According to Atyray Region Vice Governor, over 7 000 people were laid off following completion of the construction works at Bolashak oil refinery in Karabatan in 2012.
Arman Kairdenov replaced Talgat Baitaziyev who resigned earlier.
Atyrau Oil Refinery is implementing projects that will help create an oil chemicals production network in Kazakhstan.
No deficiency of oil products is expected in Kazakhstan, in spite of the accident at Atyrau oil definery.
An accident happened on October 6 in the furnace of the catalytic reforming block of LG 35-11/300-95 unit of the Kazakhstan refinery.
Reconstruction and modernization of Kazakhstan’s oil refineries is the most important priority in development of the sector and our economy: KazMunaiGas chairman.
The 'first brick' has been laid in the foundation of the center in Atyrau refinery on Monday.
A devastating fire at Venezuela's main oil refinery, which has already left 48 people dead, spread Monday to a third fuel storage tank, complicating the difficult task facing firefighters.
Atyrau oil refinery is getting another major loan for construction of its advanced oil processing center.
The overhaul of the three oil refineries [based in Pavlodar, Shymkent and Atyrau] will be completed by early 2016.
Kazakhstan's Atyrau refinery signed a loan agreement with Japan Bank for International Cooperation and Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ for $297.5 million.
The project will be implemented within the state-run program of oil refineries development in 2009-2015.
In August 2011 the National Bank announced it would be exercising its preemptive right to purchase gold to be produced within Kazakhstan.
Nigeria on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with an American energy firm to build six oil refineries, in a project worth 4.5 billion dollars.
The loan agreement between Export-Import Bank of China EXIM and Atyrau Refinery was signed in Beijing on June 6, 2012.
Late May Russia’s Transneft reduced oil supplies to the Pavlodar-based oil refinery twofold. Originally the oil refinery was designed to process only Russia’s oil.
Upon adopting respective amendments, Kazakhstan will be able to supply about 1.5 million tons of oil a year to China-based oil refineries for processing within oil tolling schemes.
Normally monthly supplies made around 500 thousand tons. A little over 270 thousand tons will be supplied from Russia in May: speaker.
Kazakhstan hopes to regulate all the debatable issues after forthcoming appointments in the Russian Government: Oil and Gas Minister.
The Minister elaborated that in 2020 the Ministry plans to start constructing a 4th oil refinery given the projected demand in 2025.