MOSCOW, Nov 22 (Reuters) - Kazakhstan's Kashagan oilfield may produce up to 11 million tonnes (221,000 barrels per day) in 2017 in the absence of major technical faults, the Energy Ministry said on Tuesday in a written response to Reuters.
"The forecast for Kashagan oil production is between 4 and 8 million tonnes. However... in the absence of technological complications, Kazakhstan expects Kashagan's output at 11 million tonnes," the ministry said about the 2017 plans.
Reporting by Alla Afanasyeva; writing by Vladimir Soldatkin. Editing by Jane Merriman