Minister: Kazakhstan to transit to Euro-5 standard gasoline production
Kazakhstan, Astana, March 30 / Trend A.Maratov /
The Kazakh Oil and Gas Ministry made the decision to immediately move to Euro-5 standard gasoline production following the upgrade of three Kazakh oil refineries, Minister Sauat Mynbayev told journalists on Wednesday.
"The requirements for gasoline production standards are rapidly increasing. Theretofore, if we move in stages, first to Euro-3, and then to Euro-4, it will take more time and most importantly more money," he added.
Mynbayev said Kazakhstan is behind Russia and Belarus in term of the quality of gasoline.
The state program to modernize the three Kazakh refineries was approved in