Klara A. Nurgaziyeva represents clients in mergers and acquisitions (M&A), cross-border investments, and commercial transactions in the oil and gas, telecommunication, infrastructure, banking, and other industries in Kazakhstan and other Central Asian countries. She also advises various nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) on family and education pro bono matters in Kazakhstan. Klara is fluent in English and Russian.
For ONGC Videsh of India, assistance on its major investment project agreements with KazMunayGas for development of the Satpayev E&P block in Kazakhstan's Caspian offshore zone.
For shareholder Eni and the former operator Agip KCO, advice on various aspects of development and the recent successful renegotiation of the Kashagan mega oil and gas field complex in Kazakhstan's Caspian offshore zone, with total investment expected to be over $125 billion, and ongoing work for NCOC, the current multicompany project operator.
For Statoil, advising on various matters related to oil & gas regulations in Kazakhstan.
For TNK-BP and KNOC, assistance on several proposed upstream acquisitions and ventures.
For CNPC, advised on its $4 billion acquisition of PetroKazakhstan, a Canadian-listed company and prominent oil and gas producer in Kazakhstan.
For TeliaSonera and its affiliates, advised on acquisitions of ventures in Uzbekistan and Tajikistan and assistance on various matters in Kazakhstan.
For Vympelcom, advised on its investment project in Uzbekistan.
For EADS and its affiliates (Astrium and Eurocopter), assistance on establishment of the presence in Kazakhstan and creation of joint ventures with Kazakhstan partners.
For Sberbank of Russia, advised on the acquisition of a medium-sized bank in Kazakhstan and entry to Kazakhstan market.
University of Dundee, Scotland, 2004, LL.M. (Petroleum Law and Policy)
Eligible in Kazakhstan
Awards and Affiliations
Ranked, Rising Star, IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate Guide (2018)