May 20 (LNG) – LNG and energy engineering company, KBR of the US, has signed a joint venture agreement with NIPIneftegas JSC to establish a new engineering and support services company in Kazakhstan, the former Soviet Republic which is a big supplier of pipeline natural gas to China.
“With support from KBR and NIPIneftegas, the venture called KBR-NIPILLP, will provide engineering, procurement, design and related services for projects across the upstream, midstream and downstream oil and gas sectors, within the Republic of Kazakhstan,” said a statement. Kazakhstan supplied 7.5 billion cubic metres of natural gas to China last year and plans to gradually increase this total to 10 Bcm per annum.Previous:
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