Azerbaijan gets 9.5% decline in oil production
In January-April 2017, the production in industrial sphere amounted to AZN 12.6 billion, down 6% from previous year.
According to the State Statistical Committee, the production rose 2.8% in non-oil sector, declined 7.5% in oil sector.
The Committee says 70.5% of production has been realized in mining sector, 23.8% in processing, 5% - energy, gas and steam production, distribution and supply, 0.7% - water supply, waste treatment and processing. Oil production in the mining sector declined 9.5%, marketable gas decreased 0.2%.
Production rose 2.4% in energy, gas and steam production, distribution and supply, dropped 1.2% in water supply, waste treatment and processing.