Our firm retains the leading position in the area of subsoil use. Our highly qualified team of lawyers is able to demonstrate that they can handle the technical and legal complexity of subsoil use contracts, production sharing agreements, joint exploration contracts, concessions, and more.
Oil and Gas
The International Comparative legal guide to: Oil&Gas, Kazakhstan Chapter 2014
Interview of Yerbolat Yerkebulanov in the newspaper “Drilling Solutions” No. 3 (October 2015)
As many other countries the Republic of Kazakhstan takes relevant measures to protect interests of national suppliers of goods, works and services
On 14-15 April, in Atyrau there was the 9th Atyrau Regional Oil Technological Conference - OILTECH Atyrau 2015.
The 6th “MINEX Central Asia 2015” Mining and Exploration Forum was held in Astana (Republic of Kazakhstan) from 17 to 19 March 2015.
The Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan No. 271-V 'On the Introduction of Amendments to Some Legislative Acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan on Subsoil Use Issues' was signed on 29 December 2014
In the beginning of 2012, the Subsoil Law (the "Law") was amended with the provisions of subsoil users’ obligation to finance annually scientific research, scientific technical and development works (“NIOKR”).
On 6-7 November 2014 the IX Kazakh Forum of Corporate Lawyers was held in Almaty.
On 15h October 2014, there was a research and practical conference devoted to the development of the Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan 'On Subsoil and Subsoil Use' (Key Issues and Principal Innovations) held in Astana.
The MINEX Forum is one of the largest, most informative and representative industry events in Russia, covering topical issues of exploration, mining and processing of solid minerals in Russia.
There are also numerous Decrees of the RoK Government which regulate specific issues in subsoil use.
A brief outline of Kazakhstan’s natural gas sector.
GRATA Law Firm was represented at the event by Luisa Dyussengaliyeva - Senior Lawyer (Astana).
The Forum brought together more than 500 leaders and experts from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Russia, Mongolia, Georgia, Armenia, Canada, Australia, the U.S., Switzerland, Finland, the UK, China and UAE.
Zhanara Iskhakova , partner at GRATA Law Firm, made a presentation at a Round Table on Sustainable Development, organized by the Canada Eurasia Russia Business Association "CERBA", within the GLOBE Business Summit 2014
In May 2013, two Decrees of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan – Nos. 133 and 134 (the “RoK GD”) dated 14 February 2013 were published in official national newspapers
As is known, contracts for subsoil use have a special status.This is because they concern the natural resources of the Republic of Kazakhstan and thus the country's vital interests
The President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, has ordered to cancel the current moratorium on new tenders for granting subsoil use right.
In line with GRATA Law Firm’s practice of keeping clients informed of important legal developments that might influence their business
We would like to draw your attention to recent changes in Kazakh legislation in connection with the adoption of the new draft law entitled "On the Main Pipeline".
Kazakhstan ranks second only to Russia among the countries of the CIS in its quantity of mineral production.
This information was prepared as a general guidance only, and should not be used as a specialized legal conclusion.
During the recent one and a half year we could view a sharp increase in the interest of subsoil users and their contractors to the issues of Kazakhstani content in the procurement of goods, works and services.
In practice, though rather seldom, there are such cases when due to certain reasons a contractor (subsoil user) decides to terminate the subsoil use contract.
We would like to draw your attention to prospective changes in Kazakh legislation Relating to Environmental Issues.
Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan 'On Subsoil and Subsoil Use': a head for the processing of associated and natural gas
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