9.7 mln tons of crude oil processed in Kazakhstan in Jan-Oct 2009 - KazMunaiGaz
ASTANA. November 16. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ 9.7 mln tons of crude oil have been processed countrywide in 10 months of 2009, the share of KazMunaiGaz JSC makes 17% in it. President of the Company Kairgeldy Kabyldin has announced at the Government's telephone conference today. "There are such large oil processing companies as Gelios and TurgaiPetroleum which take 32% and 18% of the total volume of processing. The volume of the produced petrol makes 2 mln tons in which KazMunaiGaz's share makes 10%. Alongside, the share of Gelios and TurgaiPetroleum made 48% and 18% correspondingly", he noted. According to Kabyldin, petrol suppliy in 2009 increased significantly compared to the same period in 2008. For example, Almaty experienced 49% of growth in petrol supply this year. "Thus we support the proposition of the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources on elimination of high-octane petrol from regulation and fix its threshold price", Chief of KazMunaiGaz concluded.