Gazprom: Russian-Kazakh Cooperation To Be Enhanced

February 21, 2012
Gazprom headquarters hosted today a working meeting among Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Company's Management Committee, Umirzak Shukeyev, Head of the Samruk-Kazyna National Welfare Fund, Chairman of the KazMunaiGaz Management Board and Kairat Boranbayev, Chairman of the KazRosGaz Management Board.

The meeting focus was placed on taking new opportunities available after the Common Economic Space had been established in Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus. The parties looked at the issues of cooperation deepening throughout the entire production chain from geological exploration to hydrocarbons distribution. It was noted that the relationship between Russia and Kazakhstan was strategic by nature, and the partnership in the energy sector enjoyed a unique position in strengthening the economic ties between the two countries.

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