Kazakhstan to sell gas through electronic trading platforms


The Grand Aniva liquefied natural gas tanker during an opening ceremony of the first Russia’s LNG plant in the town of Prigorodnoye, south Sakhalin, Far East, Russia.

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ASTANA – Kazakhstan’s Energy Ministry intends to build a petroleum trading system through the electronic trading platform of the market of liquefied natural gas (LNG), Energy Minister Kanat Bozumbayev told a ministry meeting on March 1.

“We plan the sale of all types of oil products in the coming years through electronic trading platforms. We want to start with the sale of liquefied natural gas,” Bozumbayev said.

He explained why they chose the LNG market as a “pilot” programme. Gas market...

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