(Adds detail, including on Kashagan and Tengiz)
MOSCOW, March 13 Kazakhstan's oil production in
February exceeded its agreed limit under an OPEC-led deal to cut
output and support prices, official Kazakh data showed on
The central Asian country's output of oil and gas condensate
rose 2 percent last month from January to total 1.718 million
barrels per day (bpd), or 38,000 bpd above its limit under the
Kazakhstan's energy minister has said his country, which is
not an OPEC member, would cut output by 20,000 bpd from the 1.7
million bpd it produced in November.
In January, Kazakhstan produced 1.68 million bpd of oil and
The rise in Kazakh production mainly came from the country's
largest fields, including the giant Kashagan field where daily
output was up 7 percent month-on-month, according to the data
from the analytical centre of the Kazakh energy ministry.
Output at the Tengiz field was up 6 percent versus January
levels, the same data showed.
(Reporting by Gleb Gorodyankin and Alla Afanasieva; writing by
Alexander Winning; editing by David Clarke and Susan Fenton)