Middle East Economic Survey


No 12



Kazakh Energy Strategy Calls For 12% Increase In Gas Production

The energy master plan for Kazakhstans Ministry of Oil and Gas, published in the Official Gazette Kazakhstanskaya Pravda on 15 March, calls for a net increase of 12% in Kazakh gas production in 2011 compared to 2010. According to the plan Kazakh gas production in 2011 is intended to rise to 42bcm from 37.4 bcm in 2010, whereas exports are projected to remain stable...