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Plastic Recycling, Glass Processing, and Hydroponic Installations: Eco-Projects by Students Transforming the World

#6 (144), December 2023 Plastic Recycling, Glass Processing, and Hydroponic Installations: Eco-Projects by Students Transforming the World

On December 13, Nazarbayev University hosted a showcase of eco-projects from the Sustainability Living Lab (SLL) program, a unique initiative promoting environmental sustainability in Kazakhstan's universities. Students from Nazarbayev University, Karaganda Buketov University, and other domestic higher education institutions presented their eco-projects to journalists. 

The return of the Great Silk Road

#6 (144), December 2023 The return of the Great Silk Road

In the middle of October 2023, Kazakhstan President, Kasym-Zhomart Tokayev, took part in a 10th Anniversary Forum for the global “One Belt, One Road” initiative.

The Kazakhstan President noted that the initiative had proved its worth, been recognised by the global community and transformed itself into an immense project on a global scale, becoming a vital platform for collaboration.

CPC-K Receives Paryz-2023 Gold Award

#6 (144), December 2023 CPC-K Receives Paryz-2023 Gold Award

On December 12, 2023, an award ceremony for the Paryz competition was staged in Astana. It was attended by the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev. The gold award of the republican competition for social responsibility “Paryz” in the nomination “The Best Socially Responsible Enterprise” in the big business category was allotted to the Joint Stock Company “Caspian Pipeline Consortium-K”.  

Uzbekistan Considers Gas Hub Project for China, India, and Pakistan

#6 (144), December 2023 Uzbekistan Considers Gas Hub Project for China, India, and Pakistan

The commencement of Russian gas deliveries to Uzbekistan via Kazakhstan in early October marked a major headline of 2023 in the global energy market. Industry experts are noting the significant potential of this collaboration, eyeing the possible expansion of transit routes not just to China, but also to India and Pakistan through the TAPI pipeline. In this setup, Uzbekistan stands to not only earn revenue from the transit of Russian gas but also to establish itself as a fully-fledged gas hub, thereby enhancing its potential.

Arbitration Proceedings with Investors: What s at Stake? Kazakhstan is in Legal Disputes with Shareholders of the Kashagan and Karachaganak Projects

#5 (143), November 2023 Arbitration Proceedings with Investors: What s at Stake? Kazakhstan is in Legal Disputes with Shareholders of the Kashagan and Karachaganak Projects

Several investors involved in the development of the massive Kashagan oil field in the Caspian have informed the Kazakhstan government of their potential recourse to international arbitration. This move comes in response to a $5 bln environmental fine imposed on them, as reported by Bloomberg, citing a source.

The Kalamkas-Sea, Khazar, Auezov Project Advances The Kalamkas-Sea, Khazar, Auezov Project Advances

#5 (143), November 2023 The Kalamkas-Sea, Khazar, Auezov Project Advances The Kalamkas-Sea, Khazar, Auezov Project Advances

The offshore Caspian project, Kalamkas-Sea, Khazar, Auezov, agreed upon for joint implementation by KazMunayGaz and Lukoil, is expected to enter the project documentation phase in the fourth quarter of the current year, as revealed by the head of KMG, Magzum Mirzagaliyev. He noted that the procedures for forming the project operator, Kalamkas-Khazar Operating LLP, are nearing completion.

The Pivot of Gas Lines. For the first time, Russian gas flows The Pivot of Gas Lines. For the first time, Russian gas flows

#5 (143), November 2023 The Pivot of Gas Lines. For the first time, Russian gas flows The Pivot of Gas Lines. For the first time, Russian gas flows

On his 71st birthday, Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin celebrated on October 7 at his suburban residence, Novo-Ogaryovo, accompanied by the presidents of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, and Kazakhstan, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev. He greeted them in the new domestic off-roader, the Aurus Komendant, even offering a brief tour around the residence grounds.

China's March. The Celestial Empire Expands Presence in Kazakhstan's Oil and Gas Sector

#3 (141), June 2023 China's March. The Celestial Empire Expands Presence in Kazakhstan's Oil and Gas Sector

Kazakhstan's President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev returned from Xi'an with a substantial package of signed bilateral agreements that will bolster Chinese presence in the country's oil and gas industry. The state visit took place from May 16th to 20th and was aligned with the Kazakhstani leader's participation in the Central Asia-China summit.

CPC Is Ready for Kazakhstan's Big Oil

#3 (141), June 2023 CPC Is Ready for Kazakhstan's Big Oil

The construction of the Caspian Pipeline Consortium's (CPC) trunk oil pipeline infrastructure, which kicked off in 1999, has emerged as one of the largest investment projects in the energy sector involving Kazakhstan, Russia, and global upstream players.

The Innovative Technology of PetroKazakhstan for the Sake of Company and Environment

#3 (141), June 2023 The Innovative Technology of  PetroKazakhstan for the Sake of Company and Environment

The Project “Processing Liquid Oily Waste by Centrifugal Separation with the Production of Sales Oil, Purified Water and Waste Solids” implemented by PetroKazakhstan Kumkol Resources JSC won Tech Garden Awards-2022 and also became the winner in the Best Environmental Project nomination.

Development of carbon regulation in Kazakhstan and carbon price disclosure

#3 (141), June 2023 Development of carbon regulation in Kazakhstan and carbon price disclosure

Since Kazakhstan ratified the Paris Agreement, the government has gradually strengthened its position on climate change issues by revising environmental legislation and considering the launch of various instruments aimed at decarbonizing the country.

KPO Reports 2022 Performance Results

#2 (140), April 2023 special issueKPO Reports 2022 Performance Results

Karachaganak Petroleum Operating B.V. (KPO) has announced its performance results for 2022.

Over this period, KPO produced nearly 129 million barrels of oil equivalent of stable and unstable liquid hydrocarbons, export raw gas and sweet fuel gas.

Trilateral Gas Union: A Mirage or Reality?

#1 (139), February 2023 special issueTrilateral Gas Union: A Mirage or Reality?

Starting March 1, Russian Gazprom will begin exporting gas to Uzbekistan via Central Asia–Center pipeline in reverse mode. The start date of deliveries to Kazakhstan is still under discussion.

Human Capital Development in CNPC International Kazakhstan

#1 (133), February 2022 Human Capital Development in CNPC International Kazakhstan

Interview with Deputy General Director for Human Resources Management, Mrs. Raikhan Abdrassilova on the eve of the 25th anniversary of Kazakh-Chinese cooperation in the oil and gas sector

Oil products go to the stock exchange

#5 (131), October 2021

On September 29, the first aviation fuel exchange auctions in Kazakhstan took place at the ETS Commodity Exchange JSC platform.

LUKOIL left Kumkol for the Caspian shelf

#4 (130), September 2021
The largest Russian private oil company LUKOIL has sold its stake in the Turgai Petroleum joint venture developing the Kumkol field in the Kyzylorda region of Kazakhstan.