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Local content development, science and innovations in oil and gas industry

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Thursday, 26 November 2015 15:28

KAZENERGY Association discussed issues of local content development in the oil and gas industry procurement and realization of R&D projects under the Road Map at the Coordination Board meeting on science, innovations and local content development. This meeting was chaired by Dunkan van Bergen, Shell Country Chair in Kazakhstan and attended by the top-management from PSA, KPO B.V., BG, Agip Karachaganak B.V., NCOC, KMG-onimderi, Intergas Central Asia and other businesses.


Trends of world energy development based on different methodological approaches were discussed yesterday at the meeting of the Strategic expert club.

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Tuesday, 24 November 2015 18:10

Pereslegin Sergey Borissovich – physical scientist, sociologist, researcher, publicist, president of “Encyclopedia” Non-governmental organization of science and culture professionals, leader of Research group - was the key speaker.  


The Ministerial Conference and the International Forum on Energy for Sustainable Development of the UN Economic Commission for Europe will be held as part of the Astana EXPO 2017

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Monday, 23 November 2015 16:02

The decision was taken following the results of the 24th session of the Committee on Sustainable Energy of the UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) held from November 18 to 20 in Geneva. The Republic of Kazakhstan was represented by the KAZENERGY Association in the name of the General Director Asset Magauov and the Executive Director Ramazan Zhampiisov. Main purpose of the visit was to discuss the prospects of bilateral cooperation as part of the program of activities of the International Exhibition EXPO-2017. In this context, Asset Magauov held several bilateral meetings with the General Director of the UN Unit in Geneva Michael Meller, Chairman of the UNECE Committee on Sustainable Energy Jurgen Keinherst, Director of the UNECE Unit on Sustainable Energy Scott Foster, and also spoke at the meeting of the Committee with a presentation of EXPO 2017 in Astana. A decision of the Committee on Sustainable Energy to hold the Ministerial Conference and the International Forum on Energy for Sustainable Development of the UNECE in Astana in 2017 has become the successful outcome of negotiations.


High Angle Drilling - Experience and Lessons

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Tuesday, 17 November 2015 15:39

The topic was highlighted by Gregory King during SPE Astana section technical lecture on 16th of November, 2015. The presentation has covered some of ExxonMobil’s experience of drilling high angle and extended reach wells and explain how many of the technical problems for these wells have been addressed. The presentation  also provided a number of case studies to illustrate how the unique challenges for these wells have been addressed.

 Gregory King is currently based in the UK as ExxonMobil’s Drilling Advisor for the company’s Caspian assets. Prior to this role Gregory worked in Moscow as the Drilling Manager for the ExxonMobil/Rosneft Arctic and Black Sea Joint Ventures after working in the North Sea in a wide variety of technical and managerial positions in drilling. Gregory has been the Executive Editor of the SPE’s Journal for Drilling & Completion, he is an ‘SPE Peer Apart’ for having reviewed >100 papers and has written many conference papers and served on conference committees in addition to teaching the SPE’s course for Technical Editors. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Master’s degree in Petroleum Engineering and is a Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the UK’s Institution of Mechanical Engineers.


10 November 2015, the Scientific and Technical Council (STC) of KAZENERGY Association held a meeting attended by Kazakhstan’s First Energy Vice-Minister U. S. Karabalin

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Friday, 13 November 2015 12:42

The meeting participants discussed the following topics: implementation of the Law “On subsoil and subsoil use” in the field of accounting and reporting by companies involved in the oil turnover. The requirements of the oil accounting information system (OAIS) to the accounting systems of subsoil users, oil and oil transportation companies, and refineries; shale gas and shale oil exploration, development and production of hydrocarbons (oil and gas) from low-permeability shale strata of Kazakhstan; down-well fiber-optic systems; composite protective materials ARC, their scope and application.


This week, the 14th meeting of the Committee of Oil and Gas Industry of “Atameken” National Chamber of Entrepreneurs of the Republic of Kazakhstan has finished

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Friday, 13 November 2015 12:34

Representatives of the Ministry of Energy of RK, State Revenue Committee of MF of RK, KAZENERGY Association, KazMunaiGas NC JSC, KazMunaiGas – Refining and Marketing JSC etc. attended the meeting.


World Petroleum Council shows interest in EXPO-2017 participation

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Thursday, 29 October 2015 18:30

Based on the RoK Government Resolution on the International Specialized Exhibition EXPO-2017, KAZENERGY Association is actively attracting global energy organizations to participate in this national event.


Meeting of the Coordinating Council for Human Capital Development of KAZENERGY Association

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Saturday, 17 October 2015 09:31

On November 16 a regular meeting of the Coordinating Council for Human Capital Development was held in KAZENERGY Association under the chairmanship of the President of BG Kazakhstan Peter Kostello. The meeting was attended by representatives of KAZENERGY, JSC NC “KazMunayGas”, JSC “KazTransOil”, JSC “KEGOC”, BG Kazakhstan, NCOC, “Tengizchevroil” LLP, TethysPetroleum, AgipCaspianSea BV, KPI, SOUTH-OIL, as well as the Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Information Analytical Center for Employment of the Ministry of Public Health and Social Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan and others. The meeting marked the end of this year and was devoted to projects implemented in 2015 and plans for the coming period.



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Tuesday, 06 October 2015 18:44

ALMATY, 6 October, 2015 - Today, Kazakhstan Association of Oil, Gas and Energy Complex “KAZENERGY”, JSC “NC KazMunayGas” (hereinafter referred to as “KMG”), together with three major operators of oil and gas fields in Kazakhstan -, “North Caspian Operating Company N.V.” (hereinafter referred to as “NCOC”), “Tengizchevroil” LLP (hereinafter referred to as “TCO”) and “Karachaganak Petroleum Operating B.V.” (hereinafter referred to as “KPO”) – held a joint forum of vendors “Aktau declaration: Synergy and Localization” in Almaty.


The experts discussed the influence of the current pricing environment on oil and gas field

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Monday, 05 October 2015 18:08

On October 1, 2015, “KazMunaiGas” National Company with KAZENERGY Association conducted the regular meeting of the Strategic expert club on “Revaluation of assets at low oil price”


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