• Crude oil, natural gas output drops in August

    Domestic crude oil output fell 3.93 per cent in August 2016, while natural gas output dropped by 5.72 per cent, according to data released by the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas.

    Domestic crude oil production stood at 3.067 million tonnes in the month of August 2016 compared witho 3.193 million tonne in the same month last year.

    Natural gas production stood at 2.674 billion cubic meter ( 2.836 billion cubic metre).

    Further, refinery throughput during the month grew 3.46 per cent during the month to 20.290 mt against 19.611 mt in the same month last year. Nathan MacKinnon Womens Jersey

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