14.06.02 13:18

Turkmenistan increased gas development by 11%

Over the past five months of the year Turkmenistan extracted 24.6 billion cubic meters of natural gas that is 11% more that the data of the same period of 2001.

According to the National Institute of State Statistics and Information of Turkmenistan about 17.9 billion cubic meters of the total volume of extracted gas is exported that is 15% more that the figures registered last year.

84.1% of gas is extracted by Turkmengas state company, which in January-May of 2002 developed 20.7 billion cubic meters of gas, that is 10% more than in January-May of 2001. Turkmenneft (TurkmenOil) developed 3.8 billion cubic meters of gas (growth for 18%).

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