No 9

4 March 2002


Kazakstan Merges State Companies ToForm Kazmunaigaz

Kazak PresidentNursultan Nazarbayev on 20 February signed a decree merging the countrys twostate-owned oil and gas companies into a single energy company designed toaddress Kazakstans future aspirations as a major international energyproducer. State-owned oil and gas companies KazakhOil and TransportNefteGaz(TNG) have been combined into a vertically integrated closed joint stockcompany named Kazmunaigaz, to be...