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Chevron Kazakhstan

Posted by on June 16, 2017 – 01:10 pm

Chevron Kazakhstan

ATYRAU, Kazakhstan, April 21 Kazakhstan s leading oil producer has slowed its expansion plans further and cut planned spending this year in response to lower oil prices, a senior executive at Chevron s joint venture Tengizchevroil (TCO) said. Global oil prices have dropped significantly, so we responded by slowing the project down and cutting spending for 2015,Aidar Dosbaev, TCO s head of production, said at a conference last week. As the oil price plunged in the second half of last year, TCO s crude output for 2014 dropped to 26.7 million tonnes…

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Astana Kazakhstan photos

Posted by on June 10, 2017 – 12:49 pm

Astana Kazakhstan photos

Local time in Astana city is December 10, 12:10 am (+6 UTC). Astana history Known as Akmolinsk (Kazakh akmola, “white tomb”) until 1961, Tselinograd (Celinograd) until 1997 Astana was founded in 1830 as a Cossack advanced post. Later a small fortress grew into a town. In 19th century Akmola became an important geopolitical center of the region actually being the center of the whole district. Astana population reached 33, when the town received the status of oblast (region) center in 1939. Soviet Virgin and Idle Lands Campaign in the mid-1950s (Tselinograd…

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Kazakhstan e Commerce

Posted by on June 6, 2017 – 12:43 pm

Kazakhstan e Commerce

Specialists estimate that the sector is currently growing at 25% per year, a rate likely to continue for at least the next three years. There is certainly plenty of room for growth, as online retail only represents around 1% of total retail spending. In comparison, e-commerce makes up about 2% of the retail market in Russia, 3% in Spain, 7% in the Netherlands and 13% in the UK (retailresearch.org). In 2012 more than half the online purchases made by Kazakh shoppers came from US retailers, while local websites claimed just 10% of the market. The…

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Petro Kazakhstan

Posted by on June 4, 2017 – 12:13 pm

Petro Kazakhstan

In 2014, PetroKazakhstan Inc. produced 4.883 million tonnes of oil, which includes the 50% interests in its JVs – Kazgermunai and Turgai-Petroleum. Total production by PKKR, Kolzhan and PKVI amounted to 2.788 million tonnes, while Turgai-Petroleum production was responsible for 0.599 million tonnes and Kazgermunai - 1.499 million tonnes. In 2014, PKOP processed 5.065 million tonnes of crude oil, which is a 208 thousand tonne increase on 2013. In 2014 to help the republic stabilize oil products market and reduce public tension the Refinery operated…

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Rixos Kazakhstan

Posted by on May 23, 2017 – 11:48 am

Rixos Kazakhstan

To keep the rating score and review content relevant for your upcoming trip, we archive reviews older than 24 months for properties that have more than 30 reviews. Only a customer who has booked through Booking.com and stayed at the property in question can write a review. This allows us to verify that our reviews come from real guests like you. Who better to tell others about the free breakfast, friendly staff, or their comfortable room than someone who’s stayed at the property? We want you to share your story, with both the good and the not-so-good…

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Kazakhstan nuclear weapons

Posted by on May 21, 2017 – 11:43 am

Kazakhstan nuclear weapons

Twenty years ago today, April 24, 1995, was a momentous day in Kazakhstan’s history. It was the date when the last nuclear warhead was finally removed from our land, eliminating peacefully the world’s fourth largest nuclear arsenal. It is an historic step which continues to define our country. Kazakhstan is now recognized globally as a passionate campaigner for peace and nuclear disarmament. It is also a date which continues to be celebrated by our citizens who know all too well the terrible damage that nuclear weapons cause. Kazakhstan is among…

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Balkhash, Kazakhstan

Posted by on May 1, 2017 – 11:08 am

Balkhash, Kazakhstan

Local time in Balkhash city is December 10, 12:10 am (+6 UTC). Balkhash history In 1928 a prospecting expedition from Leningrad city of USSR has arrived to northern coast of Balkhash lake in Kazakhstan republic. The expedition was headed by engineer-geologist Michael Rusakov. The main purpose was to investigate the deposits of copper ore. First results were encouraging and prospecting work was continued. The expedition came to the conclusion that the copper deposit at Balkhash lake had rich stocks of ore and cooper-smelting factory should be built…

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Agriculture in Kazakhstan

Posted by on April 23, 2017 – 10:34 am

Agriculture in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan is an important producer and exporter of high-quality wheat. Average annual production is about 13 million tons, but output is highly dependent on weather and in recent years has fluctuated between 10 and 17 million tons. Between 2 and 8 million tons is exported annually, mainly to destinations in Europe (including Russia and Ukraine), northern Africa, and Central Asia. Kazakhstan also produces around 2 million tons of barley, and a small amount of oats, corn, and rice, but wheat is by far the country’s most important commodity. The production…

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Capital of Kazakhstan before Astana

Posted by on April 17, 2017 – 10:12 am

Capital of Kazakhstan before Astana

Today the capital of Kazakhstan is Astana . During its history Kazakhstan had more than one capital. Let s start our list from the latest to the first. Astana literally means Capital in Kazakh language. It s the word primarily borrowed from Persian, meaning a place where the court is seated (capital city). It is the second largest city in Kazakhstan, after Almaty. It is located in north-central part of Kazakhstan, just under 1 km (600 m) north from the last capital. 1997 was a lucky year for Astana. December the 10th of that year it became the capital…

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Temperature in Kazakhstan

Posted by on April 15, 2017 – 10:07 am

Temperature in Kazakhstan

Summers in Kazakhstan are hot and winters are cold. Since Kazakhstan has a vast territory, weather can vary substantially in different parts of the country. For example when sowing season begins in the South, the North might still be covered with thick snow. Average temperature in the coldest month of winter January is -18, 7°С in the North and -1, 5°С in the South. Because of dry weather and bright sun, which is common in most parts of Kazakhstan, temperature of -15°С might be felt like only -5° – 0°С in wet weather. Snowy winters are ideal for…

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Global air Kazakhstan

Posted by on April 11, 2017 – 09:56 am

Global air Kazakhstan

Yet another beautiful year of Air Guitar has begun! The 18th edition of AGWC will be celebrated in Oulu on 21-23 August, but before the traveling to Northern Finland, the international air guitar forces will rock out from the bottom of their souls at the National Championships all over the globe. While waiting for the updates on the air guitar season 2013 kick-off we have the pleasure to welcome two new family members to the international AGWC Network: Say hello to India and Kazakhstan ! The both new-comers took no time to get in action and have…

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Astana Business

Posted by on April 3, 2017 – 09:46 am

Astana Business

ASTANA – The number of foreigners living and working in Astana long term has risen in recent years with the opening of new schools, businesses and embassies. However, it still takes some work to find and integrate with the expat community. “Three years ago, Astana had somewhere between 500, and 700, people, but I was always wondering where they were. The streets were empty; restaurants and shops as well, ” said Firmin Van Haelst, 45, of the architecture and engineering company VK Astana, who has been here for three years. Van Haelst is originally…

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Astana Business LTD

Posted by on February 18, 2017 – 08:43 am

Astana Business LTD

On 29 September 2015, Samruk-Kazyna JSC and the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade arranged a regular working meeting of the Kazakhstan-China Business Council in Astana in the form of an investment forum. The event was attended by the Vice Chairman of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade - Lu Pengqi, representatives of the Ministry of Investment and Development of Kazakhstan, Baiterek National Managing Holding JSC and GRATA International. During the event, the Kazakh and Chinese companies presented their…

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Kazakhstan Division 2

Posted by on February 12, 2017 – 08:31 am

Kazakhstan Division 2

The number of foreign players is restricted to three per team. A team can use all of them on the field in each game. In bold: Players that have been capped for their national team. League table [edit] Source: Soccerway (Russian) Rules for classification: 1st points; Two team tiebreak: 1st overall wins; 2nd head-to-head record; 3rd goals difference; 4th goals scored; 5th away goals scored; Multiple teams tiebreak: 1st overall wins; 2nd goals difference; 3rd goals scored; 4th away goals scored (C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) =…

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Kazakhstan Sea

Posted by on January 17, 2017 – 07:29 am

Kazakhstan Sea

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Kazakh counterpart Nursultan Nazarbayev have signed an agreement to jointly develop the northern Caspian Sea oil deposits. We [Russia and Kazakhstan] have big plans on joint oil production in the Caspian Sea,said Putin after the meeting, adding that Russia is a transit for Kazakhstan s oil to foreign markets. Presidential aide Yuri Ushakov said the document regulated oil production at the Tsentralnaya site in the North Caspian Sea. Putin and Nazarbayev also discussed cooperation between the countries within…

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