951 Berezovka villagers have signed an appeal addressed to the President and Prime-Minister of Kazakhstan asking to be relocated away from the Karachaganak oil and gas field, citing poor ecological situation in the area and the latest series of incidents involving mass poisoning of children.
Karachaganak Petroleum Operating B.V. denies breaching environemtal standards in recent hospitalization of children in Berezovka village, several kilometers away from Karachaganak oil and gas field in Kazakhstan.
Kazakhstan hosted a business forum with French collegues to discuss trade cooperation.
First Vice Minister of Energy Uzakbai Karabalin said that Kazakhstan would significantly increase gas production and, as a result, become self-sufficient.
Prosecutor of West Kazakhstan Oblast said there were several hydrogen sulphide emissions at the large Karachaganak oil and gas field before the mass poisoning of children from nearby Berezovka village occured.
Seven people have died and another 8 were injured in a gas explosion accident near Taldykorgan in Kazakhstan's south.
KazMunaiGas, the national oil company of Kazakhstan, presented a new project of enhanced oil recovery at the Annual Caspian Technical Conference and Exhibition of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) in Astana.
According to him, Kazakhstan’s gas can only be supplied to third countries across Russia; and within the agreements currently in place, access to Russia’s gas transportation system can only be provided to meet energy needs of the Eurasian Economic Union member states.
Scientists from Kazakhstan say they've created a technology to transform oil-associated gas into gasoline and diesel.
The falling oil prices put the entire Kashagan project in question. Kashagan is a huge oil field located in Kazakhstan's sector of the Caspian Sea.
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.
Ukrain is ready to buy gas from Kazakhstan without Russia as an intermediary.
Russia agreed to resume gas deliveries to war-torn Ukraine through the winter in an EU-brokered, multi-billion dollar deal signed by the three parties in Brussels.
Almaty-Baiserke-Talgar gas pipeline has started working in Almaty Oblast.
Kazakhstan Minister of Energy said that the country was considering producing synthetic oil from coal.
EU-brokered crunch talks to resolve the bitter gas price dispute between Russia and Ukraine failed on Tuesday, as a new meeting was set for next week.
Russian President Vladimir Putin called on Europe to help Kiev cover its gas debts with Moscow following talks with his Ukrainian counterpart.
The Ministry of National Economy of Kazakhstan is looking for alternative routes in case the West applies additional sanctions against Russia.
The cost of Kashagan project is estimated to rise by another $4 billion, Financial Times reports.
The Eurasian Economic Union, according to the former head of the KazMunaiGas Lyazzat Kiinov, will have a positive effect on the situation with petrol in Kazakhstan.
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