Gasmen of Mary velayat exploit the wealth of Karakum desert
MARY VELAYAT, 13 January – IP “TURKMENinform”. For 12 months of 2009 specialists of gas industry of Turkmenistan extracted 9252,5 million cubic meters of natural gas and 9,200 tons of gas condensate from wealth underground resources of the Karakum desert. The considerable part of fuel was obtained by restoration of temporarily inactive wells, repairing old equipment and modernization of manufacture. Besides, gasmen keep on working out and developing new wells on perspective areas applying modern special engineering equipment and the newest technologies of geological survey and prospecting. In 2010 the increase in volumes of extraction of the energy carrier is expected.