Thursday, June 26, 2008
Azerbaijan produces 19.9 mln tons of oil and 9.8 bln cubic meters of gas
18 June 2008 - Day.Az - Azerbaijan produced 19.9 mln tons of oil and 9.8 bln cubic meters of gas (including 6.5 bln cubic meters for sale) in January-May of 2008. Day.Az reports with reference to the State Statistical Committee of Azerbaijan that this is 13.4% and 74.7% higher, as compared to the due period of the last year. At the same time a greater part of production fell on the Azerbaijan International Operating Company, producing 16.3 mln tons of oil and 3, 496.6 bln cubic meters of gas, which is 17.1% and by 2.2 times higher as compared to the same period of the last year, respectively. In January-May the average monthly wage of extractive industries workers made AZN 1030, which is 22.6% as compared to the due period of the previous year.