Materials with tag «gas»


Several state-owned enterprises in Uzbekistan to lose exclusive rights
4 June 2024, 11:02

Several state-owned enterprises in Uzbekistan to lose exclusive rights

In 2025−2026, Uzmetkombinat, Uzvtortsvetmet, Uztrade, Uzkimyoimpeks, UzGasTrade, and Uzenergosotish are expected to lose their exclusive rights. Starting in 2026, restrictions on exports of copper cathode and copper wire rod purchased at exchange trades will be lifted.

Malaysia’s Petronas to launch two gas processing projects in Uzbekistan
20 May 2024, 12:10

Malaysia’s Petronas to launch two gas processing projects in Uzbekistan

Malaysian oil and gas company Petronas will participate in the implementation of two large gas processing projects in Uzbekistan, minister of investment Laziz Kudratov shared. The company closed its representative office in Uzbekistan 10 years ago and withdrew from all projects.

Uzbekistan raises poverty line again amid increase in energy tariffs
30 April 2024, 13:11

Uzbekistan raises poverty line again amid increase in energy tariffs

Minimum expenditure basket in Uzbekistan, also used to determine the poverty line, has risen by 4.3%, from 621,000 soums to 648,000 soums (from $49 to $51) per month. This adjustment, the second this year, reflects the upcoming increase in gas and electricity tariffs from 1 May.

Official explains reasons behind gas and electricity tariffs increase
16 April 2024, 23:00

Official explains reasons behind gas and electricity tariffs increase

Gas and electricity production costs far surpass current tariffs unchanged since 2019, said a Finance and Economy Ministry official. Inflation has reached 66% over this period, he added. Agency for Social Protection noted that 1.5 million needy families will receive aid to cope with the price hike.

Electricity and gas tariffs to increase in Uzbekistan starting May 1
16 April 2024, 16:09

Electricity and gas tariffs to increase in Uzbekistan starting May 1

From May 1, electricity and gas tariffs in Uzbekistan will increase for the first time since August 2019. The subsequent increase is set for April 2025. The government is also introducing “social norms” for gas and electricity use.

Gas, oil, electricity and gasoline production decreases in Uzbekistan in February
26 March 2024, 09:14

Gas, oil, electricity and gasoline production decreases in Uzbekistan in February

Gas, oil, electricity, and gasoline production in Uzbekistan dropped in February. In a month, gas output decreased by 284.4 million cubic meters, gasoline by 8,100 tons and electricity by 626.6 million kWh. c

Production of gas, oil and other energy resources in Uzbekistan continues to fall
21 February 2024, 14:32

Production of gas, oil and other energy resources in Uzbekistan continues to fall

In late January, Uzbekistan’s gas production dropped 9.4% to 3.99 billion cubic meters from January 2023, though it remained higher than recent months. Oil, coal, gasoline, and diesel production also declined. The number of operational industrial enterprises decreased by 25,200.

Uzbekistan’s gas sales to China drop by half in 2023 compared to 2022
22 January 2024, 16:30

Uzbekistan’s gas sales to China drop by half in 2023 compared to 2022

Uzbekistan’s natural gas supplies to China almost halved in 2023, reaching $563.5 million. In December, exports amounted to $54.5 million.

Energy Minister claims Uzbekistan has no long-term plans on 'giving up on gas'
7 November 2023, 17:51

Energy Minister claims Uzbekistan has no long-term plans on 'giving up on gas'

Despite plans to increase the share of solar, wind and hydropower in electricity generation, Uzbekistan “will not give up gas,” Minister of Energy Jurabek Mirzamakhmudov declared. He said the country is aiming to almost double gas-fueled power generation.

Uzbekistan imports about 300 million cubic meters of gas from Russia
5 November 2023, 15:21

Uzbekistan imports about 300 million cubic meters of gas from Russia

Since October 7, Uzbekistan has imported about 300 million cubic meters of gas from Russia under a contract with Gazprom, Energy Minister Jurabek Mirzamakhmudov said. He again refused to reveal the price of imported “blue fuel.”

Uzbekistan increased gas exports to China in May, despite falling production
21 June 2023, 23:43

Uzbekistan increased gas exports to China in May, despite falling production

Uzbekistan increased its natural gas exports to China in May, with supplies rising to $78.16 million, almost double the amount exported in April. Despite this increase in exports, the country’s gas production continues to fall.

Uzbekistan sees decline in gas production and record high increase in electricity production
21 June 2023, 23:26

Uzbekistan sees decline in gas production and record high increase in electricity production

Gas production in Uzbekistan fell by 9.8% in the first five months of the year compared to the same period last year, with production falling for the second consecutive month in May. Meanwhile, electricity production showed record growth in May, while growth in oil production slowed to 3.1%.

Russia to supply 2.8 billion cubic meters of gas to Uzbekistan annually
19 June 2023, 23:35

Russia to supply 2.8 billion cubic meters of gas to Uzbekistan annually

The Energy Ministry of Uzbekistan announced details of a two-year gas agreement with Gazprom. It will supply 9 million cu.m. daily and an annual volume will reach almost 2.8 billion cu.m. This is in contrast to earlier reports by Kommersant, which stated that the volume would be twice as much.

Russian gas supplies to Uzbekistan to begin in Q4 2023
16 June 2023, 23:06

Russian gas supplies to Uzbekistan to begin in Q4 2023

An agreement on Russian gas supplies to Uzbekistan was signed between Gazprom and Energy Ministry of Uzbekistan, along with a road map for preparing the country’s gas transportation system. The supply of Russian gas to Uzbekistan via Kazakhstan will begin in the fourth quarter of 2023.

Uzbekistan resumes gas exports to China
25 May 2023, 22:29

Uzbekistan resumes gas exports to China

Uzbekistan resumed exporting natural gas to China after a three-month break. The volume of gas supplies in April amounted to $40.5 million.

Uzbekistan sees 9.5% drop in gas production in first four months of 2023
25 May 2023, 21:11

Uzbekistan sees 9.5% drop in gas production in first four months of 2023

Uzbekistan produced 16.26 billion cubic meters of gas in January-April 2023, which is a 9.5% decrease from the same period last year. Electricity and heat production also declined, while oil and coal production increased slightly.

Uzbekistan explores gas supplies from Russia via Central Asia-Center pipeline
30 April 2023, 14:36

Uzbekistan explores gas supplies from Russia via Central Asia-Center pipeline

Uzbekistan considers importing gas from Russia via the Central Asia-Center pipeline, as the Bukhara-Urals pipeline is obsolete, Uzbek Energy Minister said. The parties are assessing the costs of repairing compressor stations for reverse gas delivery.

Gas production in Uzbekistan to see positive growth in H2 2023 — Energy Minister
29 April 2023, 14:42

Gas production in Uzbekistan to see positive growth in H2 2023 — Energy Minister

Uzbek Energy Minister, Jurabek Mirzamakhmudov, announced at the Tashkent Investment Forum that the country’s gas production is expected to see positive growth in the second half of 2023, following a decline in production due to various factors.

Uzbekistan’s energy imports surge amid declining domestic production
24 April 2023, 14:36

Uzbekistan’s energy imports surge amid declining domestic production

Uzbekistan imported $151.2 million worth of gas in March, more than half of its imports last year. The figure rose sharply against the backdrop of falling domestic gas production. Import of coal, oil and oil products also increased.

Uzbekistan’s gas, electricity and coal production declines in Q1 2023
24 April 2023, 13:30

Uzbekistan’s gas, electricity and coal production declines in Q1 2023

Uzbekistan experienced a 9.6% decline in gas production during Q1 2023, totaling 12.3 billion cubic meters, with electricity production also falling by 5%. The production of thermal energy and coal has fallen as well. This downturn is attributed to reduced tax rates and other industry challenges.


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