ASTANA – Kazakhstan’s Energy Ministry met with its foreign partners regarding the future of the Atyrau gas chemical complex (GCC) project to discuss the possibility of increasing the GCC’s initially announced annual capacity of 800 thousand tonnes of polyethylene to 1,250 thousand tonnes, an informed source at the government agency told New Europe.

This type of decision would require firm guarantees of feedstock (gas) supplies and a serious marketing strategy for future products as Kazakhstan...


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