CUBA TO BOOST OIL PRODUCTION BY 3.4 MILLION TONS.Cuba expects to increase hydrocarbon production by 3.4 million tons this year as a consequence of increased oil field development off the northern coast, reports Agencia EFE EfE Environment for Europe (EU)
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Oil extraction is expected to increase by 2.8 million tons and natural gas production by 660 million cubic meters Noun 1. cubic meter - a metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 1000 liters
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The discovery of new fields off Cuba's northern coast from Havana east to Cardenas, Matanzas province Matanzas is one of the provinces of Cuba. Major towns in the province include Cárdenas, Jovellanos and the capital of the same name, Matanzas. The resort town of Varadero is also located in this province. , as well as daily output of 50,000 barrels, should help meet production goals. Cuba controls 45 blocks, of which 20 are leased to foreign companies whose US$600 million dollars in investments since 1991 have quadrupled production, the experts said;
Using natural gas to generate electricity and as domestic fuel is also under consideration, according to according to
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3. Prensa Latina news agency. The introduction of new technologies in collaboration with foreign companies and increased refining are indications that Cuba's oil industry is starting to pick up again. The discovery of at least 10 new oil fields This list of oil fields includes major fields of the past and present. The list is incomplete; there are more than 40,000 oil and gas fields of all sizes in the world. that specialists expect to find in the Havana-Matanza belt in the next three or four years will require a US$70 million investment in infrastructure, such as oil and gas pipelines and treatment plants.