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Kazakhstan Daily News Roundup – August 13, 2010

Posted on August 13, 2010 by KazCham


Kashagan partners to delay second phase of development until 2018-19
(SRI) – The second phase of development of the Kashagan oil field has been postponed until 2018-2019, local newswires reported on Thursday, citing the chief executive of Kazakh oil and gas company KazMunaiGas.

Tame ending to “Mr Kazakhstan” investigation
(bne) – James Giffen, the American consultant dubbed “Mr Kazakhstan” for his role in 1990s oil deals, has pleaded guilty to a tax misdemeanor. He is facing a maximum penalty of just one year in jail and a $25,000 fine when he is sentenced in November.

Tengizchevroil may cut oil supply via Georgia
(Reuters) – The Chevron-led Tengizchevroil venture may cut crude deliveries via Georgia diverting them to Turkish hub of Ceyhan due to a row between the owners of the Georgian terminals.


Aker enters Kazakh engineering JV (PennEnergy)

KazMunaiGas to invest $8 billion in Kashagan development project in 2010-2014 (Interfax)

Tengizchevroil to invest $10-16 billion before 2017 in Tengiz expansion project (Interfax)

Caspian Energy announces Q2 2010 financial results (Marketwire)


Kazakh rate cut would need lower inflation – central bank (Reuters)

Kazakh deal on grain genetics (Weekly Times)

National Bank of Kazakhstan: Exchange rates August 13, 2010 (Kazakhstan Today)


Orsu Metals announces Q2 2010 interim results (Marketwire)

Financial Police have yet to file fraud charges against Polyus Gold managers (Interfax)


Kazakhstan gets UK’s OK for defense exports (EurasiaNet)


Two dead in Kazakh prison riot (BBC News)


Central Asia’s new Silk Roads (International Herald Tribune)

Several hundred Kyrgyz rally against OSCE deployment (Reuters)

Russian drought devours world wheat supplies – U.S. (AFP)

SOURCE: http://silkroadintelligencer.com/2010/08/13/kazakhstan-daily-news-roundup-august-13-2010/

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