BAKU, Azerbaijan, January 26. The volume of Tajikistan's oil production reached about 25,000 tons in 2022, Trend reports with reference to Tajik Media.
According to the country's statistics department, Tajikistan produced only 510 tons of gasoline, 4,000 tons of diesel fuel, 5,100 tons of fuel oil, and 3,200 tons of bitumen.
In its most recent energy outlook, the Asian Development Bank reported that Tajikistan's domestic oil and natural gas production numbers are nearly negligible. However, the government plans to modernize and conduct a technical re-equipment of its upstream infrastructure, as well as develop new oil and natural gas fields.
Meanwhile, Tajikistan also has two operational refineries, with a cumulative capacity of 150,000 tons annually. Currently, over 90 percent of oil and gas is imported from Russia and neighboring countries within Central Asia.