LUKOIL Group's average hydrocarbon production in 2019 grew by 1.4% YoY to 2.35 million boe per day
In the fourth quarter of 2019 LUKOIL Group's average hydrocarbon production excluding the West Qurna-2 project was 2,388 thousand boe per day, which is 3.4% higher quarter-on-quarter. As a result, in 2019 production was 2,350 thousand boe per day which is 1.4% higher year-on-year. The increase was mainly driven by the development of gas projects in Uzbekistan, LUKOIL says in a press release.
Oil production excluding the West Qurna-2 project in 2019 totaled 85.9 million tonnes, which is 0.3% higher year-on-year.
In 2019, LUKOIL Group's gas production was 35.0 billion cubic meters, which is 4.5% higher year-on-year. The main driver of gas production growth was the development of projects in Uzbekistan.
PJSC “LUKOIL” is one of the largest publicly traded, vertically integrated oil and gas companies in the world in terms of proved hydrocarbon reserves and production; and the second largest producer of crude oil in Russia. Established in 1991, the Company currently operates in more than 30 countries with core upstream assets located in Russia. The full production cycle includes oil and gas exploration, production and refining; production of petrochemicals and lubricants; power generation; marketing and distribution. The Company’s shares are listed in Russia on Moscow Exchange under the ticker “LKOH” and depositary receipts are listed on the London Stock Exchange under the ticker “LKOD”.