Eni signs deals for energy transition projects in Kazakhstan
NUR-SULTAN, July 27, 2021 – Eni has partnered with Kazakhstan’s state-run KazMunaiGas to develop renewables, hydrogen and biofuels projects in the country, the company confirmed on Monday.
Eni’s CEO, Claudio Descalzi, met with Kazakhstani President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev and Prime Minister Askar Mamin and agreed to develop local projects beyond the company’s two wind farms and solar plant, which have a combined capacity of 150 MW.
Eni is the joint operator of the Karachaganak gasfield and owns shares in assets in the north of the Caspian Sea. The company is in the process of building a 50-MW solar plant in the southern region. The company has been in Kazakhstan since 1992.