Energy company Royal Dutch
Shell has pulled out of the Khazar offshore project in
Kazakhstan, while a consortium of which Shell is a member has
given up on Kalamkas, another small offshore block nearby,
Kazakhstan said on Monday.
Production of oil and gas
condensate at Kazakhstan's giant Kashagan project has decreased
since Oct. 6 due to unplanned maintenance, the energy ministry
told Reuters, adding that the repairs were completed on Tuesday.
A Russian Soyuz spaceship blasted off from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan towards the International Space Station on Wednesday carrying a crew of three, including the first astronaut from the United Arab Emirates.
Kazakhs protesting against the construction of Chinese factories held public rallies in three Kazakh cities on Wednesday, demanding a ban on an initiative which the Central Asian nation's government hoped would bring investment and jobs.
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