19 Jul 2010 17:05

TNK-BP boosts oil output by 10% in H1 in Orenburg region

ORENBURG. July 19 (Interfax) - TNK-BP increased oil production by 9.8% year-on-year to 9.7 million tonnes in January-June 2010 in the Orenburg region, the company's subsidiary OJSC Orenburgneft said in a statement.

Gas output in January-June came to over 1.2 billion cubic meters, which was a year-on-year increase of 3%.

Geological and technical efforts supporting the increase in oil output was carried out at 597 wells, which was an boost of 2.9% from 2009.

TNK-BP's made asset in the Orenburg region is OJSC Orenburgneft, which produces oil in five regions: Buzuluk, Buguruslan, Sorochinsk, Pervomaisky and Murmanayevsk.