NCOC Managing Director Richard Howe responded mass media questions about measures taken by the Company to prevent the spread of coronavirus and about its current production operations. – How has COVID-19 impacted... Read more »

Does Kazakhstan need a plant for the production of polyethylene?

13 years of planning and designing In May 2007 Kazakhstan’s Energy and Natural Resources Ministry approved a feasibility study for the development of a gas-based petrochemical complex in the country’s Karabatan, Atyrau... Read more »

How PSA helps domestic business, especially during the emergency

«PSA» development director Dastan Abishev, in an interview with, spoke about the work being done to support the business and oilfield services. Especially during the state of emergency associated with coronavirus. Read more »

How has a citizen of Kazakhstan become an employee of oil industry highly demanded all over the world

Petrophysicist (physicist of rocks) of Tengizchevroil LLP (TCO) – Syo Yegor shared his formula of success with and told us about his profession. Read more »

Atyrau Energy Challenge: How to develop your IT startup

Atyrau Energy Challenge 2019 became a launching pad for starting company Neural Shield — winner of the contest. Such projects as Atyrau Energy Challenge help young talents to establish a contact with... Read more »

Oil and gas of Kazakhstan: prospects and tasks. Expert’s opinion

Kazakhstan annually increases oil and gas production. Realization of large oil and gas projects is under way and is planned in the Republic, which will allow to boost production. Whereas prices for... Read more »

Why Kazakhstan companies do not participate in implementation of large scale oil and gas projects? Expert’s opinion.

Recently the president of the republic instructed the government and local executive authorities to strengthen the work pertaining to increase of supply of domestic goods and services to oil and gas companies.... Read more »

Why did US Under Secretary of State David Hale actually come? Expert Opinion

US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale visits Nur Sultan on August 21. According to official information, he took part in a meeting in C5 + 1 format, dedicated... Read more »

President Tokayev: The oilfield services industry can become a driver of the country’s economic growth

The development of oilfield services in the republic will push the growth of domestic small and medium-sized businesses, the creation of productive and skilled jobs, the localization of high value-added productions. The... Read more »

How to get a job in the best companies of the world without connections and money

“I don’t want Kazakh boys and girls to think that without connections you will achieve nothing. When you know that there is no one to hope for, you can do what others... Read more »

Why do not Kazakhstani banks want to finance domestic production? Expert opinion

Today, increasing the level of local content in the procurement of goods, works and services by oil and gas operators is one of the important directions of development of the country’s economy.... Read more »

What should be done to develop automotive industry in Kazakhstan? Expert opinion

The government of Kazakhstan seems to have seriously taken up the development of the automotive sector of the country. At least, there are some actions that can be regarded as an attempt... Read more »

What are the benefits for special economic and industrial zones participants?

The new Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan “On special economic and industrial zones” which should encourage Kazakhstan and foreign companies to invest in industrial facilities in Kazakhstan was adopted in Kazakhstan... Read more »

Training of local personnel for the oil and gas industry

The unequal remuneration of Kazakhstani and foreign specialists is considered to be the main cause of the disturbances that broke out in Tengiz.  However, it is difficult to equalize it, wages depend... Read more »

How to improve local production and attract foreign investors

National Chamber of Entrepreneurs Atameken and Kazenergy Association are actively working on developing local production and increasing the share of local content in the procurement of goods, works and services byKazakhstani oil... Read more »

Kazakhstani companies have great chances to be involved in Eni international projects

Harsh natural conditions at Kazakhstan’s offshore projects have created a pool of Kazakhstani oil workers with unique knowledge and experience. For example, Kazakhstani companies know how to work in an acid and... Read more »