Kazakhstan’s Karachaganak field, in which KMG has a 10% stake. (KPC) Companies & Finance

Kazmunaigas struggles to steady the ship

Low oil prices, high debts and falling production are making life difficult for the Kazakh state company, and its efforts to right itself by taking control of affiliate KMGEP have so far failed.

By Paul Sampson 26 August 2016 12:38 GMT

Analysis & Forecasts

Regional Focus: Middle East & Africa

Market Drivers

LNG over-commitment haunts Argentina

Argentina is struggling to fulfil its LNG import commitments as a result of weakening gas demand and rising domestic output of the fuel.

Market Roundup

More wells at Rough expected to be operating this winter

The UK’s Rough storage facility will have more wells in operation for withdrawals during the winter but no injections will take place, helping to support prices.

Market Roundup

Weather limits US gas exports to Mexico

Pipeline gas exports from the US to Mexico are under pressure from floods in Louisiana and high demand for air conditioning in the southern states.

Market Drivers

Qatari LNG targets South Asia

The South Asian spot market is becoming attractive for Qatari LNG as demand for the fuel from Northeast Asia remains weak.


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Bear market hall of fame

Natural Gas Daily examines reactions to the new bear market reality in eight countries and reviews what NOCs and IOCs are doing to limit their losses.

24 February 2016 13:13 GMT