Azerbaijan produced 18,799,3 tons of crude oil (including gas condensate) and 17,312,2 cubic meters of natural gas in the first half of 2019, according to the State Statistical Committee. The volume of marketable production of natural gas totalled to 11, 989,7 cubic meters, the committee said.

The total value of production in the mining industry in the first six months increased by 0.1 percent compared to the same period of last year.

Official figures suggest that saw Azerbaijan’s oil production drop 3 percent, while gas production increased by 35 percent.