In total, more than 9.44 million tons of oil and 8.75 billion cubic meters of natural gas were produced in the country throughout the third quarter. 266 billion cubic meters of natural gas have been produced in the first 9 months of the current year. This year 2.17 billion cubic meters of natural gas have been delivered to underground gas storage levelling the volume of gas reserved for the winter season to 2.98 billion cubic meters, while the filling of gas to the storages continues.
In the 3rd quarter of 2019, SOCAR exported 145.99 million cubic meters of gas, while the total volume of gas exports of the country was 2.710 billion cubic meters. During the first 9 months of the current year, Azerbaijan exported over 8.211 billion cubic meters of natural gas, while more than 1.112 billion cubic meters of that were exported by SOCAR.
SOCAR’s crude oil export was 5.513 million tons in the 3rd quarter. During that period, SOCAR exported 532 thousand14 tons of oil and petrochemical products.