Kazakhstan Working On Development Of Gas Industry
The Ministry of Energy held a meeting of the interdepartmental working group on development of the gas industry in Kazakhstan. All the important issues of the industry were discussed in detail and appropriate specific solutions were considered.
Thus, the Ministry of Energy offered to improve the pricing mechanism for gas trade. “NC “KazMunaiGas” JSC and “KazTransGas” JSC will continue negotiations with “Tengizchevroil” LLP on transfer natural gas price from dollars to tenge.
The work on the feasibility study for the construction of gas pipeline “Saryarka” (gasification of Astana on the main gas pipeline “Beineu-Shymkent-Bozoi” route: Compressor Station “Karaozek” (Kyzylorda) – Zhezkazgan – Karaganda – Temirtau – Astana) restarted.
Company “KazTransGas» and «General Electric» in conjunction with the regional akimat are beginning to develop a comprehensive plan for the gasification of settlements with the use of new technologies.
In addition, the Almaty akimat in conjunction with the “KazTransGas” JSC will make an updated forecast of consumption of natural gas by 2040. Oil and gas companies of Kazakhstan will calculate the projected gas balance in the context of deposits until 2040.
On the basis of data obtained by the local executive bodies, the Ministry of Energy will develop a long-term gas balance forecast until 2040.
“KazTransGas” JSC together with the akimat of Karaganda region will continue to implement the project on extracting methane coal beds Karaganda coal basin.
The Ministry of Energy in cooperation with “NC “KazMunaiGas” JSC, “KazTransGas” JSC will continue to work on the elaboration of the issues of transit of Russian gas to China and export Kazakh gas to China.