Fuel prices have grown in Kazakhstan, and they will push the prices of other goods upwards.
Uralsk is an administrative center of West Kazakhstan Oblast. The Oblast produces both oil and gas. However, since early morning yesterday people in the city have been forming kilometer-long queues to refuel.
Oil-producing Kazakhstan experienced a significant fuel price hike last week. Vice-Minister of Energy Karabalin spoke to the journalists about the situation and the future of the fuel supplies in Kazakhstan.
As of now Russia accounts for 1/3 (1.36 million tons) of all the petrol consumed in Kazakhstan and for about 14% (0.7 million tons) of diesel fuel.
Kazakhstan-based oil refineries produce a combined 1.9 million tons of AI—92 gasoline a year, with the domestic demand standing at 2.8 million tons.
Kyrgyzstan has a shortage of fuel resulting from around 1000 wagons being stuck at Kazakhstan's border.
Kazakhstan intends to step up energy saving and efficiency.
According to him, even if they have to work incurring certain losses, the KMG National Oil Company will be maintaining the prices at the declared level regardless of the marketing economy rules.
According to him, anti-terror campaign shouldn’t impair nations’ right for peaceful nuclear programs, exchange of technology and equipment.
Given the domestic prices for fuel the Russian supplies are set to decrease: Sauat Mynbayev.
The Almaty International Airport is charging $1,290 for a ton of jet fuel.
Sudan vowed Sunday to stand firm on fuel price hikes, despite days of deadly protests and criticism from war veterans, hardline Islamic leaders and from within the ruling party itself.
Kazakhstan Oil and Gas Minister has commented on forecasts of fuel deficit in Kazakhstan.
A fuel supplies failure has already been registered in Astana. Last week the resident could buy petrol only on special coupons.
Earlier The Voice of Russia reported that Kazakhstan might face a deficit of high-quality petrol in autumn of 2013 because of the delays in the launch of the processing of Kazakhstan oil in China.
Kazakhstan Defense Ministry and the OSCE have transported 410 tons of mixed acid rocket fuel component to Russia.
Trucks blocked highways across Brazil for a second straight day on Wednesday as drivers pressed demands for fuel subsidies, better working conditions, and an end to road tolls.
The whole block is in flames and more the 10 cars have caught fire as a result of the explosion. Things kept exploding in the area for some time after the accident.
According to residents of Ondiris village, jet fuel has been flowing into the river near Astana for several years already.
South Korea and the United States began extended negotiations Monday on renewing their civilian nuclear pact, with Seoul pushing for the right to produce its own nuclear fuel.
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