The volume of gas production in Russia in January-June of 2017 increased by 11.3% compared to the same indicator of 2016 and amounted to 342.543 bcm.
Such data are contained in the operational summary of CDU TEK.
It should be borne in mind that in February 2017 there is 1 day less than in February 2016, CDU TEK notes.
In June, Russia produced 51.282 bcm of gas (an increase of 20.6% compared to June last year, when 42.510 bcm was produced).
CDU TEK does not publish data on Gazprom’s extraction separately. They are included as “account” ones in the line Other Subsoil Users, which for the first half of the year produced 257.052 bcm of gas (37.967 bcm in June).
One of the largest independent gas producers, NOVATEK produced 23.367 bcm in six months (in June – 3.645 bcm). Operators of the PSA in January-June produced 12.494 bcm (in June – 1.725 bcm).
Of the oil companies, the following ones produced the largest volumes of “blue fuel” during the period under review: Rosneft – 23.776 bcm (in June – 3.715 bcm), LUKOIL – 10.421 bcm (1.771 bcm), Surgutneftegaz – 5.026 bcm (0.811 bcm), and Gazpromneft – 7.224 bcm (in June – 1.114 bcm).