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Abu Dhabi’s crude output tops 1bn barrels in 2018

ABU DHABI, October 18, 2019

Abu Dhabi's crude oil production in 2018 reached 1.097 billion barrels, a growth of 1.4 per cent, compared to 1.081 billion barrels in 2017, a media report said.

Meanwhile, the annual external sales volume of crude oil reached 802.2 million barrels, reported Emirates news agency Wam, citing figures released by the Statistics Centre - Abu Dhabi.

Accordingly, the average daily production of crude oil was about three million barrels.

Also, the annual production of natural gas in the emirate reached about 2.988 trillion cu ft in 2018, and total exports reached 25.23 billion metric tonnes.

Abu Dhabi's production of petrochemical products reached 6.8 million metric tonnes in 2018, compared with 6.24 million metric tonnes in 2017. Domestic sales of these products reached 274.52 thousand metric tonnes.

On the other hand, the demand for electric power generated in Abu Dhabi in 2018 was about 60.807 MWh, an increase of 1 per cent compared to 2017.

The amount of desalinated water available in Abu Dhabi reached 237.982 billion UK gallons last year.




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