The first report meeting of the new energy Minister Kanat Bozumbayev with the Fuel and Energy Complex (FEC) Public Council was held on May 24th in Astana. During the meeting the Head of the Department spoke in detail about the work of the Ministry of Energy in 2015 and 1st quarter of the current year, and about the development plans for the Department’s three strategic directions. The press-service of the Ministry of Energy has provided the Petroleum journal run-down of the Minister’s report.
Nurlan Zhumagulov, Director General of the Union of Oilfield Service Companies of Kazakhstan, in an exclusive interview to the Petroleum: about when will the expansion projects at Tengiz and Karachaganak begin, whether there is a preponderance of the Russian companies in the industry and how can domestic oilfield services develop under the conditions of low oil prices.
The KMG Systems and Services LLP thanks the NCOC N.V. Consortium for including the partnership into the “Program of development of the local suppliers” and the opportunity to pass the program of implementation and certification of the international ISO 9001:2008 standard. According to the Director General of the KMG Systems and Services LLP Sherkhan Sugurbekov, obtaining a certificate in the internationally recognised certification body is an important step on the path of stable development of the LLP.
Kashagan oil field development operator - NCOC company is intended to significantly update and extend the deadline for the first production phase - pilot development planning. The operator has already developed a project called the APDP, which stands for "additional pilot development planning". In spring in Atyrau the project was presented to the public, where the public hearings on the preliminary EAI of the project were held. As expected, the response of the authorities should be given as quickly as possible, before the beginning of September.
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For fifteen years one venue hosts two expo events: The North Caspian Regional Exhibition Global Oil & Gas Atyrau and the North Caspian Regional Construction Exhibition AtyrauBuild. Also this year Global Oil&Gas Atyrau - Atyrau Regional Oil & Gas Technology Conference, which took place for the tenth time, has celebrated its anniversary.
Late May, our neighbors in the Kungradsk district of Karakalpakstan launched the Ustyurt gas chemical complex based on the Surgil field. The Prime Minister of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev and the Prime Minister of South Korea Hwang Kyo An took part in the opening ceremony.