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Rosstat: Oil recovery in the Russian Federation in January - October has decreased on 0,6 %

Oil and gas condensate production in the Russian Federation in January - October 2008. Has decreased for 0,6 % in comparison with the similar period 2007. Also has made 406 million t, the Federal Agency of the state statistics (Rosstat) informs. In October 2008. Oil recovery was reduced to 0,7 % in comparison with October 2007., and in comparison with September 2008. The indicator has grown on 3,4 %.
According to Rosstata, in 2007. Oil and gas condensate production in Russia in comparison with 2006. Has increased by 2,1 % and has made 491 million t. In 2008. The Department of Energy expects oil recovery growth in the country at level of 1 %.
Extraction of natural (natural) gas in the Russian Federation in January - October 2008., according to Rosstata, has grown on 1,4 % in comparison with the similar period 2007. 540 mlrd cubic m. Gas production in October of this year also has made has raised on 0,4 % in comparison with October 2007. And on 6,8 % - in comparison with September 2008. An absolute indicator on extraction for a month in materials of Rosstata it is not resulted.
we will remind, in 2007. As a whole in Russia gas production has made 650,76 mlrd cubic m. Under forecasts of Ministry for the Power Generating Industry of the Russian Federation, in 2008. Gas production in the Russian Federation will grow on 1,2 - 1,5 % in comparison with last year.