Investment Regime in Kazakhstan's Upstream Petroleum
Article from: OGEL 3 (2009), in OGEL Student Special
(University of Calgary) This paper analyses the existing petroleum regime in Kazakhstan and the management as well as the regulation of foreign private investments into the petroleum industry. From the historical perspective, this essay refers to major aspects of the governmental policy and repealed laws that significantly influenced the current petroleum regime. The section "Background" gives a general description of geology and history of petroleum development, proven and potential reserves, production outlook, and the largest petroleum developments. ...