Thursday, January 10, 2008
Rise in oil and gas production observed in Azerbaijan
14 December 2007 - Day.Az – Since the beginning of the year, Azerbaijan has produced 38,100,000 tons of oil, which is over 30% rise as compared to 2006. The information has been provided by the chairman of the State Statistical Committee of Azerbaijan Arif Veliyev. According to him, the country has produced 10,000,000,000 cubic meters of gas, which is a 61% rise. A.Veliyev considers that by the end of the year the country will produce nearly 42,000,000-43,000,000 tons of crude oil and 11,000,000,000 cubic meters of gas. At the same time, the chairman of the State Statistical Committee noted that the rise has been observed in the production of gasoline, white oil and bitumen.