Ministry of Oil and Gas (Kazakhstan)
The Ministry of Oil and Gas was one of the governmental bodies of Kazakhstan and part of the cabinet. The ministry had the function of developing and implementing policies related to petroleum and petroleum products.
Emblem of Kazakhstan
Office building of the Ministry of Oil and Gas
|Ministrial Department overview|
|Formed||12 March 2010|
|Preceding Ministrial Department|
|Dissolved||4 August 2014|
|Jurisdiction||Government of Kazakhstan|
History and profileEdit
The main function of the ministry is to oversee and regulate the oil and gas sector in the country which was largely carried out by the national oil company, KazMunaiGas, until the establishment of the ministry.
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