The country was a large producer of mineral fuels, including coal, natural gas, oil, . Kazakhstan's mining industry is estimated at US$29.5 billion by 2017.
Kazakhstan’s largest coal producer, Bogatyr Access Komir, which accounts for roughly 35 percent of Kazakhstan’s coal output, is a subsidiary of Access Industries Incorporated (U.S.A.). Bogatyr Access Komir develops northern Kazakhstan’s Bogatyr and Severny coal fields and is Kazakhstan’s largest exporter to Russia.
The huge Bogatyr Komir mine, the largest coal mine in Kazakhstan, located in the Ekibastuz coal basin, is a joint venture company between Rusal and Samruk Energy. It has total commercial reserves of about 3 billion tonnes of coal and provides 42% of the total coal production in Kazakhstan.
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The Eurasian Group comprises one third of the mining and metals sector of Kazakhstan. Its key commodities include chromium, manganese, iron ore, bauxite and coal. Kazakhmys: the largest copper producer in Kazakhstan, leading international company in sphere of mining and development of natural resources.
Bogatyr Komir Kazakhstan company is one of the largest in the world in terms of open-pit coal mining, its balance reserves are 2.75 billion tons. The production capacity of the enterprise is 42 million tons of coal per year, including 32 million tons in the Bogatyr mine, and 10 million tons in the Severny mine.
1.4). Proved coal reserves in Kazakhstan are estimated at 34,2 billion tons (4% of the global volume), including lignite reserves – 62%, stone coal – 38%. Kazakhstan annually enters into top 10 world leaders in coal mining (107,3 million tons in 2015).