September 17, 2008
Oil Extraction Up in Western Turkmenistan
Text of report by state-owned Turkmen TV Altyn Asyr channel on 17 September
Oil industry workers from the Goturdepe oil and gas producing directorate have produced 1,498,000 tonnes of black gold [oil] from productive wells [in western Turkmenistan] since the beginning of this year. The Goturdepe field is one of the richest deposits in the country's oil and gas sector.
The oil industry workers from Goturdepe are now increasing the pace of work.
Originally published by Turkmen TV Altyn Asyr channel, Asgabat, in Turkmen 0300 17 Sep 08.
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