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Kazakhstan’s energy sector plans to adopt modern technological systems

by August 21, 2017 Market

It is planned to introduce a number of modern technological systems in the energy sector. This was announced by Minister of Energy Kanat Bozumbayev during the briefing at the Government press center on the topic Implementation of the first priority Accelerated technological modernization of the economy in the framework of the Presidential Address Third Modernization of Kazakhstan: Global Competitiveness.

Kanat Bozumbayev reported that in terms of energy, the draft program “Digital Kazakhstan” consists of 9 measures for the introduction of a number of information systems:

1. The SanaField smart deposit will allow ensuring growth of the volume and quality of produced oil and reducing operating costs in oil producing enterprises.

2. The “Digital Mine” will increase productivity of uranium mining enterprises up to 10%.

3. The oil information system will reduce shadow trade and increase the collection of taxes from activities related to extraction, preparation, processing, transportation, storage, sale, shipment and export of oil.

Also, a number of projects are being implemented within the Integrated Information System “Unified State System for Subsoil Use Management”:

4. “Liquefied petroleum gas forecast balance” – will reduce the risk of its irrational distribution in the domestic market, identify facts of violations regarding illegal export and non-disclosed volumes, and provide equal access and a favorable environment for gas supplying organizations.

5. “Online auction of deposits” – will provide transparent, consistent and operational auctions, exclude direct contact of entrepreneurs with officials.

6. The introduction of an automated maintenance and repair system for oil-producing enterprises will allow switching to a 3-year overhaul period.

7. The unified state system for monitoring environmental protection will increase the efficiency and reliability of information, provide a comprehensive analysis and accessibility of information in real time.

8. The introduction of Smart technologies into the electric power industry will increase the observability, manageability and efficiency of the country’s electric power industry.

9. Automating the management of the operating modes of the Unified Energy System will increase the reliability of electricity supply and will help reducing the costs of maintaining equipment.

Source: Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan