Latest Geography of Kazakhstan Stories

2008-09-01 15:00:11

Text of report by privately-owned Kazakh newspaper Vremya website on 20 August Astana residents worry that the fish are dying out in the rivers of the capital [Astana]. "Live silver" fish float upside down in the canal linking the Nura and Ishim rivers. The canal's entire banks stretching to nearly 300 meters are covered with the carcasses of dead crucians, perches, roaches and gudgeons. Local people found the fish not far from the traffic circle taking onto the international airport. The...

2008-08-31 09:00:26

The following is the text of Nadejda Shumilina's report "To Kill the Caspian Sea" published by the Kazakh newspaper website Vremya on 13 August: "Millions of tonnes of poisons will pour on our heads," this is what academician Muftakh Diyarov sharply said about the volumes of pollutant emissions from a new oil processing facility during a public consultation in Atyrau Region. The Agip KCO company plans to create an additional petrochemical processing facility, that is, an installation for...

2008-08-27 12:01:19

Following is an excerpt from Andrey Stepanov's report published by the Kazakh newspaper Novoye Pokoleniye on 8 August Last week, information blockade around Kashagan, the largest oil and gas project in the Kazakh section of the Caspian Sea, was lifted. Luciano Vasques, the regional director of the Agip KCO consortium, which is developing Kashagan, told the Kazinform state agency in an interview that the extraction of oil in Kashagan could start before October 2013. He confirmed that...

2008-07-09 06:00:34

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/92679b/kazakhstan_oil_and) has announced the addition of the "Kazakhstan Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Industry Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2012" report to their offering. Summary: This profile is the essential source for top-level industry data and information relating to the Exploration & Production industry in Kazakhstan. It provides asset level information relating to the active...

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