Despite being the ninth largest country in the world by area, Kazakhstan is still relatively unknown to many western Europeans. That seems likely to change as more and more discover this fascinating country and extraction of its plentiful petroleum and varied mineral resource base takes place.

The three papers on aspects of Kazakhstan’s geology included in this issue of Petroleum Geoscience are an attempt to heighten awareness of the geology and geophysics that underpin this emerging petroleum province. The papers arise from the European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (EAGE)’s inaugural KazGeo conference, which was held at the Hyatt Regency...

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