On 14 and 16 March 2009 Executive Board on CDM under UN FCCC registered two first CDM projects of Uzbekistan in the framework of Clean Development Mechanism of the Kyoto Protocol.
Energy Intelligence Group announced its list of TOP-50 world’s largest oil companies. Uzbekistan’s Uzbekneftegaz was listed in the rating for the first time.
Under a governmental resolution, the Uzavtosanoat association of carindustry was set up in March 1994. It was restructured into a joint-stock company in August 2004.
Uzbekistan is planning to implement 327 investment projects totalling over US$40 billion in 2009-14.
A delegation of Vietnam led by Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Cuong visited Uzbekneftegaz national holding company, the Uzbek company said.
Management of Uzbekistan’s national oil and gas company Uzbekneftegaz held a meeting with the Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Murli S. Deora, the Uzbek company said.
Uzbekistan’s national oil and gas company Uzbekneftegaz and Malaysia’s Petronas plan to complete their feasibility study for a planned US$2.5 billion gas-to-liquids joint venture project in Uzbekistan by April or May, Platts reported quoting an Uzbekneftegaz spokeswoman on Tuesday.
Tajikistan has settled a fourth of its debt to the Uztransgaz [Uzbek gas transport] state company by transferring US$4.5 million, the Tojiktransgaz [Tajik gas transportation] open joint-stock company (former Tojikgaz) said.
On 17 March 2009 UNDP project “Capacity Building for Clean Development Mechanism in Uzbekistan” in cooperation with German Energy Agency DENA conducts workshop for raising awareness of Uzbek specialists in the field of CDM project development.