Kazakhstan is the world’s 9th-largest exporter of coal and crude oil, as well as 12th-largest supplier of natural gas
Nur-Sultan, April 14 - Neftegaz.RU.
has been named the new Chairman of the Management Board of KazMunayGas, Kazinform has learnt from the official website of the Samryk-Kazyna Sovereign Wealth Fund.
The appointment of former Presidential Aide Magzum Mirzagaliyev was coordinated with the Presidential Administration of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Born in in 1978 in Almaty city, Mirzagaliyev is a graduate of the Turan University, the Diplomatic Academy of the Kazakh Foreign Ministry, and the Yessenov Caspian State University of Technology and Engineering.
He worked for a number of oil & gas companies, including MIDrillingFluidsInternational and KazMunayGas
Between 2010 and 2012 he was a managing director at KazMunayGas.
Much later in 2019 he was appointed the Minister of Ecology, Geology & Natural Resources of Kazakhstan.
He became the Minister of Energy of Kazakhstan in September 2021.
Prior to the recent appointment he served as the Presidential Aide starting from January 2022.