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Kazakhstan energy sector

Reliance on Hydrocarbons Still Key for Kazakhstan

Reliance on Hydrocarbons Still Key for Kazakhstan

By Paolo Sorbello
Bullish talk about oil and gas at an industry conference has pushed back the country's energy transition plans.

The Russia-Ukraine Conflict: Implications for Kazakhstan’s Energy Sector

The Russia-Ukraine Conflict: Implications for Kazakhstan’s Energy Sector

By Sophia Nina Burna-Asefi
If Kazakhstan’s multi-vector foreign -- and energy -- policies are to be successful, Tokayev will need to shrewdly balance the country’s partners.  
Nuclear Energy in Kazakhstan? The Problem of Accountability

Nuclear Energy in Kazakhstan? The Problem of Accountability

By Nazira Kozhanova
In Kazakhstan, the topic of nuclear energy comes wrapped in the legacy of the Semipalatinsk, the Soviet nuclear testing site.

Open Secrets: Expose Reveals a Kazakh Top Manager’s Business Network

Open Secrets: Expose Reveals a Kazakh Top Manager’s Business Network

By Paolo Sorbello
Public domain research by Radio Azattyq showed the extent of Kairat Sharipbayev’s private interests.

Kazakhstan’s Cryptocurrency Mining Grows Despite Emissions Worries

Kazakhstan’s Cryptocurrency Mining Grows Despite Emissions Worries

By Paolo Sorbello
The increased energy demand could be met by a long-awaited nuclear power plant. 

Kazakh President Sets Ambitious Goals for Renewables

Kazakh President Sets Ambitious Goals for Renewables

By Paolo Sorbello
The question for the future development of renewable energy sources is whether the goals are, in fact, too ambitious. 

Jobs at Stake in Kazakhstan’s Energy Sector

Jobs at Stake in Kazakhstan’s Energy Sector

By Paolo Sorbello
A drop in Brent oil prices and the emergence of cases of COVID-19 at the Tengiz field are poised to slash investment and hammer employment.
The Green Steppe? Kazakhstan and Its Green Energy Future

The Green Steppe? Kazakhstan and Its Green Energy Future

By Wilder Alejandro Sanchez
Can gas and oil-dependent Kazakhstan increase its reliance on greener energy sources?

Some Win, Some Lose as Kazakhstan Gets a $1.1 Billion Check

Some Win, Some Lose as Kazakhstan Gets a $1.1 Billion Check

By Paolo Sorbello
Western companies operating at Karachaganak agreed to pay Kazakhstan $1.1 billion, ending an enduring spat with the government

Kazakhstan Hopes to Net Greater Energy Profits with Karachaganak Agreement

Kazakhstan Hopes to Net Greater Energy Profits with Karachaganak Agreement

By Catherine Putz
The deal will see Kazakhstan receive a $1.1 billion payment and an amended production-sharing agreement.

Kazakhstan's Energy Company Continues to Borrow to Survive

Kazakhstan's Energy Company Continues to Borrow to Survive

By Paolo Sorbello
A recent Eurobond issue piles up on Kazmunaigas' debt, signaling just how dependent Kazakhstan's oil and gas giant is on borrowed capital.
The Real Future of Green Energy in Kazakhstan

The Real Future of Green Energy in Kazakhstan

By Andres Fernandez
Given the dominance of conventional energy resources, are Astana’s green energy reforms merely publicity stunts?

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