According to the press release, the income over the first six months of 2019 was 3.403 trillion tenge ($8.971 billion), which is 1.4 percent higher than that of the first six months of 2018.
"Increasing the production of the export gas and tenge's weakening against the US dollar were the main factors that positively influenced the profit dynamics", the message reads.
The company's operating revenue over the first six months of 2019 was 399 billion tenge ($1.053 billion), which is 38.2 percent higher than that of 2018.
Over a period of the first six months of 2019, KazMunaiGaz's capital spending was 167 billion tenge ($440 million), which is 5.8 percent lower than that of the same period of 2018. According to the company's data, the decrease is related to the completion of upgrading the Kazakhstani oil refineries.