Middle East Economic Survey


No 40



Caspian Crude Production Averages 1.6Mn B/D For 1H 2004, Exports 1.1Mn B/D

Crude production in the Caspian states of Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan averaged 1.609mn b/d during the first half of 2004 and exports averaged 1.059mn b/d during the same period, according to information supplied to MEES by Moscow-based RPI Inc. Production is a little more than 100,000 b/d over the 2003 annual average and exports are up by 50,000...