KazMunayGas increased oil and gas condensate output by 19.8% in Q1 2010
ASTANA. 21.04.2010. KAZINFORM KazMunayGas National Company JSC has increased oil and gas condensate output by 19.8% in the first quarter of 2010, Kazinform has learnt from the Company's press service. In January-March 2010 the consolidated output of oil and gas condensate by the group of companies of KMG made 5.3 mln tons having hit the index of the same period in 2009 by 19.8%. In addition, according to the press service "the volume of transported oil via main pipelines reached 16.4 mln tons that is 7.2% higher against 2009". "The volume of transportation of oil by sea made 1.8 mln having increased by 10.5%. Oil turnover via main pipelines made 9.4 bln tone-kilometer that is 4.8% higher than in the same period last year", a press release reads. Over 25 bln cubic meters of gas were transported in the first quarter of 2010.