Gas extraction to exceed 40 bn cu m a year in Azerbaijan in 2020


May 30, Fineko/abc.az. Energy Minister Parviz Shahbazov stated at the 26th international conference Oil & Gas of the Caspian Sea that production from gas condensate field Shah Deniz in the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea, which plays an important role in gas extraction in the country, will increase by 6 bn cu m this year compared with 2018.

And in 2020, production at the field will grow by 8.5 bn cu m (versus 2018), and thus, next year, natural gas production in the country will reach 40 bn cu m a year.