also is 16.1 percent less than during the same month of 2021.
Kazakhstan also extracted 28.1 billion cubic meters of natural gas during six months of 2022 and 3.7 billion cubic meters in June, which is 3.3 percent more and 14.2 percent less year-on-year.
Fuel oil manufacturing volume stood at 1.5 million tons and 243,300 tons during the reporting period and June 2022 respectively, which is 12.3 percent and 14.8 percent more than during the same period of 2021.
Kerosene manufacturing amounted to 360,600 tons over six months (up by 36.6 percent) and 58,900 tons in June 2022 (up by 0.01 percent), whereas gasoil manufacturing equaled 2.6 million tons over six months (up by 14.7 percent) and 475,100 tons in June 2022 (up by 10.6 percent).
Hydrocarbon liquefied gases output was 597,100 tons over six months of 2022 with an annual increase of 7.3 percent, whereas June output was 90,500 tons (down by 10.7 percent annual).
Electricity generation over the reporting period of 2022 equaled 56.9 billion kWh, which is 1.2 percent less than during the same period of 2021, whereas the volume of electricity generated in June 2022 amounted to 8.3 billion kWh, which is 1.6 percent less year-on-year.
The volume of thermal energy generated from January through June 2022 amounted to 48.3 million Gcal with an annual decrease of 2.7 percent, whereas June 2022 output was 3.2 million Gcal, which is 5.8 percent more than in June 2021.
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