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Minister of Industry and New Technology Asset Issekeshev. ©pm.kz
Rio Tinto to invest $13 million in geological exploration at the initial stage

There are also another 3 agreements with Japanese and South Korean companies: Minister of Industry and New Technology.

Rio Tinto to invest $13 million in geological exploration at the initial stage
Galym Nurzhanov. Photo courtesy of KazGeologia
Kazakhstan not aware of its subsurface contents

Up to now some core samples are send abroad as Kazakhstan is still facing shortage of duly certified laboratories that would meet the applicable international standards.

Kazakhstan not aware of its subsurface contents
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Max Petroleum to drill two more wells at Uytas field

Kazakhstan-focused British Max Petroleum is planning to drill two more wells in the Uytas field.

Max Petroleum to drill two more wells at Uytas field
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Tethys Petroleum selling 50 percent of Kazakh assets to Chinese equity fund

Tethys Petrolium is selling 50 percent of its Kazakhstan assets to SinoHan Oil and Gas Investment.

Tethys Petroleum selling 50 percent of Kazakh assets to Chinese equity fund
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Eurasia geological project costs $500 million

Implementation of Eurasia project of onshore and offshore exploration of deep horizons of the pre-Caspian basin will require $500 million.

Eurasia geological project costs $500 million
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Greenland awards first big mining exploitation license

Greenland awarded Thursday its first big mining exploitation license, approving an iron extraction project by British company London Mining, and lifted a ban on exploiting uranium.

Greenland awards first big mining exploitation license
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Kazakhstan to spend $1 billion on geological exploration

Kazakhstan is planing to invest 164 billion tenge in geological exploration before 2019.

Kazakhstan to spend $1 billion on geological exploration
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Japan wins rights to explore for rare metals in Pacific

Japan on Saturday said it had won the rights to explore for cobalt-rich crusts in the Pacific, a move that could reduce its dependence on China for rare metals.

Japan wins rights to explore for rare metals in Pacific
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Akhmetov calls to increase oil and gas production in Kazakhstan

The government of Kazakhstan is bracing for a large-scale program of development of mineral resources to be implemented until 2020.

Akhmetov calls to increase oil and gas production in Kazakhstan
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British Rio Tinto to search for deposits in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan’s KazGeology and British Rio Tinto agreed on implementation of joint projects in Kazakhstan.

British Rio Tinto to search for deposits in Kazakhstan
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Kazakhstan will seize oilfields from ineffective owners

Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev has instructed his government to return the oil fields that are not being put to use back into the state ownership.

Kazakhstan will seize oilfields from ineffective owners
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Revealed: secrets of ancient Chinese medicinal herb

Scientist in the United States on Sunday offered a molecular-level explanation for how a Chinese herbal medicine used for more than 2,000 years tackles fever and eases malaria.

Revealed: secrets of ancient Chinese medicinal herb
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Rompetrol started drilling first well in Romania

Upstream division (exploration and production) of Rompetrol group starts drilling the first exploration well at Fokshani block in Romania.

Rompetrol started drilling first well in Romania
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KazMunaiGas will spend $3 billion on geological exploration in 5 years

KazMunaiGas will invest 500 billion tenge into geological exploration of promising blocks in the nearest 5 years.

KazMunaiGas will spend $3 billion on geological exploration in 5 years
Vagit Alekperov. ©REUTERS/Mohammed
Kazakhstan sold LUKOIL geological materials worth $3 million

The company had bought geological materials that are now available to all our colleagues: LUKOIL President.

Kazakhstan sold LUKOIL geological materials worth $3 million
Drill rig. ©RIA Novosti
Massimov instructed to search for shale gas in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan Prime-Miniaster Karim Massimov instructed to search for shale gas in Kazakhstan.

Massimov instructed to search for shale gas in Kazakhstan
Hydrocarbons processing complex in Karachaganak oil and gas field. Photo  ©REUTERS
Phase one of gas processing plant in Karachaganak to be put in operation in 2019

KazMunaiGas evaluates the construction costs of gas processing plant in Karachaganak at 3.7 billion dollars.

Phase one of gas processing plant in Karachaganak to be put in operation in 2019
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VIDEO: Jihadist kills 7 in broad daylight in Taraz

Video of the site and details of the criminal incident have become available.

VIDEO: Jihadist kills 7 in broad daylight in Taraz
©Igor Nesterov/lada.kz
Three police officers fell victims to suicide bomber

Ministry of Internal Affiars has finally given an official version of the events in Taraz.

Three police officers fell victims to suicide bomber
Taraz city. Tengrinews.kz stock photo
Four explosions in Taraz

Four explosions happened in the center of Taraz city claimed three lives.

Four explosions in Taraz