On 31 March, the sole shareholder of the state-owned Uzbekenergo, which is subject to liquidation in line with the presidential decree of 03/27/2019. No. PP-4249, the distribution balance sheet, agreed with the joint-stock companies Thermal Power Stations (TPP), National Electric Grids of Uzbekistan (NESU) and Regional Electric Grids (REG), was approved.
On 31 March 2020, negotiations were held with the Vice Minister of Trade and Integration of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kairat Torebaev in the format of video conferencing.
On 6 February 2020, President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev held a meeting to discuss the effectiveness of the oil and gas industry and the challenges this year to increase the production of natural gas and liquid hydrocarbons. It was criticized the fact that, despite the created conditions, systemic problems do not disappear, negatively affect the development of other industries, the need of our people, entrepreneurs for a stable supply of oil, gas, and electricity is not fully provided.
According to the relevant government resolution, Ulugbek Khashimjanovich Muradov has been appointed director of the Export Promotion Agency under the Ministry of Investments and Foreign Trade.
Recently, there are more and more reports on the Internet and in various social networks that despite the announced quarantine, at the construction site of a synthetic liquid fuel (GTL) plant in Kashkadarya region, they are forcing more than 10 thousand people work, in connection with which the Project Operator Company LLC “Uzbekistan GTL” (a structural enterprise of JSC “Uzbekneftegaz”) officially announces the following.
Thanks to the establishment of cooperation with other countries at a new, modern level, as well as the international agreements reached with the railway administrations of other countries, opportunities for the development of freight transportation are expanding, existing transit corridors are being improved and new ones are being opened, international multimodal freight transportation is being established, using a flexible tariff policy.
On 27 March 2020, at the construction site of the GTL plant in Kashkadarya region, as part of the investment project "Production of synthetic liquid fuels based on purified methane of the Shurtan Mining and Chemical Combine", the construction of the railway infrastructure facilities was launched. This was reported by the press center of Uzbekistan GTL.
According to the Department of Investment Projects, the JV New Silk Road Oil and Gas LLC produces hydrocarbons at the Khojasayat, Khojadavlat and Sharky Alat fields, the press service of the joint-stock company Uzbekneftegaz reported.
Uzbekneftegaz JSC is implementing an investment project to modernize three plants (UPPBS-3 / 1,2,5) for producing a propane-butane mixture of the Shurtan oil and gas production department worth us$49.0 million. This was reported by the press service of Uzbekneftegaz JSC.