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Kazakh energy minister: Kalamkas oilfield fire not to hurt output

Christian Fernsby |
The fire that broke out at the Kalamkas oilfield in Kazakhstan will have no impact on the Central Asian nation’s oil output, Kazakh Energy Minister Kanat Bozumbayev said.

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Bozumbayev added that Kazakhstan's First Vice Minister of Energy Makhambet Dosmukhambetov arrived at the site of the fire in Mangistau region.

A well at the field in western Kazakhstan caught fire on Monday morning and continued to burn on Tuesday, fuelled by gas escaping from under the

urface, Reuters reported.


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