KazMunaiGas summarized January-February 2007 results
ALMATY. March 15. KAZINFORM /Daniyar Sikhimbayev/ - NC KazMunaiGaz has noticeably increased volumes of oil production and transportation for January-February 2007 and transferred 3 times more money to the republican budget in the form of taxes and payments comparing with an analogous period of 2006, Kazinform refers to the company's press service. The volume of the oil and gas condensate production has reached 2 mln 671 thousand tons for January - February 2007, that is 4.9 per cent higher than the analogous period of the last year. It is supposed to extract 3 mln 700 thousands tons of oil and gas condensate this year. The volume of oil processing at the Atyrau refinery decreased by 11.8 per cent in comparison with the corresponding period of the year of 2006 and made 480 thousand tons. This factory intends to process 3 mln 700 thousand tons of the raw materials in 2007. 7 mln 381 thousand tons of petroleum were transported through the KazTransOil JSC systems of main oil lines that is 13.6 per cent higher against the same period of the previous year. 20.5 billion cubic meters of gas were transported through the gas main pipelines of Intergas Central Asia JSC in 2007.