Kazakhstan: Wrangling Kashagan

Joshua Foust reflects on the Kazakh government's new tendency in dealing with foreign oil concessions, saying that “environmental concerns” were not at the heart of dispute over the giant oil deposit Kashagan, but rather about Kazakhstan’s burgeoning oil nationalism.

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