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The agreement between the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Government of the Republic of Belarus on cooperation in the field of development of fuel and energy complexes

of May 18, 2005

The government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Government of the Republic of Belarus which further are referred to as with the Parties

being guided by the commonly accepted principles of international law, the Contract between the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Republic of Belarus on long-term economic cooperation for 1999 - 2008 of November 4, 1999, the Agreement to the Energy Charter of December 17, 1994 and the Constitutive treaty of Eurasian economic community of October 10, 2000,

proceeding from need of further strengthening of equal and mutually advantageous trade and economic relations, effective use of economic and scientific and technical capacities of both states, feasibility of preserving and development on long-term basis of specialization, cooperation and technologically interconnected productions of the states of the Parties,

recognizing need of joint development and implementation of target programs and projects of sci-tech cooperation for industries of fuel and energy complexes of the states of the Parties,

considering mutual interest of the states of the Parties in effective use of source of raw materials, the organization of joint businesses and interstate companies in industries of fuel and energy complexes, creating favorable conditions for enhancement of the market relations between legal entities of the states of the Parties,

agreed as follows:

Article 1

The parties will assist development of cooperation in industries of fuel and energy complexes on the basis of mutual advantage, mutual assistance and non-admission of the actions causing economic damage to each of the states of the Parties.

Article 2

Competent authorities of the states of the Parties on implementation of this agreement are:

from the Kazakhstan Side - the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources of the Republic of Kazakhstan;

from the Belarusian Side - the Ministry of Economics of the Republic of Belarus.

Article 3

The parties charge to competent authorities of the states of the Parties to determine annual amounts of transit and possible mutual deliveries of fuel and energy resources.

The parties, within the available opportunities of the operating transport systems, will provide free transit of fuel and energy resources.

The parties not make unilaterally decisions which lead to deterioration in conditions of transportation and transit of fuel and energy resources.

Article 4

Deliveries and transit of fuel and energy resources, goods and rendering services are performed on the basis of agreements (contracts) signed between business entities of the states of the Parties according to legislations of the states of the Parties.

The Kazakhstan side determines KazTransOil joint-stock company, authorized organization - the single operator by the implementation of transit of the Kazakhstan oil and its possible deliveries to the Republic of Belarus representing the interests of all Kazakhstan oil companies on registration with authorized business entities of the Republic of Belarus of agreements and other documentation on transportation and transfer of oil.

Article 5

Fee on implementation of transit of fuel and energy resources across the territory of the states of the Parties is performed on the rates established according to legislations of the states of the Parties.

Article 6

The parties will promote creation of joint projects of different patterns of ownership in fuel and energy complexes of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Republic of Belarus according to legislations of the states of the Parties.

Article 7

The parties agreed in case of development of energy programs to hold mutual consultations for the purpose of further deepening of integration bonds, development of sci-tech cooperation, implementation of new technologies in industries of fuel and energy complexes of the states of the Parties.

Article 8

The parties will render mutual assistance in achievement of requirements of the international standards, rules and standards on safe operation and environmental protection in industries of fuel and energy complexes of the states of the Parties.

Article 9

The parties agreed that activities and (or) joint activities of business entities of the states of the Parties in the field of fuel and energy complexes will be performed according to legislations of the states of the Parties.

Article 10

The parties will interact in the field of the prevention of emergence of natural disasters, accidents and liquidation of their effects on objects of fuel and energy complexes of the states of the Parties.

Article 11

The parties will take measures for ensuring safe and steady work of the main power lines, oil and gas pipelines and oil pipelines passing on the territories of the states of the Parties for implementation of transportation of the electric power, hydrocarbonic raw material and oil products.

Article 12

The parties charge to competent authorities of the states of the Parties to perform exchange of information about the course of accomplishment of this agreement.

Article 13

In case of disputes over interpretation and application of provisions of this agreement of the Party will resolve them by negotiations and consultations.

Article 14

By mutual consent of the Parties changes and additions which are drawn up by the protocols which are integral parts of this agreement can be made to this agreement.

Article 15

This agreement is signed sine die and becomes effective from the date of receipt of the last written notice of accomplishment of all interstate procedures by the Parties necessary for its entry into force.

This agreement remains in force before the expiration of six months from the date of receipt of one of the Parties of the written notice of other Party of its intention to stop its action.

It is made in Astana on May 18, 2005 in two authentic copies, everyone in the Kazakh and Russian languages, and all texts are equally authoritative.

In case of disagreements in case of interpretation of provisions of this agreement, the Parties will address to the text in Russian.

 

For the Government

Republic of Kazakhstan

For the Government

Republic of Belarus

 

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