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Kazakhstan Prime Minister

Nurlan Balgimbayev, former Kazakhstan Prime Minister.

Background

Balgimbayev, Nurlan was born on November 20, 1947 in Guriev (now Atyrau), Kazakhstan.

Education

Degree in mining engineering, Kazak Polytechnic Institute, 1973. Postgraduate, University Massachusetts, Boston, 1993.

Career

From assistant driller to chief engineer state-run oil companies, Kazakhstan, 1964-1986. Deputy head chief department oil extraction Ministry of Oil and Gas Industry of Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, Moscow, 1986-1992. Minister of oil and gas industry Government of Kazakhstan, 1994-1997.

Prime minister Republic of Kazakhstan, from 1997. Chairman Kazakhoil National Oil & Gas Company, Kazakhstan.