The firm rises in the rankings released by Legal 500 and takes positions in eight jurisdictions – Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.
Uzbekistan imposed sanctions for mining without a license
This rule provides for stricter liability measures
Legal reform in the energy sector is to be introduced in Uzbekistan
The Ministry of Energy, along with the Asian Development Bank and the World Bank, has begun to develop a model for a competitive electricity market.
Changes in conducting exploration works in Uzbekistan
On November 18, 2019, the President signed the Resolution “On measures to improve the system of organizing and conducting exploration work for oil and gas”.
Yerbolat Yerkebulanov held a seminar in Atyrau for representatives of oilfield service companies
During the event, issues of local content in procurement of subsoil users (including TCO, NCOC), including liability of subsoil users and suppliers, applicable reporting, as well as measures on mitigating legal uncertainty risks were discussed.
The procedure for licensing the right to use subsoils is adjusted
Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers No. 443 approved the Regulations on the procedure for issuing licenses for the right to use subsoils containing non-metallic minerals, which has modified the process for obtaining a permit for the right to use subsoils.
Yerbolat Yerkebulanov spoke on “Novelties in the Subsoil Code for Petroleum Subsoil Users”.
On 19 April 2018, Yerbolat Yerkebulanov, partner of GRATA International (Subsoil Use Dept.) spoke on “Novelties in the Subsoil Code for Petroleum Subsoil Users”.”