Decline in SOCAR oil production in 2012

Decline in SOCAR oil production in 2012 The State Oil Company of Azerbaijan produced 8,241, million tons of oil in 2012. The statement came from sources in SOCAR.  Production made 706,638 tons in January, 660,942 tons in February, 660,900 tons in March, 684,300 tons in April, 700,900 tons in May, 678,500 tons in June, 700,900 tons in July, 701,800 tons , 680,100 tons in September, 705,113 tons in October, 683,200 tons in November, 679,200 tons in... Read More

The National Interest Cites CESD Reports

The National Interest Cites CESD Reports The National Interest, a leading American international affairs magazine, cited CESD’s report, “Peak Oil: The End of the Oil Age in Azerbaijan,” in its January 18, 2012 article entitled “Tough Year Looms for Azerbaijan”: “The Center for Economic & Social Development, a think tank in Azerbaijan focused on the country’s sustainable economic development, stated in a November 2011 report that... Read More

Oil output declined by 2,8 million tons

Oil output declined by 2,8 million tons Azerbaijan produced 39,4 million tons in the first ten months of 2012.  Compared to the same period last year, oil production declined by 2,8 million tons, according to CESD calculations Oil output was 3,4 million tons in November, 2012.  According to official forecast, 45,0 million tons oil will be produced in 2012. Azerbaijan’s oil production was 45,4 million tons in 2011 which was  5,434 million... Read More

Will Oil Output be increased next year?

Will Oil Output be increased next year? Currently action program for 2013 on the Azeri-Chirag-Gunashli (ACG) is being revised.  The statement came from President of SOCAR Rovnag Abdullayev. According to him, oil production in 2013 will be higher than in 2012. He also said a new long-term program until 2020 would be prepared in order to provide for long-term stable production in the volume of 35 million tons of oil annually at the ACG. According to... Read More

Oil Contributes 87,0 % of Total Export in Azerbaijan

Oil Contributes 87,0 % of Total Export in Azerbaijan The share of crude oil in Azerbaijan’s overall export made up 86.29% against 86.62% in 2011, 86.53% in 2010 and 81.57% in 2009. In the first quarter of 2012 oil export grew by 6.76% versus last year’s same term. The State Customs Committee (SCC) informs that for Jan-Apr 2012 the country’s oil export reached 12.086 million tons (5.989 million tons in April is still the best index of the year)... Read More

Significant Decline in Azeri Oil Export

Significant Decline in Azeri Oil Export SOCAR oil export dropped 11,4 % in the firth four months in 2012 The State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) exported 7,016,000 tonnes of oil via the Baku-Tbillisi-Ceyhan (BTC) pipeline in January-April 2012.  SOCAR reports that the export made 1,909,000 tonnes in January, 1,359,000 tonnes in February, 1,901,000 tonnes in March, 1,847,000 tonnes in April. Compared to the same period of the last year, the... Read More

SOCAR Oil Export Declined by 7 % in the first quarter of 2012

SOCAR Oil Export Declined by 7 % in the first quarter of 2012 The State Oil Company of Azerbaijan exported 5,2 million tonnes of oil via all routes including Baku-Novorossiysk, BTC and Baku-Supsa pipelines in the first quarter of 2012 which is 7,2  % lower than compare with the same period last year. SOCAR exported 5,6 million tonnes in the first three months of 2011 . Sources at the SOCAR mentioned that Baku-Novorossiysk exported 496,8 thousand... Read More