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Azerbaijan’s Umid Gas Field in Caspian Starts Output, Socar Says

State Oil Co. of Azerbaijan, or Socar, started pumping natural gas from the Umid field in the Caspian Sea, company President Rovnaq Abdullayev said.

Daily production from the deposit, 40 kilometers (25 miles) off the Azeri coast, is 1 million cubic meters of gas and 200 metric tons of condensate, or light oil, Abdullayev said today in Baku.