China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. (600028), the country’s largest oil refiner, said oil and natural gas production in 2012 rose 4.8 percent from a year earlier.
Overseas crude production increased 18 percent to 22 million barrels, while domestic output was 307 million barrels, up about 1 percent from a year earlier.
Global natural gas production rose about 16 percent to 598 billion cubic feet, the Beijing-based company said in the statement.
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