Energy

July 8, 2021

International Nuclear Politics: Why Do Countries Want To Have Nuclear Weapons?

Any weapon that creates an explosion as a result of the release of energy by a chemical reaction of atomic nuclei through fission, fusion, or the mixing of both is generally called a nuclear weapon. The first use of nuclear weapons in international relations was realized by the United States […]
May 11, 2021

Prospects and Problems of the Kashagan Field

The Kashagan offshore oil and natural gas field is one of the largest and most operationally difficult field in the northern part of the Caspian Sea, which spans to an are of 75 kilometre (km) by 45 km, with 36.6 billion barrels of oil and 1 trillion cubic meters of […]
May 5, 2021

Latest Developments in TurkStream Natural Gas Pipeline

Turkey is an important country that functions as a bridge in the transportation of energy resources between producer and consumer countries. The TurkStream natural gas pipeline project, which targets the European market, strengthens the position of Turkey by transferring the Russian gas via the Black Sea to Turkey and then […]
April 17, 2021

Economic Effects of Renewable Energy Development

Renewable energy development is one of the key priorities for both developed and developing countries. Many studies focus on renewable energy-climate interaction [Jones and Warner, 2016]. At the same time, benefits from renewable energy development are wide. They vary from job creation to its positive contribution to economic growth. Renewable […]
March 29, 2021

International Turkic Energy Union Congress

Throughout the history, Turkish world has never given up the ideology of becoming together and establishing global peace and order. In this context, many attempts have been made and some successes have been achieved individually. Today, cooperation processes are tried to be developed in an updated context within many organizations. […]
January 17, 2021

A Promising Green Energy Resource in Kazakhstan: Solar Power

Kazakhstan is rich in different mineral resources, oil, gas and coal being the most important ones for the economy of the country. Therefore, since independence, the government of Kazakhstan mainly focused on developing the fossil fuel industry rather than alternative energy resources. However, due to its geographic location, the country […]
December 10, 2020

Potential of Wind Energy in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan is a country rich both in fossil fuels and renewable energy sources. However, in the light of recent global developments such as unstable energy market, limited amounts of fossil fuels and deteriorating environmental conditions, the country took a course of developing renewable energy sources. The basic principle of the […]
October 24, 2020

Евразийский обзор 2019: экономические, социальные и политические перспективы Евразии

С 2015 года Евразийский научно-исследовательский институт (ЕНИИ) представляет читателям еженедельные электронные бюллетени, в которых освещаются текущие экономические, политические, культурные и социальные события в евразийском регионе. За последние пять лет многие эксперты, дипломаты, политики, а также рядовые читатели из Турции, Казахстана и других евразийских стран высоко оценили аналитические материалы, написанные нашими […]
July 11, 2020

Renewable Energy as a Potential Driver of Kazakhstan’s Growth*

Kazakhstan has implemented important reforms and achieved major breakthroughs in its political and socioeconomic development, and the nation’s energy and mineral resources have played a crucial role in this transformation. At the same time, however, Kazakhstan has not largely succeeded in developing its non-resource-based industrial and tradable sectors, which results […]
November 13, 2019

Future World Energy Outlook and Global Oil Industry

September 2019 was marked by a an important milestone in the global oil industry when oil and gas stocks’ weighting in the S&P 500 fell to the record low in 40 years since 1979. Exxon Mobil, one of the major oil companies, fell out of the top ten stocks of […]