Azerbaijan’s natural gas extraction grew by 3.5% in May
Baku, Fineko/abc.az. Natural gas production of Azerbaijan grew by 3.5% compared to April 2012.
The State Statistics Committee (SSC) informs that over Jan-May 2012 the country was produced 7.4 bn cu m of gas. Gas production totaled 2.415 bn cu m , in January, 629.6 million cu m in February, 1.527 bn cu m in March, 1.389 bn cu m in April and 1.428 bn cu m in May.
Last year, the country produced 25.7 bn cu m of gas (-2.2% versus production in 2010). In December 2011 production reached 1.95 bn cu m against 2.144 bn cu m in November and 2.257 bn in October (the best indicator in 2011).
In 2010, the country produced 26.2 bn cu m, including 2.286 bn in July (the best figure in 2010).
In 2009, gas production reached 23.58 bn cu m (+0.8%) and delivery 16.3 bn cu m (-0.1%). Private producers extracted 10.1 bn cu m of gas (+9%).
In 2008, Azerbaijan produced 22.847 bn cu m of natural gas (+35.6% against the 2007 index), including 9.146 bn cu m (+66.1%) by private producers.
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