Afghanistan Extracts 250 Tons Of Oil Daily From Qashqari Well

Date: May 20, 2023, 10:36

The Ministry of Mines and Petroleum announced that it produces 250 tons of crude oil per day from Qashgari oil wells in Sarpul province of Afghanistan.

The Ministry of Mines and Petroleum announced in an announcement: more than 250 tons (more than 1,800 barrels) of crude oil were extracted from Qashgari wells in Sarpol province and more than 17,000 tons of oil have been refined so far.

The ministry added: Now three more wells have been put into operation along with four wells that were already active.

Humayun Afghan, the spokesman of this ministry, told the media: "Our extraction level is currently 250 tons per day, which was 200 tons in the past. 13 thousand and 669 tons of crude oil were refined in Qashgari region and 3 thousand 659 tons in Angut region.

It should be noted that the Qashgari oil field in the north of Afghanistan, which consists of three regions, Aqadrieh, Qashgari and Angut, has a total area of 1,723 square kilometers.

It is said that Qashgari oil extraction has been stopped since 2018 and since the return of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, an oil extraction contract has been signed with the Chinese National Company.

It should be noted that the provinces of Sarpol, Faryab and Jawzjan in the north of Afghanistan have 120 million tons of oil reserves in this country.