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2008-10-11 15:00:41

Text of report by privately-owned Kazakhstan Today news agency website Astana, 11 October: The China National Petroleum Corporation CNPC announced about the possibility to complete the construction of the gas pipeline from Kazakhstan to China ahead of schedule, the vice president of the China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC), Wang Dougjin, said today at a meeting with Kazakh Prime Minister Karim Masimov, the [Kazakhstan Today] news agency reported, referring to the press service of the...

2008-10-05 21:00:15

ASTANA. Oct 5 (Interfax) - Kazakhstan's KazMunayGaz, the United States' ConocoPhillips and the United Arab Emirates' Mubadala Development Company PJSC signed a memorandum of understanding in order to agree on terms of exploring and developing the block N located in the Kazakh portion of the Caspian shelf within the framework of a new subsurface management contract in the presence of Kazakh Prime Minister Karim Masimov in Astana on Sunday, the Kazakh governmental press service reported. "The...

2008-10-05 21:00:07

ASTANA. Oct 5 (Interfax-Kazakhstan) - The policy which the United States is pursuing in its relations with Kazakhstan in the energy sector does not seek to infringe on the interests of other nations, including Kazakhstan's neighbors, U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said. Rice said at a press briefing in Astana on Sunday after talks with Kazakh Foreign Minister Marat Tazhin that, economic and political relations with Kazakhstan are based on the principle of transparency. One can...

2008-10-05 12:00:03

Text of report by Russian state news agency ITAR-TASS Astana, 5 October: Condoleezza Rice has expressed confidence that the new US administration will also have good and firm relations with Kazakhstan. The US secretary of state told journalists about this today following a meeting with Kazakh Prime Minister Karim Masimov. "I am sure that the new US administration will also have good and firm relations with Kazakhstan. Kazakhstan is a very important state in the region," Rice said. The...

2008-09-08 12:00:35

By Mark Leftly KazMunayGas Exploration Production (KMG EP), the London and Kazakh-listed oil company, is mulling a flotation on a third stock exchange. The group, which is partly state owned and Kazakhstan's second- biggest oil producer, has received offers from at least four other exchanges. KMG EP listed in London and Kazakhstan two years ago, raising $2.3bn (1.3bn). Zhanneta Bekezhanova, chief financial officer, said: "We are thinking about a third exchange. We have received offers...

2008-09-07 00:00:19

By Mark Leftly REPORTS FROM ASTANA The gleaming towers of the capital city are monuments to black gold, but the Eurasian state is stuck in the middle between Western demand and keeping its Russian and Georgian neighbours sweet From the inside of a translucent golden egg 97 metres in the air, one of the world's great architectural playgrounds can be espied. The vantage point offers the view of a blue-domed presidential palace flanked by two garish, golden office towers. Behind the...

2008-09-05 12:00:35

Text of report by Russian state news agency ITAR-TASS Almaty, 5 September: Kazakh oil is being supplied "in a normal mode" via the territory of Georgia. "During the conflict we decided to suspend oil transportation, but the situation has now stabilized and the work is being carried out in a normal mode," [Kazakh Prime Minister] Karim Masimov said during an Internet-conference organized by the RosBiznesKonsalting [Russian Business Consulting] information agency's press service today. He...

2008-09-04 21:00:32

ASTANA. Sept 4 (Interfax) - The government of Kazakhstan adheres to the diversity of energy export routes, Kazakh Prime Minister Karim Masimov told the Third Eurasian Energy Forum, KazEnergy, in Astana on Thursday. "Kazakhstan will carry on the strategy of diversification of energy routes. The country will adhere to the multi-vector [energy routes] and put the emphasis on their security," he said. "We will be guided exclusively with economic expediency and pragmatism in the choice of a...


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.