Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Askar Mamin held a meeting with the Eni’s CEO Claudio Descalzi, Kazpravda.kz refers to the RK PM’s press service reporting.
Eni has been in Kazakhstan since 1992 and invested more than $ 15 billion in the economy of Kazakhstan.
The parties discussed increasing and maintaining the level of oil and condensate production at the Kashagan and Karachaganak fields, as well as development of renewable energy projects in Kazakhstan.
Prime Minister Askar Mamin stressed that Eni is an important investment partner of Kazakhstan, noting the company's contribution to development of the Karachaganak and Kashagan fields, as well as to the exploration work at the Isatay and Abay fields.
Eni makes a significant contribution to energy transition and decarbonization projects in Kazakhstan. Within the framework of this direction, a number of joint projects are implemented. So, in Aktobe region, a project is being implemented to build a 100 MW wind farm, and in Turkestan region, the construction of a 50 MW solar power plant is nearing completion.
A number of documents were signed in the presence of the head of the government. KazMunayGas NC JSC and Eni signed memoranda of cooperation in the development of energy transition projects for the production and sale of electricity and on development of agricultural and hydrogen projects in Kazakhstan. The Ministry of Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources, Kazgeology JSC and Eni signed a memorandum of cooperation on the joint implementation of subsoil use projects in the territory of Kazakhstan.