NOVO-OGARYOVO, January 09. /ITAR-TASS/. Russia’s natural gas production in 2013 increased by two percent on the previous year to reach 668 billion cubic meters, Russian Minister of Energy Alexander Novak said on Thursday at a meeting with President Vladimir Putin.
“Gas production went up by 13 billion cubic meters to amount 668 billion cubic meters. The growth was two percent on 2012,” he said, adding that gas exports had increased by ten percent to reach 260 billion cubic meters.