Saule Akhmetkaliyeva

Saule Akhmetkaliyeva

Senior Research fellow

Saule Akhmetkaliyeva was a research fellow in the Eurasian Research Institute at H.A.Yassawi Kazakh Turkish International University. She holds a BS in petroleum engineering from the Kazakh National Technical University named after K.I. Satbayev and a MS in Environmental Science from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi with a GPA of 4.0. Saule has conducted research on new methods of matrix acidizing of carbonate formations in Karachaganak field, Kazakhstan for her bachelor’s degree, and a research on advanced sedimentary analysis of sediments from Marmara Gölü, Turkey for her master’s thesis.

Staff's Publications


January 13, 2016

Rogun Dam Project: Challenges and Prospects

Since the collapse of the Soviet Union there have been an ongoing competition between the energy generation and irrigation sectors of the upstream and downstream countries in Central Asia. Hence, the downriver countries, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, mainly consume water for agricultural purposes, while the upstream countries, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, use water as a source of hydro energy. In the past, […]
October 28, 2015

Overview of the Gold Mining Industry of Kyrgyzstan

As most of the other Central Asian countries, Kyrgyzstan is an energyrich country with a wide range of minerals. However, the main mineral mined in the country is gold, which has made the gold mining industry one of the pillars of the Kyrgyzstan’s economy. The major gold mine in the […]
July 28, 2015

Recent Developments in India-Kazakhstan Energy Cooperation

Kazakhstan is India’s largest trading partner among the Central Asian states. The cooperation on energy resources and trade of natural resources is an important component of the partnership between India and Kazakhstan. The main commercial commodities between the countries are oil and oil products, uranium, asbestos, titanium, pharmaceuticals and agriculture. […]
June 2, 2015

Perspectives on Potential of Renewable Energy in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan is an energy rich country, both in fossil fuels and in renewable energy sources, such as hydropower, wind energy, solar radiation, geothermal energy and bio-fuels. However, for today, most of these green energy resources are left untapped. In 2014 renewable energy accounted for 0.6% of electricity generation, not including […]
May 3, 2015

Impacts of Climate Change in Central Asia

One of the main concerns of the 21st century is a climate change. While some believe that climate change is not going to affect their lives, in the reality, it is a socio-economic issue, and not just an environmental one. This paper is an overview of the social impacts of […]
March 19, 2015

General Environmental Impacts of Subsea Pipelines

In our fossil fuel dependent community oil and gas transportation via subsea pipelines is an important link in the chain of the petroleum industry. Although for some, a construction of offshore pipelines is an opportunity to safely and cheaply deliver oil and gas to a customer, for the others, the […]
March 17, 2015

Environmental Issues of the Caspian Sea

The Caspian Sea is the largest endorheic body of water with a unique environmental system and abundant natural resources. Therefore, issues arising in the area are crucial to the countries sharing its waters (Russia, Iran, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan).   38 Views / Көрулер / Görüntüleme / Просмотры