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Kazakh oil industry---a potential critical role in Central Asia. J.P. Dorian, S.F. Zhanseitov and S.H. Indriyanto. Energy Policy, August 1994, 22(8), 685--698.

The current status of the Kazakh oil industry is analysed together with its potential role as a critical supplier of energy to neighbouring Central Asian countries. The long-term potential of the industry is also discussed and an examination is made of foreign investment legislation, risks, and government policies towards development. Joint venture activity in the Kazakh oil industry is evaluated, with particular emphases on the planned multibillion dollar projects at Tengiz and the Caspian Sea. 18 refs.

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