Kazakhstan boosts oil production 3.9% in Jan-May
ALMATY. June 15 (Interfax) - Kazakhstan increased oil production 3.9% to 25.338 million tonnes in January-May 2009 compared to the same period of 2008, the State Statistics Agency told Interfax.
Gas condensate production, however, fell 4.7% to 5.178 million tonnes in the period.
Natural gas production grew 3.8% to 14.627 billion cubic meters in the five months. Kazakhstan produced 7.859 bcm in gas form, down 5.6%, and 6.769 bcm as associated gas, up 17.4%.