Kazakhstan to computerize entire oil and gas sector

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The energy ministry is planning to implement oil accounting information system that will help curb oil theft in Kazakhstan.

Program to increase production volume from 2% to 5%, reduce the use of materials and equipment by at least 10%, and improve energy efficiency by 20%


Kazakhstan’s Minister of Energy Kanat Bozumbaev announced on March 1 the plans to digitize his industry. He said that KazMunaiGas’ practice of automated oil production would be extended to all oil fields of the country.

Prompted by the country’s President’s address in which he talked about the building of a so called “Industry 4.0” in Kazakhstan, all ministries and agencies started thinking about how they could digitize their industries.

The Ministry of Energy was no exception. At an indus...


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