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A schoolboy faints during classes in Berezovka village ©mgorod.kz
Children faint again in village near major Kazakh oil and gas field

Three children have faited during classes in Berezovka village just several months after a series of mass incidents of the same nature.

Children faint again in village near major Kazakh oil and gas field
TengrizChervrOil capacity expansion soars by $15bln
TengrizChervrOil capacity expansion soars by $15bln

Projects for expansion of production capacity at Tengiz oil and gas field in Western Kazakhstan have seen their price tag soar. By $15 billion!

TengrizChervrOil capacity expansion soars by $15bln
Photo courtesy of m-astana.kz
Pipeline havoc at Kashagan: no losses for Kazakhstan, no refund for NCOC

Production at Kashagan field remains halted for an unspecified time; the need to replace pipes threatens the future of the oil project.

Pipeline havoc at Kashagan: no losses for Kazakhstan, no refund for NCOC
Photo courtesy of RIA Novosti
Oil production may steadily decline in Kazakhstan over the next decade: KazMunaiGas Vice Chairman

KazMunaiGas Vice Chairman Tiyesov has spoken in the Mazhilis informing the deputies that Kazakhstan will face a decline in oil production should no new fields be discovered in the upcoming decade.

Oil production may steadily decline in Kazakhstan over the next decade: KazMunaiGas Vice Chairman
Sweet potato ©REUTERS
Kazakhstan harvests sweet potato first time for South Korea

Sweet potato was planted in three different regions of Kazakhstan in a pilot project for South Korea. First harvest has been obtained.

Kazakhstan harvests sweet potato first time for South Korea
Kashagan ©REUTERS
Kashagan project cost may rise again

The cost of Kashagan project is estimated to rise by another $4 billion, Financial Times reports.

Kashagan project cost may rise again
©Tengrinews.kz
Iranian is first woman to win prestigious math prize

An Iranian-born mathematician has become the first woman to win a prestigious global prize known as the Field Medal.

Iranian is first woman to win prestigious math prize
Kashagan oil field. ©Reuters
Kashagan to be developed by consolidated company

Kashagan will be developed by a consolidated joint venture company.

Kashagan to be developed by consolidated company
Kashagan oil field. ©REUTERS
Exxon may take over as Kashagan operator

Exxon Mobil, an American major multinational oil and gas corporation and world’s third largest company by revenue, may take over as Kashagan's new operator.

Exxon may take over as Kashagan operator
Processing facility at Karachaganak field. ©Reuters
Heavy truck crashes bus at Karachaganak field injuring 18

Bus driver failed to yield the right of way to a heavy truck at Karachaganak gas condensate; 18 workers were injured, four of them gravely.

Heavy truck crashes bus at Karachaganak field injuring 18
Vanadium production. Photo courtesy of kv.ucoz.kz
Kazakhstan vanadium deposit among world's top 5 largest

The vanadium deposit in Kazakhstan's Kyzylorda oblast can cover 10 percent of the global vanadium market.

Kazakhstan vanadium deposit among world's top 5 largest
©RIA Novosti
MangistauMunaiGas to drill five wells for bitumen plant

Drilling of five new wells by MangistauMunaiGas in Kalamkas and Zhetybai fields is probably related to demand for new supplies to the bitumen plant in Aktau: expert.

MangistauMunaiGas to drill five wells for bitumen plant
©RIA Novosti
Oil reserves at new Kazakhstan's field estimated at 880 million barrels

Preliminary results of geological exploration of the new Kazakhstan oil field have showed the total anticipated reserves of around 120 million tons (880 million barrels).

Oil reserves at new Kazakhstan's field estimated at 880 million barrels
©RIA Novosti
Kazakhstan confirms discovery of two offshore fields in Caspian Sea

Two promising offshore fields discovered at the Caspian Sea in Kazakhstan for the first time after Kashagan field.

Kazakhstan confirms discovery of two offshore fields in Caspian Sea
©REUTERS/Amit Dave
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
Oil field at the map of Sumatec Resources
Malaysian company wants to tap Kazakhstan's oil

Sumatec Resources plans to enter Rakushechnoe field in Kazakhstan.

Malaysian company wants to tap Kazakhstan's oil
Chairman of KazMunaiGas Lyazzat Kiinov. Photo courtesy of pm.kz
Pilot oil production at Kashagan to start by year end

Everything will be completed and pilot exploitation will start by the end of the year: KazMunaiGas chairman.

Pilot oil production at Kashagan to start by year end
Karachaganak oil field. ©REUTERS
Foreigners can pump $20 billion out of Kazakh oil fields

Foreign professionals will be able to earn $15-20 billion in 7-9 years working on development of major oil fields of Kazakhstan.

Foreigners can pump $20 billion out of Kazakh oil fields
Kashagan hydrocarbons field. ©REUTERS
Kazakhstan government updated strategic fields list

Kazakhstan Government has updated the list of the fields of strategic importance.

Kazakhstan government updated strategic fields list
Chairman of Gazprom Aleksei Miller. Photo courtesy of gazprom.ru
Head of Samruk-Kazyna met with head of Gazprom

The head of Samruk-Kazyna National Welfare Fund met with the head of Gazprom.

Head of Samruk-Kazyna met with head of Gazprom