Kazakhstan: Energy Resources

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Country Profile
Population 16,004,800
GDP $200,600,000,000
Energy Consumption 2.17 Quadrillion Btu
2-letter ISO code KZ
3-letter ISO code KAZ
Numeric ISO code 398
UN Region[1] Central Asia
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Energy Maps 0
Tools 4 view
Programs 11 view
Energy Organizations 3 view
Research Institutions 1 view
CIA World Factbook, Appendix D[2]

Kazakhstan, officially the Republic of Kazakhstan, is a country in Central Asia, with a small portion west of the Ural River in easternmost Europe. Kazakhstan is the world's largest landlocked country by land area and the ninth largest country in the world; its territory of 2,727,300 square kilometres is larger than Western Europe. Moreover, lying on both sides of the Ural River makes Kazakhstan one of only two landlocked countries in the world lying on two continents.

Energy Resources

Resource Value Units Rank Period Source
Wind Potential 0 Area(km²) Class 3-7 Wind at 50m 128 1990 NREL
Solar Potential 6,684,341,327 MWh/year 14 2008 NREL
Coal Reserves 37,037.66 Million Short Tons 8 2008 EIA
Natural Gas Reserves 2,407,000,000,000 Cubic Meters (cu m) 15 2010 CIA World Factbook
Oil Reserves 30,000,000,000 Barrels (bbl) 11 2010 CIA World Factbook

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Kazakhstan Policy and Regulatory Overview
Source: http://www.reegle.info/countries/KZ

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  1. UN Statistics Division
  2. CIA World Factbook, Appendix D
  3. Reegle Clean Energy Datasets

Kazakhstan is a country in Asia.
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