THE CASPIAN REGION:Politics, Economics, Culture

Scientific journal

Kazakhstan multivector energy policy and its importance for Russia

2015. №2, pp. 160-165

Mamedov Intigam Bayram ogly - post-graduate student, Lomonosov Moscow State University, GSP-1, 27 Lomonosovskiy av., Moscow, 119991, Russian Federation,

The article analyzes Kazakhstan foreign policy in raw sector with regional and global actors. The attention is focused on its multivector character and importance for Russia. The author considers the Kazakhstan-China and Kazakhstan-West relations through a prism of the Russian-Kazakhstan cooperation. The paper presents highlights of the Kazakhstan energy policy for the last decade. The separate part is assigned to systems of raw materials transportation as to the main criteria for definition of a Political Science orientation. The author scrutinizes a role of transnational corporations and points to the start of work of the Euroasian economic union, which can change a state of affairs radically.

Key words: Казахстан, транснациональные корпорации, трубопроводные системы, геополитика, Прикаспийские государства, мультивекторная политика, Центральная Азия, месторождения нефти и газа, Евразийский экономический союз, государственные компании, Каспийский Трубопроводный Консорциум, Kazakhstan, transnational corporations, pipeline systems, geopolitics, Caspian littoral states, multivector policy, Central Asia, oil and gas fields, Eurasian Economic Union, Government-owned companies, Caspian Pipeline Consortium