Malaysia’s state-owned Petroliam Nasional Bhd., through its subsidiary Petronas Carigali Overseas Sdn. Bhd., has signed three agreements with Uzbekistanâ€”two for oil and gas exploration in southern Uzbekistan and one for a petrochemical project.
Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan have still not succeeded in agreeing a natural gas price for next year, the director-general of Kyrgyzgaz (state-run natural gas supply company), Salamat Aytikeyev, said in an interview to the Kyrgyz newspaper Delo No... today. He was commenting on the preliminary results of bilateral talks on this issue. The outcome of the talks between the two states’ representatives have not been disclosed so far.
The leaderships of the Tojikgaz (Tajik gas) state unitary enterprise and the Uzbektransgaz (Uzbek gas transportation company) have failed to agree on the price of natural gas [Tajikistan plans to buy] in 2008. The issue of the price of Uzbek fuel imported to Tajikistan has remained open.
Sarbast Plus, brewery of Baltic Beverages Holding AB (BBH) in Uzbekistan, inaugurated new beer brand, Sarbast Extra, with unique taste characteristics.
Malaysian national oil firm Petronas said on Tuesday it had signed pacts with Uzbekistan to drill for oil from two blocks in south Uzbekistan.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry from the Nizhni Novgorod region (on the Volga, Russia) has signed a cooperation agreement with its counterpart from the Tashkent region, Uzbekistan, at a Russian National Exhibition.
Three Central Asian countries, rich in natural gas resources, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Kazakhstan have announced an increase in the prices of gas they sell to the Russian Gazprom company. This action will affect the prices for gas exports to Europe.
The State Property Committee of Uzbekistan announced a tender among foreign investors to buy 48% of Sirdaryo thermal power station’s shares and 47% of Tashkent thermal power station’s shares.
Tan Sri Dato Sri Mohd Hasan Marikana, president of Petronas (Malaysia), one of the world leaders in the oil and gas sector, is on a visit in Uzbekistan.