BP reviews Uzbekistan’s oil, gas consumption
Tashkent, Uzbekistan, June 10
By Demir Azizov- Trend:
Uzbekistan's proved oil reserves stood at 100 million tons, natural gas reserves - at 1.1 trillion cubic meters on the results of 2015, says BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2016.
Uzbekistan decreased oil output by 3.1 percent - to three million tons in 2015, according to BP's report.
The company says that Uzbekistan's average output was 64,000 barrels of oil per day in 2015 (by 3.1 percent less than in 2014).
Oil consumption volume in the country decreased by 0.1 percent - to 2.8 million tons in 2015, as compared to 2014. Average daily consumption of oil was 59,000 barrels in Uzbekistan in 2015 (by 0.1 percent less than in 2014).
The review says that Uzbekistan produced 57.7 billion cubic meters of gas in 2015, which is by 0.8 percent more than in 2014. Gas consumption in the country amounted to 50.3 billion cubic meters in 2015.
Capacity of Uzbekneftegaz National Holding Company (NHC), the country's national operator on mining and processing of hydrocarbons, allows ensuring natural gas output at the level of 70 billion cubic meters and liquid hydrocarbons at the level of eight million tons per year.