MOSCOW, July 3. /TASS/. Russia’s crude production went up by 2.1%, or 5.579 mln tonnes in January-June 2016 compared with the same period last year to 269.876 mln tonnes, according to the documents published by the Central Dispatching Department of Fuel Energy Complex.
In June 2016, Russia’s oil output stood at 44.377 mln tonnes, a 1.1% increase year-on-year.
Novatek reported the biggest growth in crude production in January-June period of this year - a 52.7% increase compared with the same period in 2016 to 6.336 mln tonnes while Bashneft reported the greatest growth among oil companies - by 9.8% to 10.308 mln tonnes.
According to the documents, Russia’s crude oil export increased by 5.9% in January-June 2016 compared with the same period last year to 127.854 mln tonnes.
In June alone the country exported a total of 20.614 mln tonnes of oil. Crude exports to CIS countries rose by 7.3% in the reporting period to 11.498 mln tonnes while oil supplies to non-CIS countries grew by 5.8% to 116.355 mln tonnes.
Russia’s coal production surged by 6% in January-June 2016 compared with the same period last year to 186.2 mln tonnes while export rose by 8.2% to 79.2 mln tonnes.
Russia’s coal exports to CIS countries surged by 42.5% in the reporting period to 7.3 mln tonnes while supplies to non-CIS countries increased by 5.6% to 71.88 mln tonnes.