NO. 52

1 OCTOBER 1990


Soviet Oil Production Declines 600,000 b/d during January- August 1990

Soviet oil production during the first eight months of 1990 fell to 587mntons, compared to 607mn tons during the same period last year, a decline of 20mntons (600,000 b/d), according to Mr. Lev Voronin, Soviet First Deputy PrimeMinister. Mr. Voronin also told Soviet Television on 26 September that coalproduction during the January-August period of this year had fallen by 24mn tons...