Kazakstan Revokes Crude Export Limit
The Government of Kazakstan has revoked a decree made last December limiting exports to 22mn tons/year. The decision was taken at the time because domestic refineries were failing to receive adequate feedstock (MEES, 14 February). The move created considerable uproar among the foreign companies operating in Kazakstan, but the Ministry of Energy gave no reason for its decision to forego the limit. Kazakstan produced...