EIA reveals forecasts for Azerbaijan’s 2018-2019 petroleum output

  13 January 2018    Read: 507
EIA reveals forecasts for Azerbaijan’s 2018-2019 petroleum output

Azerbaijan is expected to produce 0.79 million barrels of petroleum and other liquids per day in in 2018, the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) said in its January Short-term Energy Outlook (STEO).

EIA estimates that petroleum and other liquids production in Azerbaijan stood at 0.80 million barrels per day in 2017.

The volume of production of petroleum and other liquids in the country is expected to stand at 0.77 million barrels per day in 2019.

The quarterly production in Azerbaijan for 2018 is forecasted as follows: 0.81 million barrels per day in Q1, 0.80 million barrels per day in Q2, 0.78 million barrels per day in Q3 and 0.77 million barrels per day in Q4.

This is while the country is expected to produce 0.78 million barrels of petroleum and other liquids per day in Q1 and Q2 of 2019 each, 0.77 million barrels per day in Q3 and 0.76 million barrels per day in Q4.

The Azeri-Chirag-Gunashli block of offshore fields is giving the major part of the oil produced in Azerbaijan. The Azerbaijani Light oil is produced at that block.

Azerbaijan’s proven oil reserves stood at 7 billion barrels as of early 2016, according to BP.

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