In the first half of this year, the total value of production in the mining industry in Azerbaijan amounted to 14,5 billion manat, a decrease of 3.7% compared to January-June of the previous year, State Statistics Committee told APA.
Commercial crude oil production, the main product of the industry, amounted to 17,1 mln. tons, and commercial natural gas production - 15 mln. cubic meters.
According to the information, during the reporting period, commercial oil production decreased by 3,7%, while commercial gas production increased by 8.8%.