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Cuban Oil Company One Million Tons Extracted in 2008

The Cuban Central Petroleum Perforation and Extraction Company celebrated its one million tons of crude oil (7 million barrels) extracted for the current year. This marks the 14th year in a row that they have accomplished such a production feat before year's end, a 14% increase compared to last year.

At a formal ceremony to mark the occasion, company workers committed themselves to producing another 160,000 tons (1,120,000 barrels) for what's left of this year.


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