Some Trends in Energy Policy of Kazakhstan

  • Diana Ismailova Department of Sofia St. Kliment Ohridsky University, Bulgaria,Kokshe Academy
Keywords: Energy Security, Energy Policy


This research first deals with the states of affairsKazakhstanfaces nowadays in the field of energy security. Energy security is a declared priority forKazakhstangovernment. The article explores the diverse risks that may arise from conditions of increasing economic competition and resource scarcity, and the full range of problems that may follow if major producers or consumers of energy lose confidence to secure access to energy. It surveys the strategic outlook of both producer and consumer states. Oil, which sits in the foreground of the global energy picture, is a finite resource. Much remains to be discovered about the ultimate extent of global petroleum reserves, and about the economics of their exploitation. [1]


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