Central Asia Energy News Digest Issue 4 (28 February 2019)
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Central Asia Energy News Digest Issue 4

Date: 15-28 February 2019

 

Kyrgyzstan

How will the warm winter affect energy and crops - experts answer

In Russian: https://ru.sputnik.kg/analytics/20190219/1043407465/kyrgyzstan-zima-posledstviya-ehnergetika-poliv.html

PM Abylgaziyev meeting with RusHydro chairman - what did they discuss?

In Russian: https://ru.sputnik.kg/economy/20190226/1043504242/kyrgyzstan-abylgaziev-rusgidro-obsuzhdenie.html

RusHydro does not intend to return to hydropower projects in Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: https://kaktus.media/doc/387507_rysgidro_nenamereno_vozvrashatsia_vproekt_gesvkyrgyzstane.html

Kyrgyzstan to hold talks on Kambarata HPP in Tashkent

In Russian: https://www.azernews.az/news.php?news_id=146075&cat=region

Price difference between wholesale and retail prices for fuel and lubricants in Kyrgyzstan is 20%

In Russian: https://kyrtag.kg/ru/news/raznitsami-mezhdu-optovymi-i-roznichnymi-tsenami-na-gsm-v-kyrgyzstane-sostavlyaet-20

Auditor General identifies violations in the activities of Oshelectro for 2017

In Russian: www.tazabek.kg/news:1496825?f=cp

Electricity generation in 2018 reached 15.6 billion kWh

In Russian: www.tazabek.kg/news:1496774?f=cp

 

Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan will study the experience of Hungary in the use of nuclear energy

In Russian: https://tj.sputniknews.ru/asia/20190218/1028312972/uzbekistan-izuchenie-opyt-hungary-ispolzovanie-atomnaya-energetika.html

Launch date for the Turakurgan Thermal Power Plant announced

In Russian: https://uz.sputniknews.ru/economy/20190228/10937667/Nazvany-sroki-zapuska-Turakurganskoy-teplovoy-elektrostantsii.html

France and Russia can apply for oil and gas exploration in Uzbekistan

In Russian: https://uz.sputniknews.ru/economy/20190227/10929208/franciya-rossiya-neft-uzbekistan.html

Uzbek gasoline production down by more than 30% in January

In Russian: https://uz.sputniknews.ru/economy/20190218/10847600/Uzbekistan-v-yanvare-snizil-proizvodstvo-benzina-bolee-chem-na-30.html

President Mirziyoyev speaks about the state of the oil and gas and chemical industries

In Russian: https://uz.sputniknews.ru/politics/20190221/10883582/Mirziev-vyskazalsya-o-sostoyanii-neftegazovoy-i-khimicheskoy-otrasley.html

Criticism and investment: Mirziyoyev held talks on energy sector development

In Russian: https://podrobno.uz/cat/economic/kritika-i-investitsii-mirziyeev/

USAID to help create a common electricity market in Central Asia: Uzbekistan signed the necessary agreement

In Russian: https://podrobno.uz/cat/economic/usaid-pomozhet-sozdat-edinyy-ry/

Uzbekistan planning to launch production plant for gel batteries

In Russian: http://www.uzdaily.uz/ru/post/42048

Uzbekenergo began to charge a penalty for delayed electricity payments

In Russian: https://www.uzdaily.uz/ru/post/42012

ADB representatives informed about project progress in the Jizzakh region

In Russian: https://www.uzdaily.uz/ru/post/41836

Uzbek electricity meter manufacturers receive support

In Russian: https://podrobno.uz/cat/economic/v-uzbekistane-proizvoditeli-schetc/

 

Tajikistan

Sangtuda shareholders have the right to dividends.

In Russian: https://news.tj/ru/news/tajikistan/economic/20190216/aktsioneri-sangtudi-imeyut-pravo-na-dividendi

Tajik electricity customers can now request connection to the grid online

In Russian: https://news.tj/ru/news/tajikistan/society/20190228/v-tadzhikistane-nalazhivayut-elektronnoe-podklyuchenie-potrebitelei-k-elektrosetyam

A third of previously built small hydropower plants are not in operation

In Russian: https://tajikta.tj/ru/news/v-tadzhikistane-tret-ranee-postroennykh-malykh-ges-ne-funktsioniruyut

Rogun dam construction to continue in April

In Russian: http://avesta.tj/2019/02/25/plotinu-rogunskoj-ges-prodolzhat-stroit-v-aprele/

 

Kazahkstan

Kazakhstan bans rail transport for import of Russian oil

In Russian: https://ru.sputniknews.kz/economy/20190222/9399091/kazakhstan-vvoz-benzin-zapret-russia.html

What do we know about Kazakhstan energy minister?

In Russian: https://ru.sputniknews.kz/spravka/20190225/9434138/bozumbaev-ministr-biografiya.html

Kazakhstan plans to export up to 5 mln. tons of oil to Uzbekistan

In English: https://www.azernews.az/news.php?news_id=146006&cat=region

Azerbaijan attracting Kazakh companies to its energy projects

In English: https://www.azernews.az/news.php?news_id=145788&cat=oil_and_gas

When will Kazakhstan start exporting gasoline?

In English: https://www.azernews.az/news.php?news_id=145708&cat=region

Energy Minister Bozumbayev: “Additional 187 billion tenge (US $500 mln.) will be required for gasification and electricity supply”

In Russian: https://kursiv.kz/news/otraslevye-temy/2019-02/bozumbaev-187-mlrd-tenge-potrebuetsya-dopolnitelno-na-gazifikaciyu-i

Akmola region - a pioneer in the field of alternative energy

In Russian: https://www.inform.kz/ru/akmolinskaya-oblast-pioner-v-sfere-al-alativnoy-energetiki-v-kazahstane_a3501090

In Almaty, 120 more streets will get energy-saving LED lighting

In Russian: https://www.inform.kz/ru/v-almaty-esche-na-120-ulicah-ustanovyat-energosberegayuschee-svetodiodnoe-osveschenie_a3499331

Two new wind farms scheduled to start operation in Kapshagay

In Russian: https://www.inform.kz/ru/dve-vetroelektrostancii-zarabotayut-v-etom-godu-v-kapshagae_a3499838

 

Turkmenistan

Brussels assesses potential for Turkmen gas deliveries to EU

In English: https://www.azernews.az/news.php?news_id=146465&cat=region

Turkmenistan plans to increase annual electricity generation to 33 billion kWh in the next 7 years

In Russian: http://energyland.info/news-show-tek-electro-182876

Turkmenistan is focused on diversification of the oil and gas sector

In Russian: http://www.turkmenistan.gov.tm/?id=18167

 

Other regional news

Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan to create Energy Cooperation Council

In Russian: https://kapital.kz/gosudarstvo/76069/kazahstan-i-uzbekistan-sozdadut-sovet-po-sotrudnichestvu-v-energetike.html

Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan ready to sign an agreement on the duty-free supply of fuel and lubricants

In Russian: https://kyrtag.kg/ru/news/kyrgyzstan-i-kazakhstan-gotovy-podpisat-soglashenie-o-besposhlinnoy-postavke-gsm

 

Analysis

How much oil does Tajikistan consume and who supplies it?

In Russian: https://news.tj/ru/news/tajikistan/economic/20190228/skolko-nefti-potreblyaet-tadzhikistan-i-kto-nam-ee-postavlet

 

 

 

 


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