Kyrgyzstan, Russia Oil and Gas
In 2016, Gazpromneft - Lubricants, Gazprommeft’s oil business operator, has increased the supply of lubricants in Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan by
The budget of Russia will be $1 bln short due to the cancellation of export duties for oil products supply to Kyrgyzstan, the deputy Minister of Energy, Y. Sentyurin, said.
Russian-Kyrgyz intergovernmental agreement in the sphere of oil and oil products was signed on Monday during the official visit of the Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev to Kyrgyzstan.
The document was signed by Medvedev and the Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Sooronday Jeenbekov at the state residence Ala-Archa.
Gazprom intends to invest about 100 billion rubles in the gas transportation system of Kyrgyzstan until 2030, and a third of this amount - in the next two years, said the Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev by results of the Russian-Kyrgyz talks on the level of prime ministers.
"In Kyrgyzstan, the leading Russian companies actively work, today we specifically mentioned the work of Gazprom to provide the republic's demand for natural gas. Once again I would like to say that there are powerful plans - to invest in gas transmission and distribution system of Kyrgyzstam about 100 billion rubles till 2030, "- said the Russian Prime Minister. "Accordingly, it is a significant way to raise the level of the gas supply in the country," - he said.
Kyrgyzstan intends to pay off the debt for natural gas to Gazprom-Kyrgyzstan before October 1, 2015. This was stated by the country’s Minister of Energy and Industry Kubanichbek Turdubaev.
"In total, our debt makes up 405 million soms (about $6.2 million), - the Ministry said. - In July, we repaid 185 million soms ($2.85 million), an on September 1 we paid 70 million soms ($1.07 million)".
In the framework of the strategic partnership with Kyrgyzstan, Gazprom will supply gas to over 60% of the country, the country's President, Almazbek Atambayev said on Friday.
In April 2014, an agreement on purchase of 100% of the shares of the Kyrgyz national gas operator KyrgyzGaz by Russian Gazprom at a symbolic price of $1 was signed. Under the agreement, all assets and debts of KyrgyzGaz were transferred to Gazprom. "The Russian side ensured investments in the modernization of the gas infrastructure of Kyrgyzstan in the amount of not less than 20 billion rubles over five years, later the investment plans grew to 34 billion rubles.
All the railway cars with fuel, oil and lubricants, detained in Kazakhstan in 2014, have arrived in Kyrgyzstan, the Association of Oil Traders of Kyrgyzstan reports.
Since April 2014, the Kazakhstan’s Customs Service didn’t pass the railway cars with fuel and lubricants, which went from Russia to Kyrgyzstan. According to the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs of Kazakhstan Atameken, the reason for the detention was the Kazakhstan Government’s decree on the introduction of restrictions on petroleum products export.
According to Sputnik Kyrgyzstan, the Kazakh side didn’t pass the railway cars because of the wrong customs documents. After receiving the relevant documents, it was necessary to pay $13 million for the downtime of the railway cars.
The Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Temir Sariev has denied reports about the alleged planned increase in gas prices in the country, explaining that in the next three year the tariffs won’t be reviewed.
The Deputy Prime Minister Arkadiy Dvorkovich made a welcoming speech at the Plenary Meeting of the Fifth International forum "Big Chemistry", which opened in Ufa on May 21, 2015.
In his speech the Deputy Prime Minister focused on the issue of import substitution in the chemical industry. "We have formed the basic plans for import substitution. Now is the time to form the specific projects, consortia and identify tools of state support for the implementation of these projects.
"KazTransGas" and "Gazprom" to increase the capacity of the main gas pipeline passing through the territory of Kyrgyzstan.Edited by Rhod Mackenzie / 2015-03-03 09:29:54
A meeting of "KazTransGas" and JSC "Gazprom" representatives, which discussed the issues of increasing the capacity of the Kyrgyz section of the MG (the main gas pipeline) BGR-TBA (Bukhara gas region Tashkent-Bishkek-Almaty) for stable gas supply to consumers in Almaty and the Almaty region, was held in Astana, the press service of JSC "KazTransGas" informs.
"At present the technical condition of the main gas pipeline and gas pumping units at CS (compressor station) "Sokuluk" in the territory of the Kyrgyz Republic, limits the capacity of MG BGR-TBA.