President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov at an online cabinet meeting on Friday highlighted the importance of taking measures to increase the production of liquefied gas and polypropylene, the country’s official media reports.
During the meeting, Batyr Amanov, Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers overseeing the fuel and energy complex, reported on the results of the work carried out in the sectors under his supervision in January-July 2023, the achieved technical and economic indicators for the production of oil and gas condensate, and the production of polypropylene.
According to the report, Türkmennebit State Concern fulfilled the plan for oil supply by 101 percent, for oil refining – by 101.5 percent, for the production of gasoline – by 105.1 percent, diesel fuel – by 104.9 percent, the production of lubricating oils – by 110.1 percent, liquefied gas – by 108.8 percent.
In addition, during the period, the plan for the extraction of natural and associated gas was fulfilled by 109 percent, and for the export of natural gas – by 114 percent.
President Serdar Berdimuhamedov stressed the need for preparatory work to ensure a continuous supply of natural gas in the winter, taking into account the growing needs of citizens, large industrial enterprises, power plants and foreign consumers, and addressed a number of specific instructions to the Vice-Premier.
The government meeting discussed the reports of the vice-premiers on the results of the work done for January-July of this year and considered the priority tasks of the country's socio-economic development.